Diploma of Construction Management / Bachelor of Construction Technology

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This course provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform competently at a professional level in the residential construction industry, in one or more of the following roles: Site Manager, Building Supervisor, Estimator and Building Surveyor. Students will develop specialised skills in construction management. The Construction Technology program is widely recognised for delivering the full suite of theoretical, practical, and hands-on experience in the area of residential construction. Students will study four concentrated areas related to the delivery of residential construction projects. These are construction technology; construction economics; construction law; and construction resource management. There may be a number of opportunities during the course to obtain a cadetship in the building industry in areas including project home building, building surveying and residential development.


260 credit points


  • Construction management
  • construction technology.

Standard entry requirements

Completed an English unit in the NSW Higher School Certificate, or competency in English at IELTS 6.0 equivalent (unless a native speaker) or passed The College English test at IELTS 6.0 equivalent or passed The College Foundation Studies Academic English unit at C grade level or higher. Students are also assumed to have background in Mathematics at a senior high school level and assumed background in Science knowledge, preferably in Physics. Met other entry requirements such as: an ATAR identified prior to the offer of a place, or completed The College Foundation Studies course with a Grade Point Average of 5.5 or higher.


The three year Bachelor of Construction Technology program may be used as a pathway to the four year Bachelor of Construction Management program which meets the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) professional accreditation requirements.

Study pathways

The first year of this course is delivered by Western Sydney University The College as an agent of Western Sydney University via extended face-to-face hours in smaller learning environments. A Diploma in Construction Management exit point is also available at the end of the first year of the course.

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