Why study construction management at UoN?
With high starting salaries and opportunities to work around the world, working in the construction industry offers considerable rewards.
The construction industry is the industry of the future and in Australia; it is one of Australia's largest industries and a major contributor to the economy, being responsible for almost 7% of the total Australian economy in 2007.
The Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) will give you a holistic view of the construction project environment through problem-based learning, reflective professional practice, and using real world situations faced by building and quantity surveying professionals.
We produce innovative, resourceful and creative graduates. You will develop the skills needed to monitor and control the technical process of construction, as well as manage the legal and financial aspects of the building industry.
A diverse and challenging career
Construction managers use their knowledge of compliance, economics, costs, construction materials, technology and planning to implement and coordinate the delivery of construction projects, as well as managinglegal, regulatory and financial aspects.
Every construction project combines a variety of complex challenges. Construction managers coordinate the delivery of these projects, which requires a combination of technical understanding of construction processes and resource management, as well as managing their legal and financial aspects.
This degree is offered on-campus at our Newcastle campus or by distance. The distance program is designed for those currently working in the construction industry.