B-CONM v.1 Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)
BAppSc(Curtin) / BAppSc(Hons)(Curtin)
Course CRICOS Code: 010548C
Registered full-time Duration: 4 Years
Bachelor Degrees prepare students to develop broad and coherent knowledge and skills in a discipline for professional work and further learning corresponding to AQF level 7 qualifications. The honours component prepares students to develop advanced knowledge and skills for professional work, research and further learning corresponding to AQF level 8 qualifications.
This course is structured in a format that relates specifically to the career aspirations of students wishing to work as project managers, quantity surveyors, construction managers, estimators, and contract administrators. This course prepares students for a professional career in building, construction and related industries. Students may be invited to undertake an honours program in the final year of the course.
Graduates will be eligible for corporate membership to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Board of Quality Surveyors Malaysia after fulfilling experience requirements. Accreditation for corporate membership of the Australian Institute of Quality Surveyors is being sought.The professional bodies have provisions for student membership and students are advised to take advantage of such opportunities.
Additional Course Expenses
Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.
Course Entry and Completion Details
Applicants for a Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree are required to meet University academic and English language entry standards; details are provided at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au and include flexible entry pathways. Admission to the Honours stream is by invitation and follows high achievement within this Bachelor Degree. Any specific course entry and completion requirements must also be met.
Applicants require TEE Mathematics 2C/2D. STAT elements considered are E and Q.
Credit for Recognised Learning
Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au.
Pathway to Further Study
Graduates with a Bachelor Degree may qualify for entry to some Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Master by Coursework degrees. Graduates with a Bachelor Degree with Honours may also qualify for entry to a Master or Doctorate by Research. For further details, see the University website http://curtin.edu.au.
Specific Course Completion Details
Prior to the beginning of the final year, students should have undertaken either two supervised site visits or 40 days of experience as a requirement for the unit BLDG4010 Integrated Construction Project 1.
Bachelor Degrees typically contain a series of units which may include compulsory (core), optional or elective units to cater for student preferences. They may contain a range of majors, streams and/or minors for students to choose from to pursue learning in a specialised area of study. The honours component typically comprises an honours stream equivalent to one year of full-time study undertaken during the last year (or two) of study.
Work-Integrated Learning is emphasised in this course. Regular site visits are arranged by the department. Students are also encouraged to make their own arrangements for gaining experience in the building industry. This can be undertaken during vacations or in employment while studying as a part-time student and shall be recorded in an official logbook.
Course Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. apply key concepts of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, apply Construction Management and Quantity Surveying knowledge and extend this application through discipline based research
2. think creatively and innovatively in a building construction context to generate solutions to complex construction problems
3. access information from a range of sources using appropriate technologies and use decision making and problem solving knowledge to generate appropriate outcomes
4. communicate appropriately to a broad array of construction stakeholders and the wider community audience
5. recognise and apply the appropriate technologies to building construction processes and society
6. develop and manage learning strategies to advance themselves in a building construction leaning community
7. understanding the international perspective of construction management and quantity surveying and apply international practices
8. appreciate the cultural diversity of the wider community as it impacts on building construction, recognise indigenous rights with the regard to building construction
9. manage construction processes in an effective, ethical and professional way, recognise and apply environmentally responsible practices in a construction context
Duration and Availability
The course is four years' full-time or equivalent part-time study.
Location and delivery Mode
|Year||Location||Period||All*||Internal||Partially Online Internal^||External||Fully Online#|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 1||Y|
|2017||Bentley Campus||Semester 2||Y|
The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.
* The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.
^ Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.
# Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.
|Year 1 Semester 1|
|BLDG1004||v.1||Construction Industry Management||3.0||25.0|
|COMS1010||v.1||Academic and Professional Communications||3.0||25.0|
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|BLDG1002||v.1||Introduction to Building Measurement||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|BLDG2013||v.1||Construction Plant and Equipment||3.0||25.0|
|BLDG2007||v.1||Building Measurement 1||3.0||25.0|
|BLDG2024||v.1||Building Surveying 2||2.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|BLDG2015||v.1||Building Information Modelling||3.0||25.0|
|BLDG2025||v.1||Construction Project Safety Management||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
|BLDG3015||v.1||Project Delivery Systems||3.0||25.0|
|BLDG3016||v.1||Construction Planning and Scheduling||3.0||25.0|
|BLDG3012||v.1||Cost Management 3||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
|BLDG3008||v.2||Civils and Service Measurement||3.0||25.0|
|BLDG3011||v.2||Quality in Construction||3.0||25.0|
|STRH-CONMN||v.2||Honours Construction Management Stream||200.0|
|STRU-CONMN||v.2||Construction Management Fourth Year Stream||200.0|
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