The Construction Management (Hons) program at Western Sydney University prepares you for a career as a world-class construction manager, project manager, building supervisor, estimator, quantity surveyor or building researcher. This degree offers a solid mix of theory in four concentrated areas, as well as hands-on experience through practical work and opportunities for cadetships.
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The Construction Management (Hons) program at Western Sydney University prepares you for an unlimited career in the building industry. Along with the full suite of theory and practical knowledge of construction and project management, you’ll gain a strong understanding of building and quantity supervision, estimating, building research, and practical experimentation in building technology. You will also explore the subjects of acoustics, building heat-flow, corrosion of materials, concrete testing and more.

The course gives you 1,200 practical hours of construction management experience, as well as a number of opportunities to obtain an industry cadetship in building surveying, construction economics and construction management.

Your career

Graduates of this course can look forward to career opportunities as a:

  • Site manager
  • Estimator
  • Facilities manager
  • Building economist
  • Consultant
  • Design and construction manager

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Residential Building
  • Drawing and CAD
  • Construction Communication
  • Construction Work Safety
  • Non-Residential Building
  • Building Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS: 049425D
  • Assumed knowledge required: HSC Mathematics and English.
  • Admission to Western Sydney University is highly competitive and is on the basis of academic merit. 
  • International students are required to meet the same standards as Australian residents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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