University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) (Honours)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

This program is designed to prepare graduates for a range of careers in professional areas of construction including construction management, quantity surveying, facilities management and building surveying. The program uses problem based learning as a delivery mechanism for most courses. Students work under the guidance of lecturers, tutors and industry professionals.


In the Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) (Honours) program, students are required to complete a total of 320 units, of which 290 units are core courses, 10 units are directed courses and 20 units are electives. Students are required to complete a total of 16 weeks of relevant practical experience prior to commencing their final (fourth) year of study. A graded Honours classification is awarded on the basis of superior performance attained throughout the program.


  • Construction management
  • Building information modelling (BIM)
  • Building surveying
  • Communication
  • Construction ecology
  • Tendering and estimating

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. Alternative entry pathways may include approved TAFE studies, preparatory programs such as Newstep, Open Foundation or Tertiary Preparation Certificate.


This program is fully accredited by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveying (AIQS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS).

Study pathways

Credit transfer agreements with TAFE NSW and other education providers are under continuous negotiation.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $138,030
  • ATAR: 62
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Online International: $138,030
  • ATAR: 62
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Callaghan, Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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