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|Award granted||Master of Construction Management|
|Campus||This course is only offered off campus|
1 year full-time (3 trimesters) or part-time equivalent
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)
|Indicative annual fee 2013||$25,490* AUD|
|Level||Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)|
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6 (or equivalent). More information is available at www.ielts.org
|Deakin course code||S791|
The Master of Construction Management is made up of 12 credit points of study which blend innovative practice and leading edge research using a case based approach to learning.
The course provides students with the understanding, knowledge and skills in a variety of roles in quantity surveying and construction management and is suitable for personnel involved in the procurement of built facilities as project managers, design managers, construction managers or quantity surveyors as well as people in government departments and commercial organisations who are responsible for the procurement of such facilities.
The course has been designed to suit the needs of two types of graduates:
The course is designed to provide the specialist skills related to the theoretical, policy, evaluative and research frameworks that underpin the construction professions.
Students will work in a multi-disciplinary context with topics that are at the forefront of the built environment industry, such as: Project Feasibility Evaluation, Cost Planning, Professional Business Practice, Construction Measurement, Commercial Construction Organisation, Design Management, Legal Risk Management, Sustainability, Urban Ecologies and Strategic Construction Procurement.
The course is distinguished by its flexible delivery mode. It brings together a range of built environment disciplines to look at issues of true international significance in terms of procurement and contractual options, project financing and sustainability economics.
The course has been designed so that students have the opportunity to exit with a Graduate Certificate of Construction Management (four credit points) or Graduate Diploma of Construction Management (eight credit points).
The course is professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Fee Paying Place - International (IFP)
A Fee Paying Place is one for which the University does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fees for international students apply to persons living in Australia with Temporary Resident status (provided that there is no limitation on study) and persons living abroad who are not Australian citizens and do not have Permanent Resident status in Australia.
Equivalent Full-Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full-time-load for one year of study.
* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2013, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2013 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative annual course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.
Graduates will find career opportunities in the fields of quantity surveying and construction
management with a wide spectrum of employers which include construction companies, quantity surveying, project management and construction consultants. In addition, they will also be eligible for relevant positions in client organisations in the property development arms of government departments and commercial companies such as banks, retailers and manufacturers.
Graduates who wish to do so will be able to pursue their careers overseas in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America.
You must complete 12 credit points of study from the following units:
Please note that for professional accreditation purposes, students are required to complete a minimum of 150 study hours for each unit.
|SRV799||Built Environment Integrated Project|
Choose any ten units from the following:
|SRM750||Built Environment Professional Practice|
|SRM751||Integrated Project Information Management|
|SRM752||Advanced Project Management|
|SRQ745||Commercial Construction Organisation|
|SRQ763||Legal Risk Management|
|SRQ764||Building Project Evaluation|
|SRQ780||Strategic Construction Procurement|
|SRT757||Building Systems and Environment|
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy please visit The Guide.
Applicants will normally have successfully completed an approved bachelors level degree (or equivalent) in a related or non-related area, comprising at least three years of study. Alternative admission criteria includes demonstrable professional experience, comprising at least five years experience in a quantity surveying environment with a supporting letter from your current or previous employer.
Your faculty may require further information from you when submitting your application. Please refer to the Faculty application requirements web page for further details.
If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate that you wish to be considered for credit for prior learning in your application. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your credit for prior learning.
Your credit for prior learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
|Graduate Certificate of Construction Management (S591)|
|Graduate Diploma of Construction Management (S691)|