Graduate Certificate in Construction Management

Swinburne University of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 074405M

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Graduate Certificate of Construction Management course is aimed at qualifying students to apply the construction management body of knowledge and relevant skills to undertake various technical and management roles in the project-based construction industry. In addition, this course provides pathways for graduates with cognate qualifications and experience to progress to a higher-level course within the nested suite. Graduates of this course will have specialized knowledge of construction management regarding managing people, equipment, materials, built environment and infrastructure assets, as well as overseeing technological processes and managerial aspects related to the design, construction and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure.

Career opportunities

The Graduate Certificate of Construction Management course is aimed at qualifying students who apply construction management body of knowledge and relevant skills to undertake various technical and management roles in the project-based construction industry.

Aims and objectives

On successful completion of this Course students will be able to:

CLO1 Apply specialised knowledge and skills in Construction Management practices related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure

CLO2 Identify, analyse, review and describe issues, changes, risks and trends in Construction Management practices and thereby provide systematic and rational solutions to complex problems using critical thinking, team-working and/or independent judgement

CLO3 Describe and/or develop contemporary and sustainable Construction Management trends, best practices and management solutions in the project-based construction industry

CLO4 Exercise clear and coherent communication for all professional purposes with specialist and non-specialist audiences including clients, customers, multi-disciplinary/ multi-cultural project teams and stakeholders

CLO5 Exercise and exhibit accountability, credibility, ethics, and responsibility for all personal work outputs

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
19,300 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
31 Jul 2023
6 months
Self study / online (with attendance)
Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicants are required to have one of the following:

a Bachelor (Honours) (AQF level 8) or a Bachelor (AQF level 7) degree in any of following disciplines: Engineering (Civil/ Construction); Building; Architecture; Quantity Surveying; Construction Management; Other related engineering/ technology disciplines assessed to be appropriate,

OR an Associate Degree or Advanced Diploma (AQF level 6) in one of the above-mentioned cognate fields plus 3 years relevant work experience in the construction management domain;

OR a Diploma (AQF level 5) in a cognate field plus 5 years relevant work experience in the construction management domain;

OR a Bachelor degree (AQF level 7 or 8) in any discipline plus 5 years relevant work experience in the construction management domain

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based) -79 (no less than 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 18 in speaking 21 in writing)
  • C1 Advanced - 176, no band less than 169
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Address

Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
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