Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) (Honours) – Full-time
2019 INTAKE NOW OPEN
Next Term Start Date: 25 February 2019
The Singapore construction industry is the industry of the future. It is an ever-growing and changing industry as projects in the country and region become more complex. Managing construction projects requires a combination of technical understanding of construction processes and resource management, as well as familiarity with legal and financial aspects.
The University of Newcastle has partnered with the Building and Construction Authority Academy (BCAA) to offer both local talents and international students an opportunity to take up the challenge of a career in Singapore's built environment. The essential courses included in the University of Newcastle's Bachelor of Construction Management (BCM) degree will provide you sufficient knowledge and skills in both technical and managerial aspects for you to solve real world challenges.
When you undertake this degree, you will have the added advantage of meeting with key employers from the industry. The BCM degree is supported by a wide range of industrial partners (mainly contractors) who offer sponsorships, industrial attachment opportunities and graduate job positions for our graduates. With industrial exposure, you will be able to put into practice what you have learnt in the classroom. In this degree, we ensure you are work-ready and prepared for real experiences upon graduation.
Some of the companies that our students have been attached to include:
- Davis Langdon KPK (Singapore) Pte Ltd
- Kimly Construction Pte Ltd
- Shimizu Corporation
- The Ascott Limited
- Tiong Seng Constractors Pte Ltd
- Woh Hup Pte Ltd
Students studying into the degree will also have the chance to visit organisations to understand the facilities management services that is being practised in the industry, and its approaches and strategies in overcoming challenges to allow a smooth and efficient operation.
1. Visit to Changi Airport
2. Visit to National Stadium | Singapore Sports Hub
3. Visit to Orchard Boulevard Station
This degree is fully endorsed by six professional bodies in Australia and internationally. It is accredited by:
- Australian Institute of Building (AIB)
- Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
- Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
- Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS)
- Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV)
These accreditations reflect the direct relationship between what you’ll learn in the degree and the requirements of various sectors of the construction industry.
This degree can be completed on a full-time basis in Singapore. The normal duration of the entire degree is two and a half years, depending on your prior qualifications and the number of credit transfers/exemptions you will be granted.
We invite you to join us in this exciting industry in Singapore and beyond.