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What will I learn?

The Master of Construction Practice covers a comprehensive range of subjects in the field of construction practice, focusing on the management and delivery of complex construction projects. The curriculum addresses a range of topics including building structures and soil mechanics, construction technology, construction techniques, plant and equipment, contract administration, building measurement, finance and cost planning, project management, refurbishment and retrofitting and risks. The program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The program also meets the educational requirements of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for attainment of an Open Builders License.

The ’Professional’ component of the degree involves an additional 20 weeks to the Master of Construction Practice program. This component enables students to develop their work ready skills to expand their analytic and strategic thinking capabilities through self analysis focused on work place outcomes and context. It also provides practical experience for students to appreciate the requirements of an industry workplace and develop their communication skills to improve their employability.

Professional outcomes

This degree will provide you with access to a wide range of career pathways in the construction industry. Opportunities include building and construction management, contract administration, site management, facilities management, building services, quantity surveying, property development, project management, cost management and general management. The skill sets obtained in this degree may also be applied to related sectors such as civil engineering and mining. Graduates will be equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable development, and will be able to seek work anywhere in Australia or around the world.

Professional recognition

Graduates of this degree are internationally recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) as well as the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). They are also nationally accredited with the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), and meets the educational requirement set by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for the granting of an Open Builders Licence.

Mode

On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Society and Design

CRICOS

071289A

Study options

Full Time (92 weeks)

Tuition fees
Students commencing study in 2021: AUD $72,690

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

Start date

16 May 2022

Venue

Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),

ROBINA,

Queensland,

4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree. English Language Requirements: IELTS score 7.0 (No sub score less than 6.5); Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test: 98; PTE: 65.

For international students

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent from an approved institution OR qualifications AND/OR relevant professional experience deemed equivalent by the Dean.

IELTS score 6.5 (No sub score less than 6.0); Pearson Test of English Academic - 58; Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test – 79; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 176 (No sub score less than 169).

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

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

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