Key Program - Construction

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3144.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Related Courses

3728.1 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business
3728.2 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

The Construction Key Program consists of core subjects in structural engineering, project management and construction technologies. Graduates will work in the fields of construction, structural design, and project management. Career opportunities include those in the private or public sector on projects covering highways, airports, and residential & commercial buildings.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300963 Engineering Physics

BBus core unit 1

BBus core unit 2

Spring session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300965 Engineering Materials

BBus core unit 3

BBus core unit 4

Year 2

Autumn session

300027 Engineering Computing

BBus professional unit 1

BBus professional unit 2

BBus major unit 1

Spring session

300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics

BBus major unit 2

Bbus major unit 3

Year 3

Autumn session

300738 Surveying for Engineers
300040 Mechanics of Materials
200486 Quantity Surveying 1

From Autumn 2019, students are advised to select the following equivalent unit, 301208 Building Measurement, which will replace 200486 Quantity Surveying 1.

301208 Building Measurement
300985 Soil Mechanics

Spring session

300984 Pavement Materials and Design
300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
200468 Estimating 1

From Spring 2019, students are advised to select the following equivalent unit, 301207 Building Estimates and Tendering, which will replace 200468 Estimating 1.

301207 Building Estimates and Tendering
300707 Building 2

Year 4

Autumn session

300732 Structural Analysis
300736 Concrete Structures (UG)
300728 Construction Planning

BBus major unit 4

Spring session

300730 Steel Structures
300727 Project Management

BBus major unit 5

BBus major unit 6

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 5

Autumn session

300798 Sustainability and Risk Engineering
300973 Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations

BBus professional unit 3

BBus major unit 7

Spring session

301001 Engineering Geomechanics
300974 Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations

BBus professional unit 4

BBus major unit 8

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