Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

VU course code: NHCM | CRICOS: 096487M | Level of study: Undergraduate
4 years
In person

Tuition: per semester AU$16,700

Footscray Park
29 July 2024


Build your skills and confidence to take a leading role in large-scale building and civil-engineering projects with a Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) at Victoria University.

Get job-ready to manage residential, commercial and industrial construction projects with this construction management degree that’s closely connected to real-world industry.

You’ll gain valuable expertise to take on roles overseeing the building process, from design to development, construction and operation, with skills in:

  • planning and managing strategies for the construction process
  • assessing documents for compliance with codes and standards
  • assessing plans for constructability
  • communicating with technical professionals such as architects and engineers on design objectives
  • formulating project cashflows and budgets
  • preparing tender documents, contract bidding, negotiation and sub-contractor selection
  • supervising construction sites and personnel.

Plus, add to your expertise with a minor in either building compliance or quantity surveying.

With a Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours), you’ll be ready to take advantage of the high demand for construction management roles as Australia’s construction industry continues to grow

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an exemption of English-language requirements.

In some cases, there may be additional entry requirements.

Learn more about entry requirements for international students.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To attain the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) students will be required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points First Year Core studies;
  • 240 credit points Professional Core studies, and;
  • 48 credit points from the Building Compliance Minor OR Quantity Surveying Minor

First Class Honours:

To be eligible for completion with First Class Honours student must achieve:

  • A minimum weighted average of 60% over year levels 1 to 3;
  • A minimum weighted average of 80% in year level 4;
  • A HD grade for the final year NBC4006 Built Environment Project 2.


Fees & Scholarships

As an international student at Victoria University, you will be required to pay your tuition fees up front each semester.

There may be additional materials fees throughout your studies, depending on your chosen course, as well as an administrative fee as part of your course.

Victoria University is proud to support our international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us (and didn't apply through an agent), you may be eligible for a 10% discount. Not available for single-package courses.

Find out how




In addition to working as a construction manager, your job title could be project manager, quantity surveyor, building technician, facilities manager, property developer, or similar.

Choose from jobs in either the private or public sectors, working for:

  • building proprietors
  • contractors
  • developers
  • government bodies
  • consultancy practices
  • self-employed entrepreneurs.

You’ll also have skills and knowledge that you can apply in other industries such as mining, petrochemicals and infrastructure development.

Visit Jobs and Skills Australia to see the average salary and employment growth for construction managers.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB).

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