Master of Construction Management Sample Course Plans

Master of Construction Management

Students entering the Master of Construction Management from a cognate discipline will undertake the 200 point program whilst students entering the Master of Construction Management from a non-cognate discipline will undertake the 300 point program.

The Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the course. Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

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The first 100 points of the 300 point Construction Management program consists of 8 core subjects as found in the sample course plan below. After the first year is completed, students complete the same subject combinations as students admitted into the 200 point program. This program is only offered at the start year intake.

Course plans: Master of Construction Management 300 points

Specialised area: Building

Commencing 2018

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90292 Construction of Buildings

ABPL90324 Materials and Structures

ABPL90313 Management of Construction

ABPL90086 Environmental Systems

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90312 Cost Management

ABPL90335 Contract Management

ABPL90290 Fundamentals of Built Environment Law

ABPL90293 Commercial Construction

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL90010 Advanced Construction Technology
Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

ABPL90358 Research in Construction ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating CONS90001 Management Systems for Construction
Year 3
Semester 1

ABPL90028 Project Management

Specialisation Elective Specialisation Elective ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling
Year 3
Semester 2
Multidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary elective
KEY  Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Cost Management

Commencing 2018

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90292 Construction of Buildings

ABPL90324 Materials and Structures

ABPL90313 Management of Construction

ABPL90086 Environmental Systems

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90312 Cost Management

ABPL90335 Contract Management

ABPL90290 Fundamentals of Built Environment Law

ABPL90293 Commercial Construction

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction
Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

ABPL90358 Research in Construction ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating ABPL90027 Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability
Year 3
Semester 1
ABPL90028 Project Management Specialisation Elective Specialisation Elective ABPL90129 Advanced Cost Management
Year 3
Semester 2
Multidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary elective
KEY  Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Project Management

Commencing 2018

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90292 Construction of Buildings

ABPL90324 Materials and Structures

ABPL90313 Management of Construction

ABPL90086 Environmental Systems

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90312 Cost Management

ABPL90335 Contract Management

ABPL90290 Fundamentals of Built Environment Law

ABPL90293 Commercial Construction

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL90370 Design Management
Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

ABPL90358 Research in Construction ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating ABPL90030 Project Evaluation
Year 3
Semester 1
ABPL90028 Project Management Specialisation Elective Specialisation Elective ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling
Year 3
Semester 2
Multidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary elective
KEY  Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Commencing 2016 or 2017

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90292 Construction of Buildings

ABPL90086 Environmental Systems

ABPL90313 Management of Construction

ABPL90324 Materials and Structures

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90290 Fundamentals of Built Environment Law

ABPL90293 Commercial Construction

ABPL90335 Contract Management

ABPL90312 Cost Management

Commenced 2015 or earlier

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90292 Construction of Buildings

ECON90015 Managerial Economics

ABPL90313 Management of Construction

ABPL90324 Materials and Structures

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90290 Fundamentals of Built Environment Law

ABPL90293 Commercial Construction

ABPL90086 Environmental Systems

ABPL90312 Cost Management

Course plans: Master of Construction Management 200 points

The MC-CONMG2Y Master of Construction Management 200 points handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the course. Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Specialised area: Building

Commencing 2018

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL90010 Advanced Construction Technology
Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

ABPL90358 Research in Construction ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating CONS90001 Management Systems for Construction
Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90028 Project Management

Specialisation Elective Specialisation Elective ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling
Year 2
Semester 2
Multidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary elective

Commencing Start-Year 2016

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice

ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling

ABPL90207 Corporate Construction Management

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90010 Advanced Construction Technology

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective
Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90295 Construction Regulation and Control

ABPL90035 Risk in ConstructionMultidisciplinary elective Multidisciplinary elective
KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Cost Management

Commencing 2018

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction
Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

ABPL90358 Research in Construction ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating ABPL90027 Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability
Year 3
Semester 1
ABPL90028 Project Management Specialisation Elective Specialisation Elective ABPL90129 Advanced Cost Management
Year 3
Semester 2
Multidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary elective

Commencing Start-Year 2016

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction

ABPL90135 Analytical Methods

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

LAWS70469 Construction Law

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

ABPL90129 Advanced Cost Management

ABPL90027 Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90010 Advanced Construction Technology

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90327 Procurement Methods

ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Commencing Start-Year 2015 or prior

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90010 Advanced Construction Technology

ABPL90135 Analytical Methods

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

LAWS70469 Construction Law

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

ABPL90129 Advanced Cost Management

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction

ABPL90027 Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90327 Procurement Methods

ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Project Management

Commencing Start-Year 2018

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL90370 Design Management
Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

ABPL90358 Research in Construction ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating ABPL90030 Project Evaluation
Year 3
Semester 1
ABPL90028 Project Management Specialisation Elective Specialisation Elective ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling
Year 3
Semester 2
Multidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary electiveMultidisciplinary elective

Commencing Start-Year 2016

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction

ABPL90028 Project Management in Theory

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90332 Labour in Construction

ABP90327 Procurement Methods

ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90333 Specialist Contracting

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90030 Project Evaluation

ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Commencing Start-Year 2015 or prior

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

ABPL90030 Project Evaluation

ABPL90028 Project Management in Theory

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90322 Labour in Construction

ABP90327 Procurement Methods

ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90333 Specialist Contracting

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction

ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Building Systems & Trade

Commencing Start-Year

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90010 Advanced Construction Technology

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

ABPL90129 Advanced Cost Management

ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling

ABPL90268 Building Envelopes

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90333 Specialist Contracting

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90325 Prefabrication in Building

ABPL90326 Technological Innovations

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Corporate Management

Commencing Start-Year

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90207 Corporate Construction Management

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

ABPL9090329 Construction Policy

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90310 Construction Industry and Environment

ABPL90327 Procurement Methods

ABPL90332 Labour in Construction

Specialisation elective

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90330 Economics of Building

Specialisation elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

Specialisation elective

Specialisation elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Policy

Commencing Start-Year

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL9090329 Construction Policy

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

LAWS70469 Construction Law

Specialisation elective

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90310 Construction Industry and Environment

ABPL90332 Labour in Construction

ABPL90331 ICT in Building

Specialisation elective

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90330 Economics of Building

Specialisation elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90326 Technological Innovations

Specialisation elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Specialised area: Research and Development

Commencing Start-Year

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90329 Construction Policy

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

ABPL90358 Research in Construction

Specialisation elective

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90310 Construction Industry and Environment

ABPL90359 Research Practicum in Construction

Specialisation elective

Specialisation elective

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90330 Economics of Building

ABPL900985 Culture of Building

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90326 Technological Innovations

Specialisation elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90010 Advanced Construction Technology

ABPL90135 Analytical Methods

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

LAWS70469 Construction Law

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

ABPL90129 Advanced Cost Management

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction

ABPL90027 Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90327 Procurement Methods

ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction

ABPL90030 Project Evaluation

ABPL90028 Project Management in Theory

ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL90322 Labour in Construction

ABP90327 Procurement Methods

ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice

ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL90308 Experiences in Industry

ABPL90333 Specialist Contracting

Multidisciplinary elective

Multidisciplinary elective

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL90035 Risk in Construction

ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling

ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction

Multidisciplinary elective

KEY  Specialisation Core subjects   Specialisation Elective subjects   Multidisciplinary elective subjects

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