Full Time: 4 years
, Part Time: 6-8 years
This course is a four-year degree designed to meet the professional requirements for accreditation by the Australian Institute of Building and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.
The course embraces the construction management and quantity surveying fields of study, which are generally considered to fall within the management disciplines and financial administration of building projects through their life cycle.
The first three years of the course focus on building a foundation of knowledge and skills that prepare you for a wide range of possible graduate vocational occupations in the building industry.
All academic staff in the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics have extensive, relevant industry/professional experience and higher education teaching experience.
For detail on the profile of students undertaking this course and ATAR-based offers, download the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics student profile (Word - 36kb).
All new students commencing in a higher education course must attend their Faculty Course Orientation and Holmesglen's Higher Education Orientation.
Building, Building (construction methods), Building (economics), Building (estimating), Building (surveying), Building contract administration, Building law and building practice, Construction, Construction management.
This course comprises of 23 subjects of six credit points each, four subjects of 12 credits points each and one elective subject.
Assessment may be a combination of written assignments, tests, quizzes, examinations and practical application projects.
Anatomy Of A Domestic Building
Sustainable Building Services
Construction Site Operations
Professional and cognitive skills
Total Building Performance
Professional And Legal Environment
Manage a domestic project
Anatomy Of A Tall Building
Measurement And Estimating
Managing Multiple Projects
Business Management For The Construction Industry
Building Maintenance And Refurbishment
Health And Safety In The Built Environment
Community And Industrial Relations
Medium Density Sub-division And Development
Sustainable Housing Development
High Rise Development And Procurement Methods
Large Scale Mixed-Use Sustainable Development
Project Inception And Feasibility Analysis
Buildability And Constructability
Enhancing Value In Project Procurement
Urban Development And Planning
Risk Assessment And Management
Advanced Building Surveying
Improving Contract And Cost Management Performance
Building Evaluation: Costs-in-Use
Risk Management For Construction And Cost Management
Fire Engineering Fundamentals And Modelling
Performance Based Regulatory Systems
Performance Of Structures And Materials
For details of credit points, learning outcomes, contact hours, assessments, pre-requisities and co-requisites, download the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics subject summary (Word - 54kb)
Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation or the overseas equivalent
English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no individual bandscore
less than 6.0
You may be able to shorten the length of your studies by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training, or work and life experience. Read more about gaining advanced standing and credits.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
After successfully completing the 28 subjects (i.e. a total of 192 credit points), you will be eligible to receive the BCME15 Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics.
The course is accredited and/or recognized by the following organizations:
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors AIQS
Australian Institute of Building AIB
Victorian Building Authority VBA
Graduates of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics are eligible to register as a Building Practitioner with VBA when they have acquired the minimum experience.
Students choosing to exit the course after successful completion of the core 20 subjects will be eligible for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Built Environment).
Students who complete the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics can advance their studies in any related postgraduate qualifications.
- Contract administrator
- Project manager
- Quantity surveyor
- Building consultant
How to apply
APPLY VIA AGENT
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
The above fees are per annum. These are indicative fees only.
Individual subject tuition fees are available for higher education courses.
TUITION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
Under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, Holmesglen Institute must meet tuition assurance requirements for persons, other than overseas students, who are enrolled in the higher education courses we offer in the event we cease to provide a course of study in which a student is enrolled. Overseas students refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.
Annual tuition fee:
These are indicative fees only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and other charges annually.
You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
To find out more about fees or payment options, visit Fees for International Students.
TUITION ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
For more details, please refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2002.