This course is ideal for anyone interested in a practical, professional qualification within the building industry.
Closely related to the Bachelor of Construction Management, the Bachelor of Construction Technology degree is suitable for those who are interested in delivering high-quality building projects.
Construction Technology at Western
There is a strong emphasis on general construction and the legal and economic context of the market.
The course emphasises applied and practical knowledge of the building sciences that are relevant to general construction. These include: passive solar design through a building, corrosion of materials, concrete testing, and much more.
Our lecturers and tutors will actively encourage you to independently gain work experience during your studies in order to enhance practical skills and future employment prospects.
Please note: Successful applicants for Advanced Standing may be required to travel to different Western Sydney University campuses to complete the elements of their course.
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As a Construction Technology graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities as a:
- Property developer
- Housing project manager
- Site supervisor
- Building consultant
- Design and construction manager
Construction Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings, and the physical and human resources involved in building and construction.
Safety Inspectors inspect machines, equipment, working conditions and public places to ensure compliance with government and industry standards and regulations, in relation to occupational health and safety.
Surveying Technicians assist Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors by supervising and inspecting construction sites, collecting and evaluating survey data and preparing maps and plans.
Facilities or Building Managers organise, control and coordinate the strategic and operational management of buildings and facilities in a public and private organisations.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.