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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Graduate Diploma of Construction Management

The Graduate Diploma of Construction Management uses a case-based approach to learning to provide you with the initial knowledge of the theory and practice of construction management needed to commence a career in a variety of roles as a construction professional.

The course is suitable for personnel involved in the procurement of built facilities as consultants or contractors, as well as people in government departments and commercial organizations who are responsible for the procurement of such facilities.

The course has been designed to suit the needs of two types of graduates:

  • Graduates from a built environment and engineering background who are seeking to upskill.
  • Graduates who have completed an undergraduate degree from an unrelated discipline with demonstrable professional experience, wanting to formalize their entry into the construction management profession Students will work in a multi-disciplinary context to gain knowledge on construction management, procurement, and cost economics, Building Information Modelling, and environmental systems.

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma of Construction Management are eligible for entry to the Master of Construction Management program.

Campus Information

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Located in the heart of Geelong, the Geelong Waterfront Campus has spectacular views of the bay. Used as wool stores in the 19th century, this campus has been renovated to create an impressive, modern space that offers an inspiring study environment. The unique mix of old and new allows for engaging and creative spaces, and its central location means students can visit Geelong’s central business district between classes. In 2019 a new ferry travelling between Melbourne and Geelong was launched. The ferry offers a comfortable and convenient mode of transport. It docks a short walk from the Geelong Waterfront Campus. Train and bus services are also regularly available between Geelong and Melbourne.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 4

Application Process

Offer outcome
7 Days
Visa application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Applicants seeking entry into a graduate certificate or graduate diploma program must have successfully completed:

  • Bachelor degree in same or related discipline (such as quantity surveying, civil engineering, architecture, and building technology)

OR

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline plus 2 years of professional work experience (such as quantity surveying, civil engineering, architecture or building technology environment)