About the program
The Bachelor of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying covers a comprehensive range of subjects in the field of construction management and quantity surveying, focusing on the management and delivery of complex construction projects. The curriculum addresses a range of topics including construction techniques, contract administration, finance, planning processes, plant and equipment and risks. It also contains a strong sustainability theme which equips you with distinctive skill sets that are highly sought after in the built environment. All subjects in this degree are delivered Monday to Wednesday. This provides you with the opportunity to schedule work and study, or participate in work experience.
Students graduating with the Bachelor of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying are internationally recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) as well as the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). This program is also nationally accredited with the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), and meets the educational requirement set by the Queensland Building Construction Commission (QBCC) for the granting of an Open Builders License.
The construction industry provides significant career opportunities for graduates in both the private and government sectors. You can enter the construction industry as a practitioner such as an estimator or contract manager, or as a professional such as quantity surveyor or project manager. With climate change and environmental impact a prominent concern in this industry, graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainability practices are in high demand.
The Bachelor of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying will provide you with access to a wide range of career pathways in the construction industry. Opportunities include building and construction management, contract administration, site management, facilities management, building services, quantity surveying, property development, project management, cost management and general management. The skill sets obtained in this degree may also be applied to related sectors such as civil engineering and mining. Graduates will be equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of sustainable development, and will be able to seek work anywhere in Australia or around the world.
The structure of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying is based on 24 theoretical and practical subjects. This program is designed in close consultation with prominent industry professional boards to ensure the integrity and contemporary relevance of the degree.
All classes in this degree are delivered Monday to Wednesday. This provides you with the opportunity to schedule work and study, or participate in work experience.
University core subjects (3)
- CORE11-001 Critical Thinking and Communication (CORE 1)
- CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics (CORE 2)
- CORE11-003 Ethical Thought and Action (CORE 3)
Construction Management and Quantity Surveying core subjects (21)
- Commercial Construction and Engineering (SSUD12-313)
- Construction Site Management (SSUD13-327)
- Construction Tendering and Finance (SSUD13-316)
- Early Estimating and Cost Planning (SSUD13-312)
- Integrated Measurement and Professional Practice (SSUD13-313)
- Introduction to the Property and Construction Industries (SSUD11-103)
- Land Economy and the Environment (SSUD11-105)
- Managing Projects (SSUD12-103)
- Measurement 1 (SSUD12-317)
- Measurement 2 (SSUD13-310)
- Planning Process (SSUD11-300)
- Project Contract Administration (SSUD12-308)
- Project Delivery Systems (SSUD12-106)
- Project Planning and Scheduling (SSUD12-207)
- Real Estate Property Rights (SSUD11-106)
- Structural Engineering (SSUD13-311)
- Sustainable Building Services (SSUD12-309)
- Sustainable Development and Society (SSUD11-102)
- Understanding Buildings 1 (SSUD11-101)
- Understanding Buildings 2 (SSUD12-104)
- Capstone Project (SSUD13-300)
The final semester of this program is highlighted by an industry based capstone project which integrates the full range of topics covered during the degree.
Year 12 school leaver
Bond University requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent for entry to Bachelor level programs. Bond does not rely solely on the Overall Position (OP) or the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Rather, a range of criteria are also considered such as extracurricular activities and personal attributes, including outstanding leadership qualities and community involvement.
Alternative entry pathways
For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways:
- Bond University Tertiary Preparation programs
- Bond University Diploma programs
- Other institutional Tertiary Preparation Programs
- Vocational education and training qualifications (Certificate IV and above)
- Prior higher education experience (at this university or another)
- Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
- Professional or para-professional qualifications/experience
- Employment experience verified by a statement of service from the employer stating the position title and length of service and a very brief statement on the tasks undertaken.
For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
Credit for prior study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information