Master of Construction Practice

General

Program Description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree from an approved institution.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program covers a comprehensive range of subjects in the field of construction practice, focusing on the management and delivery of complex construction projects. It also contains a strong sustainability theme which equips you with distinctive skills that are highly sought after in the built environment.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

This program enables you to exit after four subjects with a graduate certificate, after eight subjects with a graduate diploma or complete 12 subjects for a master’s degree.

Graduate Certificate in Construction Practice (4)
You must complete the following two subjects:

  • Measurement 1
  • Understanding Buildings

Plus two subjects from the following options:

  • Commercial Construction and Engineering
  • Early Estimating and Cost Planning
  • Measurement 2
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Project Contract Administration
  • Structures and Soil Mechanics
  • Building Services

Graduate Diploma in Construction Practice (8)
You must complete the following two subjects:

  • Measurement 1
  • Understanding Buildings
  • Plus six subjects from the following options:
  • Commercial Construction and Engineering
  • Early Estimating and Cost Planning
  • Measurement 2
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Project Contract Administration
  • Structures and Soil Mechanics
  • Building Services

Master of Construction Practice (12)
To complete a Master of Construction Practice, you must complete all of the subjects below:

  • Building Controls and Regulation
  • Commercial Construction and Engineering
  • Early Estimating and Cost Planning
  • Fire Engineering
  • Integrated Measurement and Professional Practice
  • Measurement 1
  • Measurement 2
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Project Contract Administration
  • Structures and Soil Mechanics
  • Sustainable Building Services
  • Understanding Buildings

Plus two subjects from the following options:

  • Building Pathology and Forensic Engineering
  • Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution
  • Integrated Project
  • Real Estate Property Rights
  • Sustainable Refurbishment and Retrofit

PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES

This degree will provide you with access to a wide range of career pathways in the construction industry both in Australia and overseas. Opportunities include building and construction management, contract administration, site management, facilities management, building services, quantity surveying, property development, project management, cost management and general management. The skill sets obtained in this degree may also be applied to related sectors such as civil engineering and mining.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Graduates of this degree are internationally recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). They are also nationally accredited by the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and will have met the educational requirement set by the Building Services Authority, Queensland for the granting of an Open Builders Licence.

*Intensive mode delivery is a compact and time-efficient way for you to complete your postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on your work/home life. You will attend two three-day sessions per subject, scheduled Thursday to Saturday (approximately six to eight contact hours per day).

There will be a break of four or five weeks between session one and session two. You will receive 40 hours of combined lectures, discussion groups, case studies and workshops during these contact hours. International students are required to be on campus every week.

Last updated Jul 2019

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