Construction is a fast paced and evolving industry. As one of the largest economic sectors, the construction industry seeks graduates with distinctive skills, knowledge, and practical experience across a variety of fields. Our offerings will equip you with the necessary knowledge to deliver complex construction projects for the best chance at success in your chosen career. Our programs are designed to provide you with access to a wide range of career pathways including building and construction management, contract administration, site management, facilities management, building services, quantity surveying, property development, project management, cost management and general management.
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.
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.
Cost planning manager
Manage large budgets to successfully bring large-scales projects to life. Value management, cost optimisation, and relationship building are just a few of the skills required for this career.
Manage and own the contractual elements for the successful delivery of projects. Responsibilities include execution of agreements, as well as monitor and manage contractual and legal compliance effectively.
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.
View Master of Construction Practice (Professional) learning outcomes
- Access to a range of professional careers allied with construction management and quantity surveying, in Australia and elsewhere
- Communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas related to construction
- Cognitive skills to critically review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge related to building construction and the costs thereof
- Lifelong ability to embark on becoming insightful leaders and professionals in the construction industry, both locally and abroad
- Demonstrate skills required of international accreditation by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the local Australian accreditation by the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS)
- Cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge of building with depth in the area of construction management and quantity surveying
- Demonstrate skills to meet the educational requirement for an Open Builders’ Licence set by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC)
The program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The program also meets the educational requirements of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for attainment of an Open Builders License.
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