What will I learn?
Building and Construction managers are responsible for the design, development, construction and operation of civil engineering and large scale residential and commercial building projects.
They require skills in:
cost and quality management
construction techniques and materials
Upon completion, graduates of this course are equipped to:
plan, construct and manage the delivery of efficient and effective strategies over the course of the construction process
assess construction documentation for constructability and compliance with codes and standards
communicate with technical professionals such as architects and engineers regarding design objectives
formulate project cash flows and budgets with respect to project control at various stages of the construction process
prepare tender documents, contract bidding, negotiation and sub-contractor selection
supervise construction sites and personnel.
Career opportunities for graduates completing this course include:
Graduates will have a wide range of employment opportunities and can work in both the private and public sectors for employers such as:
As key professionals in the construction industry, graduates will work closely with other professional disciplines, industry groups and development authorities. The course will also provide skills and knowledge that can be applied in other industries such as mining, petrochemicals and infrastructure development.
To complete the Bachelor of Building (Construction Management) students will be required to complete 384 credit points (equivalent to 32 units) consisting of:
288 credit points (equivalent to 24 units) of Core Building and Construction Management units 48 credit points of Core studies 48 credit points (equivalent to 4 units) of Elective units
Which department am I in? College of Engineering and Science
Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than: Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21. Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169. VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.
Student must have a Successful completion of a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate. You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Total score of 52; VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved; English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)- EAP 2 (advanced): B grade.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
$18,410/year for bachelor degree; $14,776/year for master degree. This is the annual fee for regular bachelors and masters degree
26 February 2018, 23 July 2018
Footscray Park campus Ballarat Road, FOOTSCRAY, Victoria, 3011, MELBOURNE, Australia