Construction Major

Bachelor of Design

The Construction major focuses on the management of people, processes and materials in the construction industry, and how they apply to specific building projects. You will learn through site visits and special presentations by industry professionals to deepen your understanding of real world practice.

The Construction major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Construction major.

Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Commencing 2017

Semester 1 Intake (Maths Methods 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment

Elective

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

CONS10001 Principles of Building

BLAW10001 Principles of Business Law

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL20042 Construction of Residential Buildings

ABPL20036 Environmental Building Systems

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL20053 Construction of Concrete Buildings

CONS20002 Measurement of Building Designs

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

ABPL30046 Steel and Concrete Structural Systems

ABPL30055 Construction Management

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

ABPL30044 Capstone: Industry Partner Project Studio

ABPL30039 Construction Contract Administration

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
  • If you have completed Maths Methods 1 and 2, you will be eligible to complete the subject "Introduction to Mathematics" as a breadth subject. This subject is equivalent to Maths Methods 3/4.

Semester 1 Intake (Maths Methods 1+2)

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment

Elective

Elective

MAST10012 Introduction to Mathematics

Year 1
Semester 2

CONS10001 Principles of Building

BLAW10001 Principles of Business Law

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

ABPL20042 Construction of Residential Buildings

ABPL20036 Environmental Building Systems

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

ABPL20053 Construction of Concrete Buildings

CONS20002 Measurement of Building Designs

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

ABPL30046 Steel and Concrete Structural Systems

ABPL30055 Construction Management

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

ABPL30044 Capstone: Industry Partner Project Studio

ABPL30039 Construction Contract Administration

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Double majors, minors and specialisations

The Bachelor of Design offers unique flexibility with the option of completing majors, minors, double majors and specialisations.

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