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Major

Construction

      Where will this take me?

      Overview

      Graduate study pathways

      Upon completion of the Bachelor of Design with a major in Construction students will have the option of either finding employment or continuing their studies at graduate level to meet accreditation requirements.

      Professional Accreditation

      To achieve professional recognition with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), you must also complete the Master of Construction Management.

      Other popular graduate study options include: Master of Construction Law, Graduate Diploma in Construction Law and Master of Urban Planning.

      Career outcomes

      Good construction managers must understand the physics of structures, construction methodologies, the properties of materials, and the consequences of design decisions, as well as construction law, good management techniques and the economics of building. Our students go on to work in roles like:

      • Cadet quantity surveyor
      • Consultant
      • Contract administrator
      • Junior cost estimator
      • Junior project coordinator
      • Research assistant
      • Site coordinator