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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Construction Project Management delivers the management, technology and process skills required to work in a variety of well-paid roles across the full spectrum of construction projects. Students are taught a wide range of project management methodologies with a strong focus on applying these to real-world projects.

The emphasis on the utilisation of digital technologies, such as building information modelling, ensures that students understand the leading-edge advances that are being implemented in the industry. This knowledge can be applied in other industry sectors, providing even further employment opportunities.

All students are required to complete a minimum of 200 days industry experience during the course, providing essential professional exposure. For the vast majority of students this entails paid employment in the industry with contractors and consultants (typically called cadetships). To broaden their personal and professional outlook, students can also choose electives, or a sub-major in a range of disciplines, outside construction project management, including business accounting, environmental studies and Aboriginal studies.

Course aims

This course is concerned with the management of all aspects of the construction process, including business management, construction management, design management, project management, quantity surveying, contract administration and property development. It delivers all the recognised competencies for construction project management professionals while introducing the prospect of diversifying into project management.

Course structure

The course program consists of 192 credit points, comprising 286-credit-point core subjects and four 6-credit-point electives, the latter chosen either from within UTS: Design, Architecture and Building or from the many electives offered by other faculties throughout the university.

Students undertaking four elective subjects (24 credit points) within a common area are eligible for a sub-major. Sub-majors are offered in architectural studies, business accounting, planning, advertising principals, marketing principals, languages, specialist country studies and research methods.

Careers

Career opportunities include project manager, construction manager, construction economist, quantity surveyor, design manager, environmental manager, contract manager, site manager, construction programmer, cost engineer, estimator, facility manager and property developer.

Graduates have a wide range of employment opportunities and can work in both the private and public sectors for employers such as building proprietors, contractors, developers, government bodies and consultancy practices or be self-employed entrepreneurs. As key professionals in the construction industry, graduates work closely with other professional disciplines, industry groups and development authorities.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building

CRICOS

044183B

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,416.00 (US$ 26,504) per year
The cost per credit point for 2021 is AUD $717.

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

Start date

22 February 2021, 21 February 2022

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. Award of the full International Baccalaureate Diploma where the total aggregate score including bonus and penalty points meets entry standard. Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 - 93 overall, writing 21; PTE: 58-64; CAE: 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS): AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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

Pathways options

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UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

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