Construction management

Construction management is a professional discipline concerned with the effective procurement of built facilities in the context of time, cost and quality objectives, and the growing imperative for sustainable development. Courses comprise an excellent mix of hands-on practice and theory, and integrated studies in technology and building management.

Construction management

Undergraduate (Bachelor) degrees
Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Teaching (Science)/Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of ScienceCourse information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Postgraduate degrees
Master of Biotechnology (Advanced)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study construction management at Deakin?

Study honours

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) is awarded at honours level to students who achieve an outstanding academic result on completion of their degree. Honours can offer you a competitive edge in the job market along with providing a pathway into a higher degree – many honours students go on to complete a PhD or other advanced qualifications.

Fast-track your degree

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) and Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management may be taken as accelerated programs. By taking selected units in Trimester 3, the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) may be completed in less than four years and the Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management may be completed in four years instead of five.

We offer a unique combined course

Deakin's combined course in design (architecture) and construction management takes an innovative, integrated approach that gives you cross-discipline career capability and recognition, and provides you with increased options in your future career. The combined course can be followed by a one-year Master of Architecture (Design) to further enhance your career opportunities

Construction management graduates are highly regarded by employers

Courses in construction management at Deakin have an excellent reputation in the profession. Employers seek talented graduates who are multi-skilled, and our combined course in design (architecture) and construction management gives our graduates an additional advantage in the industry, placing them at the forefront of contemporary debates concerning energy use, workplace design and climate change adaptation.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) you may find employment as a construction manager, estimator, project manager or quantity surveyor in a range of industry organisations such as contractors, property developers and consulting firms. Opportunities also exist in the property and facilities divisions of companies that are responsible for large property portfolios.

Learn with allied professions

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. 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.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) is professionally accredited by industry. It is recognised for practice in over 50 countries, providing a global passport for work in this field in Australia and overseas.

Hands-on learning

Industry-based units in construction management allow you to experience workplace culture and practices, explore career options and develop professional networks. You will learn about the management of small to large projects requiring broad knowledge across construction technology and processes, resource management, law, information technology, environmental management and construction economics.

Work-Integrated Learning

You may choose to undertake a discipline-specific industry placement as part of your course.


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