Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) (Honours)

RMIT University

Program Overview

Construction management is not just about building sites: it’s about the bigger picture. Develop the skills to manage people and resources to ensure the safe delivery of buildings.In this degree, you’ll gain extensive knowledge of developments in urban cities, the increasing need for residential and commercial properties, and the renovation of elements of the built environment.Developed in response to industry demand, the subjects in this degree will take you through the skills you need in planning, coordination and control of a project, from inception through to to completion.You will develop the knowledge and technical skills to deliver construction projects safely, and build confidence in managing the process from start to finish.



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 38,400


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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  • Introduction to Buildings
  • Introduction to Property
  • Project Management Concepts
  • Communications for Built Environment Professionals
  • Introduction to Construction Processes
  • Property and Capital Markets
  • Techniques for Project Planning and Management
  • Managing for Sustainability

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school) qualification.Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

To study this course you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)

  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)

  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)

  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

The cost of studying at RMIT University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 38,400 annually, to study in RMIT University.

A career in construction management is diverse. Step up to the challenge of managing stakeholders, contractors, budgets and timelines to build commercial and residential developments.

A construction management degree qualifies you to work as a:

  • site manager, responsible for managing the construction site

  • construction manager, responsible for site management or running entire construction projects, ranging from housing through to multi storey buildings

  • quantity surveyor, assisting with cost planning, analysis, management and control of construction projects

  • projects manager, moving beyond the construction aspects of a project and managing the entire process  from various stages of design through to completion and handover.

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