Master of Construction Management

Deakin University

This program provides students with the understanding, knowledge and skills in a variety of roles in quantity surveying and commercial construction management and is suitable for personnel involved in the procurement of built facilities as project managers, design managers, construction managers or quantity surveyors as well as people in government departments and commercial organisations who are responsible for the procurement of such facilities. The course is designed to provide the specialist skills related to the theoretical, policy, evaluative and research frameworks that underpin the construction professions. Students will work in a multi-disciplinary context with topics that are at the forefront of the built environment industry.

Course Fee:

Australian: $37,876
International: $54,508

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in related discipline OR Bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS 5 years relevant work experience. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.


12 credit points. For professional accreditation purposes, students are required to complete a minimum of 150 study hours for each unit.

Subjects you can Study:

Construction management; Project management

Study Pathways:

Exit option: Graduate Diploma of Construction Management

Further information:

Students have the opportunity of completing the course in one year full-time (3 trimesters) by undertaking units in trimester 3.


The course is professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS).

Who for:

Graduates wanting to enter the construction management profession through a quantity surveying, project manager, construction management pathway

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Builder, Quantity Surveyor, Surveyor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waterfront No info Yes Part time 3 years
Waterfront No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Waterfront No info Yes Online 1.5 years

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