Construction Management

Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons.) (Construction Management) -BAppSc. (Curtin)

JPT/BPP(N/526/6/0137) 5/23

Location Bentley or Malaysia
Study Method Full-time
Study Mode On-Campus
Intake February or July
Duration 4 Years

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Construction managers work across a broad range of interrelated disciplines on residential, commercial and infrastructure projects.

This degree is management-oriented and prepares you for a range of professional roles in the building and infrastructure construction industry. You will be taught by a dedicated team of professionals with qualifications and experience in construction-related disciplines.

You will study subjects relating to:

  • construction technology
  • quantity measurement and cost estimating
  • project planning and management
  • strategy and financial management
  • contract administration
  • building law
  • cost planning
  • cost management
  • implementation of IT in construction (including building information modelling)
  • professional communication and interpersonal skills.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in supervised visits to construction sites and international study trips. In addition to your study, you will be strongly encouraged to undertake work experience within the industry prior to graduating.

Minimum English language entry requirements

ENGLISH QUALIFICATION SCORE
International English
Language Testing System
(IELTS)
Overall 6.5
(no individual band
below 6.0)
Test of English as a
Foreign Language (TOEFL)
79 (band minimum W-21,
L-13, R-13, S-18)
SPM 1119 English C
GCE ‘A’ Level E
GCE ‘O’ Level C

Cut-off scores

QUALIFICATIONS SCORE
GCE-A Level/ STPM/ (best of 3 subjects) 5
UEC (best of 5 selected subjects) 15
HKDSE 15
IB 24
Ontario Gr 60
ATAR (WACE/ SACE/ HSC/ VCE/ AUSMAT/ SAM/ MUFY) 70
WAUFP (CPS) 53
India/ Pakistan 65%
Sri Lanka 5

Cut-off scores key:

GCE : General Certificate of Education
STPM : Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia
IB : International Baccalaureate
ATAR : Australian Tertiary Admission Rank – applicable to all Australian matriculation
HKDSE : Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
India : Includes All India Senior School Certificate awarded by The Central Board of Secondary School Education (CBSE), Indian School Certificate (ISC) awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), Higher School Certificate (HSC) awarded by one of the State Secondary School Boards. Certificates awarded by the CBSE and the CISCE are generally considered to represent a higher level of achievement than state certificates.
Sri Lanka : GCE ‘A’ level issued by the Department of Examinations

Score Conversion for Advanced level/GCE/GCSE:
Grades awarded from 2010 onwards: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
Grades awarded up to 2009: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010)

Subject Grades Conversion for STPM : A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1
The following UEC subjects are included in the aggregate of best five subject:
• Mathematics • Advance Mathematics I • Advance Mathematics II • Biology • Chemistry • Physics • Business Studies • Bookkeeping and Accounts • Accounting
• Economics • History • Geography • Computing and Information Technology

Note: scores for individual prerequisites may be taken into consideration for assessment purposes.

Minimum academic entry requirements

Course Prerequisites

Mathematics. Calculus is desirable.

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

Diploma applications will be treated on case to case basis.

• Quantity surveyor
• Building technician
• Building surveyor
• Building contractor
• Project manager
• Construction manager
• Contracts administrator
• Estimator
• Facilities manager
• Property developer

Construction Management

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
Construction Industry Management
Residential Construction
Structures
Academic and Professional Communications
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
Site Management
Commercial Construction
Introduction to Building Measurement
Construction Law
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 1
Construction Plant and Equipment
Specialised Construction
Building Measurement 1
Building Surveying 2
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 2
Building Information Modelling
Building Services
Construction Project Safety Management
Cost Planning
YEAR 3 SEMESTER 1
Project Delivery Systems
Infrastructure Construction
Construction Planning and Scheduling
Cost Management 3
YEAR 3 SEMESTER 2
Contract Administration
Civils and Service Measurement
Quality in Construction
Construction Estimating
YEAR 4 SEMESTER 1
Construction Risk Management
Integrated Construction Project 1
Project Development and Appraisal
Building Dissertation 1
YEAR 4 SEMESTER 2
Facilities Management
Sustainable Construction
Building Dissertation 2

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