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Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

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Award granted Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)
CampusOffered at Waterfront (Geelong)
Cloud (online)No
Duration4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code080117B
Deakin course codeS346

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Course overview

Deakin’s Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) is offered to students wishing to gain employment in management positions in construction and allied industries in Australia and overseas. The course consists of four years of academic study. You will be provided with an excellent mix of hands-on practice and theory and integrated studies in technology and building management, including building economics and law, project management, building technology, measurement and estimation, quantity surveying, building surveying and building practice. The course develops progressively from the elementary concepts underlying planning and management of building production and technical studies through to the complexities and interrelationships of modern construction practices.

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

Professional recognition

This course is professionally accredited by industry.  As a graduate of this course you will have completed the academic requirements for membership of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). It is recognised for practice in more than 50 countries, providing a global passport for work in this field in Australia and overseas.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

The course comprises a total of 32 credit points, which must include the following:

 

  • 28 core units (29 credit points)
  • 3 elective units
  • Completion of SRA010 Safety Induction Program (0-credit-point compulsory unit)
  • Level 3 units – at least 6 credit points
  • Level 1 units – no more than 10 credit points

 

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) may be completed in less than four years by taking selected units in trimester 3. This also provides for greater flexibility in your studies.

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Course structure

Year 1

Trimester 1

 

 

SRE170 Construction Finance  

SRT141 Building Safety  

SRT153 Building Materials Science  

SRT159 Construction Projects 1  

SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

 

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit

 

Trimester 2

SRE270 Building Economics  

SRM165 Information Systems in Construction  

SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  

SRT259 Construction Projects 2  

 

Year 2

Trimester 1

SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

SRM181 Project Management 1  

SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  

 

Trimester 2

SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

SRM261 Contract Administration 2  

SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  

SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  

 

Year 3

Trimester 1

SRM281 Project Management 2  

SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  

SRT358 Building Environmental Services  

plus one elective unit

 

Trimester 2

SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

SRM381 Project Management 3  

SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

plus one elective unit

 

 

Year 4

Trimester 1

SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

SRM489 Professional Practice  

SRR401 Introduction to Construction Research  

plus one elective unit

 

 

Trimester 2

SRE464 Building Development Appraisal  

SRR402 Construction Research Thesis  *

SRV499 Built Environment Integrated Project  

* 2 credit points

Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours): (accelerated program)

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) may be taken as an accelerated program. By taking selected units in Trimester 3 the course can be completed in three years instead of four.

Year 1

Trimester 1

SRE170 Construction Finance  

SRT141 Building Safety  

SRT153 Building Materials Science  

SRT159 Construction Projects 1  

SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

 

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit

Trimester 2

SRE270 Building Economics  

SRM165 Information Systems in Construction  

SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  

SRT259 Construction Projects 2  

 

Trimester 3

SRM181 Project Management 1  

plus three elective units

 

Year 2

Trimester 1

SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

SRM281 Project Management 2  

SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  

 

Trimester 2

SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

SRM261 Contract Administration 2  

SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  

SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  

 

Trimester 3

SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  

SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

SRM381 Project Management 3  

SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

 

 

Year 3

Trimester 1

SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

SRM489 Professional Practice  

SRR401 Introduction to Construction Research  

SRT358 Building Environmental Services  

 

Trimester 2

SRE464 Building Development Appraisal  

SRR402 Construction Research Thesis  *

SRV499 Built Environment Integrated Project  

* 2 credit points

 

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8th June 2007