Diploma of Construction

University of South Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00121B

The Diploma in Construction is a two-year program that prepares students for university study and upon successful completion guarantees entry into the second year of a wide range of construction degrees.


  • 72 units
  • 8 foundation courses which develop sound academic skills
  • 8 discipline courses from the construction pathway.


  • Foundation courses
  • Construction

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with a competitive ATAR
  • OR complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete a Cert III or Cert IV
  • Qualify for Special Entry
  • Complete a University Foundation Studies program AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements.

Study pathways

This program is packaged program with the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours). Students can apply for the packaged programs through SATAC.

Further information

Applicants who have completed a TAFE/VET award at Diploma level or above, or who have studied at higher education level for more than two years will not be considered for admission to the program.

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