Construction Management & Property

Bachelor of Construction Management & Property

Prog. Code: 
3332
UAC Code: 
423200
Alt. Admission: 
No
Duration: 
3 years full-time + 1 year honours option
2019 Lowest Selection Rank
85.00
2020 Guaranteed Entry Rank
85.00
Adjustment factors available
Yes. See entry requirements.

Construct in a smart and sustainable way

The management of people, processes and products within the construction and property industry is a detailed, challenging and specialised expertise.

The UNSW Built Environment Bachelor of Construction Management and Property is one of the most respected programs in the nation and will prepare you to meet the demands of an industry which is constantly evolving.

During this degree you’ll develop broad knowledge and skills across the management of property development, construction and design work, construction site operation and project management as well as quantity surveying. There is a strong emphasis on property economics and management skills, including human resources, organisational behaviour and risk management.

The Construction Management and Property undergraduate program offers a flexible “3+1” structure. The three-year Bachelor program gives you the option to graduate and enter the industry. If you wish to further your studies and obtain a higher level of learning, we now offer a fourth year Honours degree. You may choose to do a generic Honours degree, or specialize in one of the following areas: building construction, quantity surveying or property development.

Upon graduation, you will have the skills the industry demands and be able to successfully manage the delivery of complex construction projects.

 

Key Information

Program details

The Bachelor of Construction Management and Property is a 3-year program consisting of 24 courses (144 Units Of Credit/UOC).

The program includes:

•    20 Core Courses
•    2 Interdisciplinary Courses (BEIL) 
•    2 General Education Courses (choose from other faculties)

Key Areas of Study
Construction Project Management
Property Development
Quantity Surveying
Construction Technology
Building Science, Materials and Structures
Management
Economics and Law

For course listing, descriptions and timetables please see the UNSW Online Handbook. 

 

Honours

About this course

Completing an honours program gives you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of construction management and property by undertaking a significant research project. You have the option to specialise in either Building, Property Development or Quantity Surveying, or completed a generalist honours degree which covers all these areas. 

Following completion of the Honours year, you may apply to undertake a research degree such as the Master of Philosophy, Masters by Research or a PhD.

Program Details

The Construction Management and Property Honours program is a one year program (48 Units of Credit/UOC).

The program includes:

•    1 Thesis Foundation 
•    1 Thesis
•    4 Elective Courses (either from a specialist stream or from a select list not associated with a specialisation)

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this program you must have a completed accredited undergraduate construction or property degree with a credit average or above (WAM 65+ or equivalent).

For course listing, descriptions and timetables please see the UNSW Online Handbook

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Construction Management and Property program is fully accredited by the following national and international professional bodies: 

As a student of UNSW Construction Management and Property, you can gain access to the various student memberships initiatives with these professional bodies.  For more information, visit: AIB Young Builders Alliance, AIQS student grade membership and RICS student membership.

Career opportunities

The management of the people, processes and products within the construction and property industry is a detailed, challenging and specialised expertise. You will have the skills the industry demands and be able to successfully manage the delivery of complex construction projects.

Career opportunities

  • Construction manager

  • Project manager

  • Site manager

  • Property developer

  • Property valuation

  • Property and asset manager or analyst

  • Quantity surveyor

  • Estimator

  • Construction planner

  • Construction consultant

  • Specialised legal advisor

  • Corporate real estate advisor

Why UNSW Built Environment
  • Comprehensive construction and property qualification

  • One of the most respected construction programs in Australia

  • Specialise in your area of interest by choosing the Honours option

  • 80 days industry work experience

  • UNSW Australia ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019)

  • UNSW Graduates are the most hired by LinkedIn's top 30 most in-demand employers in 2015

  • UNSW has invested over $1.2 billion in student facilities and accommodation

  • Member of prestigious Group of Eight (Go8)

  • Strong industry links and partnerships

  • In the 2015 Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) UNSW was rated as the equal-top university nationally in Built Environment and Design. Its rating in Urban Planning research was also the joint highest in Australia.

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