ATAR cut-off
N/A
63.20
70.95 (Median ATAR)
64.80
75.90 (Median ATAR)
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

Duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
  • Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
  • Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.0
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Duration

4 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

UON program code: 12331
CRICOS code: 003693G

Program handbook

Description

Construction managers have the need for a diverse range of skills to successfully manage the delivery of complex construction projects. Rewards for successful construction managers are considerable as the industry is experiencing a chronic skills shortage.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Use knowledge of the construction industry, the environment and social processes that inform and contribute to construction practice, to optimize decision-making and evaluation of construction practices and processes.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders and members of construction teams to facilitate project delivery.
  • Demonstrate leadership potential as appropriate, to manage construction and construction related projects and/or processes.
  • Be able to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in interdisciplinary and multi professional environments and teams to facilitate clients centred construction project outcomes.
  • Perform the range of industry skills required by professional bodies, appropriate to their employer and context.
  • Be able to conduct and employ research skills appropriate to the building and construction industry.
  • Demonstrate professional and personal behaviour consistent with a commitment to lifelong learning, accountability in practice and the promotion and development of construction industry professions.
  • Demonstrate the capacity of lateral and creative thinking to solve construction engineering problems.
  • Demonstrate understanding and function in the context of social, cultural, global, environmental, ethical and business opportunities in the construction industry, and an understanding of the need for and principles of sustainable development.

Details

Information correct as at24th Aug 2017 1:34am
Program code12331
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
  • Online
Duration
  • Australian students - 4 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 4 years full-time.
ATAR (2017)
LocationCut-offMedian
Callaghan Campus63.2070.95
Distance Education64.8075.90

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Recommended studiesHSC English and Mathematics or equivalent.
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Contributing schools
  1. School of Architecture and Built Environment
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code003693G

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.  Admission information for Australian students and residents is available online here. Admission information for international students can be found here. You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).  Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.


Compulsory program requirements

It is a requirement that students complete a total of 16 weeks relevant practical experience prior to commencing their final year (4th year) of study. Further information may be obtained from the Program Convenor or Student Hub.


Professional recognition

Australian Institute of Building

This program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Building

Australian Institute of Building Surveyors

Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

This program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Chartered Institute of Building

This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building.

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

This program is accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers

This program is accredited by the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

320 units

Program duration

4 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 10 years maximum.

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program requirements

This program requires the completion of 320 units, comprising 290 Core Courses, 10 units of Directed Courses and 20 units of Electives. No more than 120 units can be at 1000 level; and at least 40 units must be taken at each level from the 2000 level and above for this program. 


Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.

Additional documents


Transition arrangements

As programs are regularly reviewed and updated, some students may experience changes to their program of study during the course of their enrolment, which may require transition arrangements.

Students affected by changes to their program are advised to review any documentation contained in the "Additional Information" section (located towards the top of this page), in the first instance. Any further questions should be directed to the Program Convenor or Student Hub.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ARBE1101Construction Technology 1
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE1102Construction Ecology 1
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE1103Digital Communication in the Built Environment
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE1105Communication in the Built Environment
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE1301Construction Law and Legislation
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE1304Building Codes and Compliance
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE1305Construction Technology, Sequencing and Representation
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE1306Construction Management Fundamentals
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE2101Construction Ecology 2
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE2301Measurement of Building Works 1
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE2303Health and Safety in Built Environment
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE2306Maintenance Services and Rehabilitation
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE2307Economics of the Construction Industry
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE2308Cost Planning and Estimating
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE2309Construction Procurement and Tendering
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3100Construction Technology 3
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3300Construction Business Management
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3301Construction Project Planning
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3304Development Economics and Facilities Management
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3305Infrastructure Development
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3306Building Fire Safety and Compliance
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3307Contract Administration
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE3309Measurement of Building Works 2
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE4101Construction Ecology 3
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE4102Construction Technology and Services
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE4121AResearch in the Built Environment A
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE4121BResearch in the Built Environment B
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
20 units
ARBE4301Construction Finance and Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units

Directed Courses

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ARBE2223Architecture Studio Project 1
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
ARBE3308Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (BCA)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units
ARBE4302Disaster Management and Resilience in the Built Environment
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan Distance)
10 units

Electives

Complete 20 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

20 units

Honours

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (Building) uses the WAM as a measure for determining Honours. Please refer to the Bachelor Honours Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/14443 for further detailed information.


Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

It is not possible for students to study both on-campus and distance modes simultaneously, however, students may apply to transfer from one mode of delivery to another. Students wishing to transfer must complete an Internal Transfer Form. Please note that transfers will only be considered at the commencement of each semester, and applications must be submitted TWO WEEKS prior to the commencement of semester. Please contact the Student Hub at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/hubs/ for further information.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Special needs

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online

Students who have impaired function in their hands or arms, or a visual impairment may experience difficulty in pursuing this program. It is highly advisable for any prospective student to contact the Program Convenor to discuss the issue.