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Bachelor of Construction Technology

Approved Abbreviation: BConstrTech

Western Sydney University Course Code: 3692.5

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 085663B

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 is 2021 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.

For Commencement Year 2020, please refer to: 3692.4 - Bachelor of Construction Technology

For Commencement Year 2017 - 2019, please refer to: 3692.3 - Bachelor of Construction Technology

This course provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform competently at a professional level in the construction industry in many roles including; Site Manager, Building Supervisor, Estimator and Building Surveyor. The Construction Technology program is widely recognised for delivering the full suite of theoretical, practical, and hands-on experience in the area of residential construction.

Students will study four concentrated areas related to the delivery of projects; construction technology, construction economics, construction law and construction resource management. This program may be used as a pathway to the four-year Bachelor of Construction Management program which meets the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) professional accreditation requirements.

Study Mode
Three years full-time.

Inherent requirements

There are inherent requirements for this course that you must meet in order to complete your course and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this course online.

Inherent requirements


Assumed knowledge required: Normal Western Sydney University ATAR score with HSC 2 unit Mathematics, Physics and English for entry into first year.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.

International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which include the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Year 1

Autumn session

301226Residential Building
301228Drawing and CAD
301213Construction Communication
301061Construction Work Safety

Spring session

301224Contract Administration
301062Environmental Building Design
301227Non-Residential Building
301219Building Science

Year 2

Autumn session

301220Civil and Substructure
301208Building Measurement
300723Development Control

And one elective

Spring session

200101Accounting Information for Managers
301207Building Estimates and Tendering
300885Building Regulations Studies

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

301105Negotiation in the Built Environment
301229Construction Project Management
301221Building Superstructure

And one elective

Spring session

301230Construction Scheduling
300053Professional Practice
200292Building Law

And one elective

Please note

Students may choose electives from any course at Western Sydney University

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