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Overview

UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

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Learn management and supervision techniques while developing detailed knowledge of building processes and materials. This expertise, together with real-world negotiation, presentation and communication skills, will prepare you for a successful career in building management.

Study a Bachelor of Building and Construction Management at University of Canberra and you will:

  • apply the theoretical knowledge of current construction practices, building and construction economics, and legal frameworks necessary to be a manager within the building and construction industry
  • recognise the use of appropriate building and construction technologies and processes to solve both simple and complex industry issues
  • communicate as a professional to all stakeholders in the building and construction industry
  • work independently or as part of a project team for the successful completion of industry projects
  • demonstrate ethical, social and environmental responsibility in addressing real-world industry issues with sensitivity to Indigenous rights in the construction industry
  • apply creative, innovative and critical thinking, with a commitment to lifelong learning, to solve problems and generate solutions to complex construction issues.

Career opportunities

  • Builder
  • Developer
  • Construction manager
  • Project estimator
  • Construction project manager
  • Site manager

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Building and Construction Management is accredited with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Standard eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty-four semesters.

  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building and Construction Studies
  • Estimating and Measurement
  • Construction Project Management
  •  Contract Administration
  • Built Environment Economics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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:

    6

    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.

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General Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

CRICOS Code: 091986K

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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