Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

The construction industry is the third-largest industry sector in Australia and is continuing to expand. This degree will equip you with in-depth knowledge and practical skills required to manage and direct complex construction projects. Our strong links with industry ensure you gain a practical understanding of the latest industry trends and access to powerful IT applications used in construction. You’ll learn about construction and building practices, the fundamentals of sustainable construction, project development and management, construction economics, and site and safety operations in a global context. You’ll undertake an in-depth study of core construction areas including construction measurements and estimating, tendering, planning and procurement. In your final year, you’ll develop your professional skills through an industry placement, giving you the opportunity to build industry connections and enhance your employment opportunities. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) at GU.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Recommended study
One of Physics, Chemistry or Specialist Mathematics.
Assumed knowledge

General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
70.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

90.25

75.55

64.15

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.25

77.15

70.95

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

<5*

0

8

0

N/P#

0

16

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

0.0%

50.0%

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you’ll be prepared for a rewarding career as a construction professional. Your industry knowledge, combined with strong skills in problem-solving, decision-making, communication and technology, will prepare you for leadership roles across the full spectrum of construction projects. You’ll
find employment opportunities in positions such as construction manager, site manager and supervisor, project manager, cost estimator, construction economist, property developer, manager and contract administrator.

Membership

Graduates 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. The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) is also provisionally accredited by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB). The requirements of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) in the UK and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) have been considered in the development of this degree.

Course Code
234891
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$9000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Built Environment and Design
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast