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Bachelor of Construction (Honours) Major Construction Management

Bachelor of Construction (Honours) Major Construction Management (BCNH)
CRICOS: 089494D

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Springfield
Duration
  • 4 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul

Overview

  • Graduate ready to make an impact in the construction industry and the ability to manage a range of construction projects, including residential, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure projects.
  • Develop proficiency in problem-solving analysis, engineering design and construction project and business management, as well as expertise in built environment, quantity surveying and building services design.
  • Diversify your skillset by completing a minor study within a specific area or specialisation. You have the option to choose a minor in building, construction or to create your own.
  • Already have professional experience in the construction industry? You can build towards earning a higher salary as a qualified construction manager with USQ’s Bachelor of Construction (Honours). Study while you work, either via distance or on campus, and have the flexibility to fit study around your life.
  • Already have a Diploma through TAFE? Maybe an apprenticeship through your work experience? Then fast-track your degree with the credit you’ve already earned.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Construction (Honours) is recognised by the professional body for construction, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Construction (Honours) meet the Queensland Building and Construction Commission’s technical qualification requirements to hold a Builder Open class of licence and a Builder Project Management Services licence subject to demonstrating the required level of industry experience.

Career outcomes

  • USQ’s industry-oriented and practical coursework means you’ll gain the expertise required to tackle problems in the workforce and deliver on big projects.
  • Career opportunities include roles such as construction manager, construction project manager, site manager, site supervisor, construction estimator in residential, industrial and commercial projects.
  • Additionally, managerial and functional roles such as site management, contract administration, scheduling, estimating, quality control, project management will also be available to graduates of this degree.

Entry requirements

Starting uni in 2021?

If you want to start your studies in 2021, the format of subject pre-requisites will change slightly from previous years. ATAR will also replace OP for Queensland students who graduate from high school from 2020. Find out more about these changes to ensure you are prepared to apply.

Pre-requisites

  • Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent
  • Recommended prior study: Mathematics B (4,SA) or equivalent.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 32 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 28
Minor courses 4
6 x practice courses (0 units value)
Total 32

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Practical experience

As part of this degree, you will need to complete practical experience, where interactive hands-on activities, such as experiments and use of specialist equipment, are undertaken.

All students must be able to meet the physical and other professional requirements of practical experience within this degree.

Residential schools

If you are enrolled in the External study mode in this degree, you will have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools, where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 35280
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 35280

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Residential school costs

This degree includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 089494D

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - Monday 22 February, 2021
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021

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