Why choose construction management?
With high starting salaries and opportunities to work around the world, construction industry professionals obtain considerable rewards. Professionals in the construction industry use their knowledge of construction materials, practices and planning to successfully manage, cost, quantify and assess for compliance complex construction projects. They coordinate the delivery of these projects, as well as managing legal and financial aspects.
Why study with us?
We produce innovative, resourceful and creative graduates. You will learn through a variety of teaching approaches that simulate real-life situations faced by construction professionals. The distance program is a great opportunity for those currently working in the construction industry or those unable to study full-time.
What will I study?
You will develop skills to manage the process of construction. These include studies in construction technology, ecology, management, communication, law, economics, tendering, procurement, health and safety, building compliance, fire safety and compliance, finance and facilities management.
The degree is fully endorsed by professional bodies in Australia and internationally, and currently holds accreditation from the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS), the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (RICS), the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveying (AIQS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV).
Graduates can work as self-employed consultants or work for building/civil engineering contractors, as property developers, building surveyors, project managers, construction managers, estimators and facilities managers or quantity surveying practices. Graduates can become sub-contractors, materials suppliers and also work in plant and equipment organisations. There are opportunities for international travel and good salaries soon after graduation.