Bachelor of Construction Technology

  • Effective from: 2021
  • Approved Abbreviation: BConstrTech
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 3692
  • AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 085663B

This program applies to students who commenced in 2021 or later

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced. 

For Commencement Year 2020, please refer to: 3692.4 - Bachelor of Construction Technology

For Commencement Year 2017 - 2019, please refer to: 3692.3 - Bachelor of Construction Technology

This program provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform competently at a professional level in the construction industry in many roles including; Site Manager, Building Supervisor, Estimator and Building Surveyor. The Construction Technology program is widely recognised for delivering the full suite of theoretical, practical, and hands-on experience in the area of residential construction.

Students will study four concentrated areas related to the delivery of projects; construction technology, construction economics, construction law and construction resource management. This program may be used as a pathway to the four-year Bachelor of Construction Management program which meets the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) professional accreditation requirements.

Study Mode

Three years full-time.

Program Advice

Course Advice

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Penrith Campus Full Time Internal See above

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this program that you must meet in order to complete your program and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this program online.

 Inherent requirements

Admission

Assumed knowledge required: Normal Western Sydney University ATAR score with HSC 2 subject Mathematics, Physics and English for entry into first year.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

http://www.uac.edu.au/
https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International students currently completing an Australian Year 12 in or outside Australia, an International Baccalaureate in Australia or a New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3 must apply via UAC International.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

All other International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.  

International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points which include the subjects listed in the recommended sequence below. 

Recommended Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
BLDG 1015 Residential Building 10
ARCH 1004 Drawing and CAD 10
ENGR 1036 Construction Communication 10
BLDG 1007 Construction Work Safety 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
BLDG 2011 Contract Administration 10
BLDG 1009 Environmental Building Design 10
BLDG 1014 Non-Residential Building 10
BLDG 1013 Building Science 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
CIVL 2016 Civil and Substructure 10
BLDG 2002 Building Measurement 10
ARCH 2003 Development Control 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ACCT 1001 Accounting Information for Managers 10
BLDG 2001 Building Estimates and Tendering 10
BLDG 2003 Building Regulations Studies 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
BLDG 3008 Negotiation in the Built Environment 10
BUSM 3077 Construction Project Management 10
CIVL 3016 Building Superstructure 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
CIVL 3017 Construction Scheduling 10
ENGR 3021 Professional Practice 10
JUST 3003 Building Law 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points240

Please note

Students may choose electives from any program at Western Sydney University.