Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (BConMgt(Hons))

Program Code

HCM

Academic Year

2024

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) is a program of study which students undertake to develop project management skills with a focus on the application of technology in construction. The program is designed and structured to provide career and management-ready graduates for the construction and infrastructure industries. Students will acquire a sound foundation of knowledge in civil construction, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and engineering construction management. The program offers a compact structure which covers essential knowledge and skills in construction, project management and BIM with a strong focus of applying technology in construction and management techniques specific to the construction industry.

The Bachelor of Construction Management is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 4 years.

Program Learning Outcome
1. Demonstrate a broad, application-based understanding of the construction industry and associated project management in the digital era.
2. Apply, evaluate and use engineering technology methods, tools and processes, complemented by relevant knowledge from related disciplines, and the ability to integrate current advancements, within real-world contexts to manage the interface between design and construction processes for projects.
3. Apply, evaluate and use the principles of systems thinking, an understanding of new and established construction technology and structural principles in managing projects.
4. Apply critical and independent thinking to make sound judgements based on evidence, theory and logical reasoning.
5. Adopt and employ professional and ethical attitudes, standards and values.
6. Use highly effective interpersonal skills to enable empathetic and effective communication with a range of audiences.
Conditions

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.
 
Program Maximum Duration: As specified in Table 1 of the Coursework Academic Programs Policy, this program must be completed within a Maximum Duration which includes any periods of non-enrolment, leave of absence or approved study at other institutions for credit towards a Program.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours).

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 96 units, comprising:

  1. Level I core courses to the value of 27 units
  2. Level Il core courses tothe value of 24 units
  3. Level III core courses to the value of 18 units
  4. Level III elective courses to the value of 3 units
  5. Level IV core courses to the value of 21 units
  6. Level IV elective courses to the value of 3 units