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What will I learn?

Study construction at USQ

Construction is one of Australia’s fastest growing industries and should continue to expand. Large infrastructure projects cost millions of dollars and take years to complete, so the need for construction managers to handle project time frames and budget is critical.

With the knowledge and practical skills you’ll acquire through UniSQ’s hands-on courses, you will graduate ready to make an impact in the construction industry. Over the course of the degree you will develop proficiency in problem-solving analysis, engineering design and construction management, as well as expertise in built environment, quantity surveying and building services design.

The Bachelor of Construction (Honours) provides you with the opportunity to complete a minor study, allowing you to enhance your knowledge and skills within a specific area or specialization. You have the option to choose a minor in building, construction or to create your own.

Build upon trade experience

Already have professional experience in the construction industry? You can build towards earning a higher salary as a qualified construction manager with UniSQ’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.

Previous experience through TAFE or work?

Already hold a Diploma through TAFE or experience through work? Then fast track your degree with recognition of prior learning.

Career outcomes

UniSQ’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 manger, 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.

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.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

CRICOS

089494D

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,280.00 (US$ 23,701) per year

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

Start date

Expected July 2023

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,280.00 (US$ 23,701) per year

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

Start date

Expected July 2023

Venue

UniSQ Springfield Campus

37 Sinnathamby Boulevard,

SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL,

Queensland,

4300, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School Diploma + SAT. SAT Composite Score 125. Applications are based on comparisons with Australian Year 12 level examinations. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) score of 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English: First (FCE)/ B2 First with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

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

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About University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ)

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  • Highest starting salary for graduates in Australia
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