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Diploma in Construction Management (exit only)

Approved Abbreviation: DipConstrMgt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 7015.7

AQF Level: 5

CRICOS Code: 069053F


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


The Diploma in Construction Management is available as an exit point only from 6032 - Diploma in Construction Management/Bachelor of Construction Technology

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is Term 3, 2016 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year Term 1, 2016 - 7015.6 Diploma in Construction Management

Commencement Year 2015 - 7015.5 Diploma in Construction Management

Commencement Year 2014 - 7015.4 Diploma in Construction Management

Commencement Year 2011 - 7015.3 Diploma in Construction Management

This course is delivered by Western Sydney University, The College as an agent of Western Sydney University.

The program is designed to provide students with the first year units included in the Bachelor of Construction Management degree. It presents students with a range of units covering the science, building and management aspects of construction management and aims to prepare students for study beyond the first year of the Bachelor of Construction Management degree. It is delivered in a smaller, more supportive learning environment than usually found in first year undergraduate programs. Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Construction Management will articulate into the Bachelor of Construction Management degree at Western Sydney University with up to one year equivalent of advanced standing.

For more information on Western Sydney University, The College, please refer to their web site.

Western Sydney University, The College

Study Mode
One year full-time (three terms)

Course Advice

NameEmail
College AdminAdminApp@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
The College - Nirimba Education PrecinctFull TimeInternal See above

Admission

This course is an exit award only

The aim of these courses is to prepare students for tertiary study in Construction Management. They are accredited by the University, as principal, to enable its agent, The College, to produce students who are fully prepared for study beyond the first year of a tertiary award.

Local students are required to have:

  • Completed an English unit in the NSW Higher School Certificate Or
  • Competency in English at IELTS 6.0 equivalent (unless a native speaker) Or
  • Passed The College English test with 70% or higher Or
  • Passed The College Foundation Studies Academic English unit at C grade level or higher for which advanced standing can be applied for.

Students are also assumed to have background in Mathematics at a senior high school level and assumed background in Science knowledge, preferably in Physics.

Met other entry requirements such as:

  • An ATAR identified prior to the offer of a place (the ATAR will be set each year at a level below that for admission for the Bachelor of Construction Management) Or
  • Completed The College Foundation Studies course with a Grade Point Average of 5.5 or higher.

International students must satisfy one of the following language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each sub band Or
  • Completed the College EAP 4 course with a 50% pass Or
  • Passed The College English test with 70% or higher Or
  • Passed The College Foundation Studies Academic English unit at C grade level or higher for which advanced standing can be applied for.

Students are also assumed to have a background in Mathematics at a senior high school level and assumed background in Science knowledge, preferably in Physics.

Academic Entry Requirements vary according to country of origin. However, in general:

  • Completion of Year 12 or its equivalent is the minimum entry requirement Or
  • Completed the College Foundation Studies course with a Grade Point Average of 5.5 or higher.

Course Structure

This course is an exit award only

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of the units listed below.

The early exit College Diploma consists of 100 crecdit points which includes three College Preparatory units.

700005Accounting Information for Managers (WSTC)
700070Building 1 (WSTC)
700071Building 2 (WSTC)
700256Construction Work Safety (WSTC)
700254Enterprise Law (WSTC)
700252Enterprise Leadership (WSTC)
700150Graphic Communication and Design (WSTC)
700290Construction Communication (WSTC)

Students must pass the following preparatory level units for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program

700056Academic English (WSTC Prep)
700264Scientific Methods for Construction Management (WSTC Prep)

Students must also pass the following non-award unit, which does not count for credit towards the Diploma

700167Tertiary Study Skills in Construction Management (WSTC Prep)

Replaced Units

The units listed below count towards completion of this course for students who passed these units in 2019 or earlier.

700154 - Professional Competencies (WSTC)

700126 - Design Science (WSTC)



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