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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.

Accreditation is currently being sought from the Australian Institute of Building. 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.

Giovanni Rapana

Griffith graduate

At one point, rugby league or concreting were the likely career options before Giovanni Rapana. But despite his talent on the footy field and the stability of a family business, he knew he could accomplish more. In 2017 he completed his civil engineering degree, all while working full time with a young family at home. 'I finished high school and was labouring for a number of years, but I realised really quickly that I didn't want to do that for the rest of my life.' As part of his degree, Giovanni completed a work placement in India where his construction management skills came to the fore. His construction and engineering background has led him to his role as a Senior Project Manager at the City of Gold Coast, where he works on several coastal infrastructure projects.

Giovanni Rapana

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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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Monday 18 February — Friday 22 February

Trimester 1: Orientation

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Monday 25 February — Saturday 8 June

Trimester 1: Teaching and exams

Includes study and exam period from Monday 27 May to Saturday 8 June.

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Sunday 7 April — Monday 8 April

Adelaide Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo

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Thursday 2 May — Sunday 5 May

Melbourne VCE and Careers Expo

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Monday 13 May — Thursday 16 May

Mature Student Open Evenings

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Thursday 23 May — Thursday 23 May

Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo

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Tuesday 11 June — Tuesday 11 June

Discover Griffith

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Thursday 13 June — Thursday 13 June

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Monday 1 July — Friday 5 July

Trimester 2: Orientation

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Monday 8 July — Friday 4 October

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Includes study and exam period from Tuesday 8 October to Saturday 19 October.

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Monday 8 July — Friday 12 July

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Saturday 20 July — Sunday 21 July

Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO)

TSXPO is for anyone considering further study. Talk to our academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admission pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services. Entry is free.

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Tuesday 23 July — Tuesday 23 July

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

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Monday 5 August — Monday 5 August

Townsville Careers Expo

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Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August

Open Day

On Open Day, you’ll find general information about all our degrees at each campus, as well as essential information about student support services, admissions, scholarships and postgraduate studies. It’s a great time to get to know our campuses, experience life at Griffith, explore your study options and find the information you need to make a decision about your future.

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Monday 9 September — Tuesday 10 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

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Thursday 12 September — Thursday 12 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

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Monday 23 September — Friday 4 October

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Monday 21 October — Friday 25 October

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Tuesday 29 October — Thursday 31 October

Application Support Nights

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Monday 16 December — Thursday 19 December

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