This program will provide graduates with an opportunity to gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of construction and infrastructure management principles, procurement and cost analysis. The programs will also assist in up-skilling local and international graduates in the state of the art Australian professional engineering.
Graduates can follow careers as construction managers, project engineers/managers, civil engineers and asset management engineers in a range of industries including consulting engineering, construction, research organisations, private sector, local and other government authorities.
At completion of Graduate Diploma of Construction Management course, graduates will be able to:
1. demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills in Construction Management practice related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure
2. identify, analyse, review and describe issues, changes, risks and trends in Construction Management practice and thereby provide systematic and rational solutions to complex problems using critical thinking, team-working and/ or independent judgement
3. describe and/ or develop contemporary and sustainable Construction Management trends, best practices and management solutions in the project-based construction industry
4. demonstrate clear and coherent communication skills to articulate complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences including clients, customers, multi-disciplinary/ multi-cultural project teams and stakeholders
5. demonstrate accountability, credibility, ethics, and responsibility for all personal work outputs.
The program will provide the following generic attributes:
- Providing career orientated education
- Developing links with industry and knowledge transfer
- Undertaking research which is applied and relevant to the needs of industry
- Developing lifelong learning skills
- Establishing international links including opportunities for collaboration with Swinburne’s other campuses