Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





4 years full-time
8 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$8,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements




Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2


  • Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

  • General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4,C)

About this program

In this degree, you will learn about construction and building practices, developing a rigorous understanding of construction law and ethics, business management, construction economics, and property development in a global context.

On commencing your degree, you will be introduced to the principles of built environment, learning the fundamentals of construction sustainability, project development, construction materials and site operations. From your third year, you will undertake in-depth study of core construction business areas including estimating, tendering, planning and procurement, with a strong focus on ICT applications in the built environment. In your final year, you will grow your professional skills through an industry placement.

Attendance information

This program is offered full-time and part-time on-campus at the Gold Coast.

Studying amid COVID-19

The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

Work-integrated learning

Students must complete a 40 credit point Work Integrated Learning course in their final year . This Work Integrated Learning course can be taken as either an Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) or a team-based Industry Project. IAP has been designed to integrate students into the workplace through the completion of an industry based software development project. It is designed to benefit both the student as well as the industry partner. IAP requires both an industry professional supervisor and an academic supervisor. Total Work Placement (hours): 442 hours.

My career opportunities

As a graduate, you will be prepared for a rewarding career as a construction professional. Your industry knowledge combined with strong skills in problem-solving, decision-making, communication and technology will prepare you for leadership roles across the full spectrum of construction projects. Career opportunities for construction managers are expected to grow over the next few years. You could find employment opportunities in roles such as:

  • Building consultant
  • Construction economist
  • Construction estimator
  • Construction manager
  • Construction project manager
  • Contract administrator
  • Facility manager
  • Property developer
  • Site manager and site supervisor

Program accreditation

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) is provisionally accredited by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB). The requirements of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) in the UK and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) have been considered in the development of this degree.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Construction Management (Hons) meet Queensland Building and Construction Commission's technical qualification requirements to hold a Builder Open class of licence and a Builder Project Management Services licence subject to demonstrating the required level of industry experience.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (1598)

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Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

Further information

Additional fee information

Additional costs

Throughout your program you may be required to pay for the following items:

  • personal protective equipment; steel-cap boots required for some site visits