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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Master of Construction
MConstr

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Degree of Master of Construction requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Construction and the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction, or equivalent qualifications; or

(c) have been awarded the Bachelor of Construction or equivalent plus a minimum of two years approved experience in the Construction Sector in a professional capacity.

2. In addition to the requirements of Regulation 1, admission to the Degree of Master of Construction by thesis (90 or 120 credits) requires that the candidate will have achieved a Grade Average of B over the qualifying 700-level courses or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

3. Candidates for the Degree of Master of Construction shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) courses selected from the Schedule for the Qualification;

(b) at least 45 credits from Schedule C;

and including:

(c) attending workshops, block courses, tutorials, or laboratories as required.

Specialisations

4. The Degree of Master of Construction may be awarded with or without a subject.

5. Candidates may complete a subject by passing at least 60 credits in a subject; the requirements for each subject are set out in Schedule A for the Qualification.

6. Subjects available are: Building Technology, Construction Law, Construction Project Management, Facilities Management, Quantity Surveying.

Student Progression

7. In cases of sufficient merit, the Degree of Master of Construction may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply

9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Master of Construction

Schedule A: Subject courses

Building Technology (60 credits)

60 credits from

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.761 Design and Management of Healthy Buildings 15 credits
R 218.760

218.769 Energy-Efficient Building Design 15 credits
R 228.769

218.770 Advanced Construction Technology 15 credits

Construction Law (60 credits)

60 credits from

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.763 Advanced Construction Law 15 credits

218.764 Construction Contracts and Administration 15 credits

218.765 Construction Adjudication 15 credits

Construction Project Management (60 credits)

60 credits from

218.710 Advanced Construction Planning and Scheduling 15 credits

218.720 Advanced Construction Site Operations and Control 15 credits

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.763 Advanced Construction Law 15 credits

Facilities Management (75 credits)

75 credits from

114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations 30 credits

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.761 Design and Management of Healthy Buildings 15 credits
R 218.760

218.770 Advanced Construction Technology 15 credits

Quantity Surveying (60 credits)

60 credits from

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.764 Construction Contracts and Administration 15 credits

218.780 Quantity Surveying Practice 15 credits

218.781 Construction Financial Administration 15 credits

Schedule B: Elective courses

114.710 Organisational Learning 30 credits

130.705 Emergency Management 30 credits

132.731 Planning Law 30 credits

218.769 Energy-Efficient Building Design 15 credits
R 228.769

218.770 Advanced Construction Technology 15 credits

228.740 Energy Policy 15 credits
R 142.740

228.741 Energy Systems 15 credits
P 228.743 or 228.769 or 280.271

228.742 Energy Economics 15 credits
R 142.742

228.744 Case Studies of Renewable Energy Systems 15 credits
R 142.744

228.745 Renewable Energy Conversion Devices 15 credits
R 142.745

228.746 Renewable Energy Resources 15 credits
R 142.746

228.747 Renewable Energy Systems Design 15 credits
C 228.745 R 142.747

228.748 Climate Change Science and Policy 15 credits
R 142.748

228.750 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development 15 credits
P 228.312 R 142.750

228.756 Energy Efficiency (Systems Analysis and Auditing) 15 credits
R 142.756

228.757 Energy Efficiency (Industrial and Commercial Technology) 15 credits
P 142.756 or 228.756 R 142.757

240.753 Supply Chain Analytics 15 credits

240.756 Value Chain Management 15 credits

287.735 Quality Improvement 15 credits
R 143.785

287.741 Quality System Development and Management 15 credits
R 287.730

Schedule C: Research courses

218.810 Research Report 45 credits

218.820 Dissertation 60 credits

218.828 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits

218.829 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
C 218.828

218.830 Thesis 90 credits

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