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Be part of one of the fastest growing industries in Australia and Asia–Pacific.

Rapid urbanisation and population growth has seen the demand for construction professionals continue to expand globally. Construction managers play a critical role in directing and managing complex construction projects, ensuring they run to time and budget.

Gain essential industry experience while you study and develop strong problem solving and essential leadership skills needed to confidently manage commercial, building, mining and infrastructure projects.

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Study construction management at Griffith

New in 2019

Our strong links with industry mean you’ll learn from construction professionals and gain a practical understanding of the latest industry trends. You’ll complete a work placement as part of your degree, ensuring you have the experience employers want and knowledge needed to excel in the industry.

Our construction management degree is distinctive in its strong focus on IT applications and emerging technologies in the built environment. You’ll use the latest technology and equipment, putting you ahead in the field. With a distinct commitment to social responsibility, the degree incorporates ethical requirements and considerations into its studies.

The Program is provisionally accredited by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB). The requirements of the Australian Institute of Building and the Chartered Institute of Building in the UK have been considered in the development of this degree.

Ranked #2 in Australia for student support

Built environment at Griffith is ranked number 2 in Australia for student support, and received 5-star ratings for learner engagement, skills development and graduate salaries by the Good Universities Guide 2019, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

Committed to social responsibility

Our construction management degree incorporates studies of social responsibility, community engagement and sustainability to ensure graduates meet ethical requirements in the industry.

Industry-focused learning

You’ll learn from construction professionals and complete an industry placement as part of your degree, giving you the insight and skills needed to excel in the industry, as well as valuable industry contacts.

Leadership development

Our learning experiences will develop essential leadership skills needed in the industry through the incorporation of group work, communication skills and management practice across your degree.

Access to the latest technology

A strong focus on information and communication technology applications in the built environment will put you ahead in the field.

Ethan Bowering

Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

During his time at Griffith, Ethan Bowering won the Prime Minister's Australia Asia Award, travelling to Hong Kong to study, and interned in Beijing with the United Nations Environment Programme. After graduating, he landed a job as a policy officer for the Commonwealth Department of the Environment. Now he's completing a Master of Public Policy at the prestigious University of Cambridge, thanks to receiving a Cambridge Australia A P Platt Scholarship. He hopes this qualification will prepare him for a leadership role in environmental policy in Australia.

Ethan Bowering

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Career outcomes

As a graduate, you’ll be prepared for a rewarding career as a construction professional. Your industry knowledge combined with strong skills in problem-solving, decision-making, communication and technology, will prepare you for leadership roles across the full spectrum of construction projects. You’ll find employment opportunities in roles such as construction or project manager, cost estimator, cost planner, site manager, construction economist or consultant, quality manager and contract administrator. Job opportunities in construction management are expected to grow strongly over the next five years with the average salary of a construction manager significantly higher than the average job salary*.

* Australian Government Job Outlook

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