Construction

About Construction Management & Property

New program structure

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 sooner. If you wish to further your studies and obtain higher level of learning, we now offer a fourth year Honours degree. You may choose to do a generic Honours degree, or specialise in one of the following areas: building construction, quantity surveying or property development.

Specialise in the area of your interest

The Bachelor of Construction Management and Property (BCMP) provides a comprehensive education in both the construction and property areas. The Honours degree allows you the flexibility to tailor your studies to any of these three specialisations: building construction, quantity surveying and property development.

Why study Construction Management and Property at UNSW Built Environment?

Explore other built environment programs

The Built Environment Interdisciplinary Learning (BEIL) program allows you to work with students from other fields, just like when you enter the workforce.


Be career ready

Our program is renowned for its ability to produce future industry leaders. As part of your degree you are encouraged to have 80 days industry work experience, preparing you for a management career in the construction and property development sectors.


Be part of a high growth industry

Many of our courses are delivered by industry professionals. All courses taught by a full time academic staff include industry guest lectures to ensure you learn current, real life projects. You will benefit from industry networking opportunities throughout your studies, allowing you to establish contacts with potential employers and colleagues in the construction industry.


Meet industry’s demands and learn skills to deliver complex construction projects

UNSW Built Environment offers one of the most respected construction and property programs in the nation, and offers the broad knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the industry. You will study all major building types and examine areas such as building services, structures, finishes and temporary structures in specific detail. You will learn skills involving project planning, risk evaluation, law, cost and quality management, real estate finance, industrial relations and organisation management and gain sound understanding of buildings construction and performance.


Benefit from academic expertise

You will learn from highly acclaimed university academics and experienced industry professionals. The honours program also provides students with a unique opportunity to work with individual academic staff or industry professionals on your chosen topic.


Acquire management skills

You will acquire management skills in planning, risk assessment, occupational health and safety, property management and organisational behaviour.

“I chose UNSW Built Environment because it has a reputation for producing leaders in the construction industry. I was also impressed by the high quality learning facilities and resources that are available.”

 


Take part in an international exchange program

You will have the opportunity to choose to take part in a foreign exchange program, broadening your skills and knowledge even further. The foreign exchange program gives you a six month overseas experience to study in a partnership university.


Benefit from close links with industry

Many of our courses are delivered by industry professionals. Our academic staff also have close links with industry professionals. Students are provided with opportunities to work with academic staff and industry professionals on real-life research projects.


Network with industry

You will benefit from regular career seminars and industry networking opportunities throughout your studies, allowing you to establish contacts with potential employers and colleagues in the construction industry.


Work/study balance

A flexible and well designed time table and part time options will allow you to achieve desired work, study and lifestyle balance. This flexibility will give you the opportunity to gain practical skill and build a career in the construction and property industry, while studying. Students with high academic capacity are also able to accelerate their studies.

Professional accreditations

Upon graduation you will receive the following professional recognitions (dependent on the completion of specific units):

  • The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • The Australian Institute of Building (AIB)
  • The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
  • The Australian Property Institute (API, new program accreditation is in renewal process)
Page Last Updated: 17 Oct 2016