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What will I learn?

Your construction management career

A career in construction management is diverse. Step up to the challenge of managing stakeholders, contractors, budgets and timelines to build commercial and residential developments.

What you will learn in this degree

Develop the knowledge and technical skills to deliver construction projects safely, and build confidence in managing the process from start to finish.

Construction management is not just about building sites: it’s about the bigger picture. Develop the skills to manage people and resources to ensure the safe delivery of buildings.

In this degree, you’ll gain extensive knowledge of developments in urban cities, the increasing need for residential and commercial properties, and the renovation of elements of the built environment.

Developed in response to industry demand, the subjects in this degree will take you through the skills you need in planning, coordination and control of a project, from inception through to completion.


Work as a construction manager on new commercial and residential developments.

With the increasing need for new residential and commercial developments, and construction jobs on the rise, construction managers are highly in demand.

You will organise and manage a vast number of people in the building procurement process, and you’ll require good people management skills and an ability to work in teams.

A construction management degree qualifies you to work as a:

site manager, responsible for managing the construction site

construction manager, responsible for site management or running entire construction projects, ranging from housing through to multi storey buildings

quantity surveyor, assisting with cost planning, analysis, management and control of construction projects

projects manager, moving beyond the construction aspects of a project and managing the entire process from various stages of design through to completion and handover.

Your skills will also equip you to work in industries beyond construction, including engineering, architecture, economics and law.

Which department am I in?

College of Design and Social Context



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,560.00 (18,50,107) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected July 2022


RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University) offers below pathways courses for this subject

About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT University has obtained a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education.

  • Ranked 21st globally for universities less than 50 years old
  • 15th highest-ranked university in Australia
  • 8th in Australia for graduate employability
  • Industry partnerships in 100+ countries