Master of Construction and Engineering Management

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 101683

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Due to multimillion growth in the construction industry, employers are looking for professionals with civil engineering experience who can also meet the demands of multidisciplinary construction environments.

La Trobe's Master of Construction and Engineering Management gives you the blend of knowledge and skills to meet this challenge. You'll learn how to manage complex building, civil or infrastructure projects while implementing sustainable industry practices.

Build skills in project financing and cost control, project negotiation and consultative engagement. You'll also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and build industry contracts with a six-month (800-hour) industry-based learning placement, provided you meet the required academic and work-ready criteria.

Alternatively, you could join a research team on an advanced engineering project. Get real-world experience with our industry partners, including Coffey, John Holland and Fulton Hogan.

You'll learn:

Australian Engineering Environment and Sustainability Practices

Gain an understanding of Australian engineering industry sustainability practices and build attributes required to make a successful transition from university to the world of work.

Construction management

Build skills in skills in project planning, professional development and financing to manage people and deliver results.

Infrastructure design

Learn civil engineering essentials such as site analysis, conceptual site design, traffic impact assessment and designing infrastructure elements.

Advanced construction systems

Discover the technology, design procedures, structural analysis and management techniques used in the construction industry.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Career outcomes

Possible career paths include:

Construction manager

Direct staff on the day-to-day operation of job sites and oversee construction projects from beginning to end.

Engineering manager

Plan and oversee technical operations to help deliver civil engineering and construction projects.

Project engineer

Plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects either on-site or in the office.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
38,000 Per Year 14 Nov 2022
27 Feb 2023
2 years
Full time
La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia

Entry criteria

A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, quantity surveying or construction or an international equivalent.

240 credit point pathway (2 years):
Successful completion of a 4 year Bachelor degree in engineering, architecture, quantity surveying or construction.

180 credit point pathway (18 months):
Successful completion of a 4 year Bachelor degree in engineering, architecture, quantity surveying or construction.
Eligibility to be assessed on a case by case basis by the school.

120 credit point pathway (12 months):
Successful completion of a 4 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) with honours in engineering, architecture, quantity surveying or construction or international equivalent.
Eligibility to be assessed on a case by case basis by the school.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

C1 Advanced: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Address

La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
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