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Graduate Certificate in Construction Practice

What can you do with your degree?

The construction industry has experienced a substantial growth in the past few years which is projected to continue.   

Graduates with comprehensive knowledge of construction projects and the associated skills required to apply innovative and adaptable solutions within complex environments are highly sought after in industry. 

This degree will provide you with access to a wide range of career pathways in the construction industry with the skill sets obtained in this degree also applicable to related sectors such as civil engineering and mining. Roles within the construction industry can be applied to practitioners such as estimators or contract managers, or as professionals such as quantity surveyors or project managers. 


Construction manager

Manage and plan construction projects and oversee their progress in a timely and cost-effective manner consistent with an overarching strategy. Responsibilities include coordination of workers and subcontractors, commissioning, and installation of infrastructure, managing budgets, and tracking tools, materials, equipment, and inventory.  

Quantity surveyor

You will take an active role in the tendering of contracts through the analysis of proposals, plans, specifications, and other data in preparing time, cost, and labour first principles estimates for construction projects. You will be required to maximize project margin and add value to the construction process through proactive involvement in procurement, cost management and reporting. 

Professional accreditation

Professional accreditation

In order to be eligible for professional accreditation in the construction practice industry, you are required to complete the Master of Construction Practice.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Further study options

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