These programs 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 pursue 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 the completion of the Master of Construction Management course, graduates will be able to:
1. demonstrate high-level advanced knowledge and skills in Construction Management practice related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure
2. plan and execute an independent research project in a relevant Construction Management topic by applying appropriate research principles, sound methods and technical research skills
3. reflect in managing practical issues/ complex problems and describing/ developing contemporary and sustainable Construction Management trends and best practices related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure
4. investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, perceptions, problems, concepts and theories of Construction Management practice to provide rational solutions to composite problems using critical thinking and team-based/ independent judgement in the project-based construction industry
5. demonstrate clear and coherent communication skills to articulate complex knowledge and justify propositions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences; including clients, customers, multi-disciplinary/ multi-cultural project teams and stakeholders
6. demonstrate a high level of autonomy, 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