Course

Bachelor of Construction Management

Approved Abbreviation: BConstMgt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 2607.1

CRICOS Code: 049425D


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course was 2004 to 2006.

This course is aimed at providing the skills and abilities necessary to perform competently at a professional level in the building industry, in one or more of the following roles: Construction Managers, Project Managers, Building Supervisors, Estimators, Quantity Surveyors and Building Researchers.

Practical experience: A total of 1200 hours approved practical experience in the building industry must be undertaken during the course.

Students are required to enrol in the Unit BG311A: Industry Based Learning. Upon successful completion of the practical experience students will be awarded a satisfactory grade.

Study Mode
Four years full-time or eight years Part- time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Vivian Tamv.tam@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Nirimba Precinct (Blacktown Campus)Full TimeInternalSwapan Saha
Nirimba Precinct (Blacktown Campus)Part TimeInternalSwapan Saha

Advanced standing

Advanced standing is available to students who have completed the following courses at TAFE. Diploma of Building Studies, Diploma of Quantity Surveying, Diploma of Building Surveying, Diploma of Civil Engineering, Diploma of Structural Engineering, Diploma of Architectural Technology - (Credit and Distinctions only)

Accreditation
Graduates are eligible for Probationer membership with advancement to Associate membership of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors after Assessment of Professional Competence.

Admission

UAI or mature-age entry through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). International applicants should contact International Office for details on admission. Contact information for the International Office is available via the UWS website.

http://sites.uws.edu.au/international

HSC Mathematics, Physics and English.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 320 credit points which include units in the recommended sequence below. Electives within the sequence may be used towards obtaining an approved major or submajor for this award.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

BG101A.1Building 1
BG105A.1Graphic Communication and Design (V1)
200479.1Communications for Construction Professionals
300016.1Design Science

Spring session

BG103A.1Building 2
200184.2Introduction to Business Law
200101.2Accounting Information for Managers
200473.1Professional Practice in Construction

Year 2

Autumn session

BG204A.1Construction Technology 1 (Civil)
MG205A.1Construction Management (V1)
200486.1Quantity Surveying 1

And one elective

Spring session

BG207A.1Construction Technology 2 (Substructure)
200468.1Estimating 1
200482.1Construction in Practice 1
200472.2Material Science in Construction

OR a unit from a Construction Economics or Building Surveying Sub-major

Year 3

Autumn session

200485.1Decision Making for Construction Professionals
MG313A.1Project Management
200502.2Construction Technology 3 (Concrete Construction)

And one elective

Spring session

BG402A.1Major Project 1 (V2)
200470.2Construction Technology 4 (Steel Construction)
200483.1Construction in Practice 2

And one elective

Year 4

Autumn session

200471.2Construction Technology 5 (Envelope)
200504.1Construction Economics
BG409A.1Major Project 2 (V6)
PL302A.1Construction Planning (V1)

OR a unit from a Construction Economics or Building Surveying Sub-major

Spring session

BG406A.1Construction Technology 6 (Services)
LW305A.1Building Law 2
200484.2Construction in Practice 3

And one elective

Note

Electives may be chosen from any units offered by the University unless specified otherwise.

Sub Majors

S21058.1Construction Economics
S21059.1Building Surveying


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