Construction Minors

Bachelor of Design

Students planning to undertake a minor in construction can choose either a minor in Construction Management or Construction Technology. Students who complete either of these minors will be eligible for 50 points of credit into a 300 point Master of Construction Management.

Construction Management

The Construction Management minor is intended for students who want to focus on the management side of the Construction major.

Prerequisites

Minor

Semester 1 Intake (requires Maths Methods 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

CONS10001 Principles of Building

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

ABPL20042 Construction of Residential Buildings

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

CONS20002 Measurement of Building Designs

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Major

Major

ABPL30055 Construction Management

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Major

Major

ABPL30039 Construction Contract Administration

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
  • If you have completed Maths Methods 1 and 2, you will be eligible to complete the subject "Introduction to Mathematics" as a breadth subject. This subject is equivalent to Maths Methods 3/4.

Semester 2 Intake (requires Maths Methods 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

CONS10001 Principles of Building

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 1

Elective

ABPL20042 Construction of Residential Buildings

ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

CONS20002 Measurement of Building Designs

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

ABPL30055 Construction Management

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 2

Major

Major

ABPL30039 Construction Contract Administration

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 1

Major

Major

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
  • If you have completed Maths Methods 1 and 2, you will be eligible to complete the subject "Introduction to Mathematics" as a breadth subject. This subject is equivalent to Maths Methods 3/4.

Construction Technology

This minor is for students who want to focus on the structures component of the Construction major.

Prerequisites


Minor

Semester 1 Intake (requires Maths Methods 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

CONS10001 Principles of Building

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

ABPL20042 Construction of Residential Buildings

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

ABPL20053 Construction of Concrete Buildings

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Major

Major

ABPL30046 Steel and Concrete Structural Systems

ABPL30055 Construction Management

Year 3
Semester 2

Major

Major

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
  • If you have completed Maths Methods 1 and 2, you will be eligible to complete the subject "Introduction to Mathematics" as a breadth subject. This subject is equivalent to Maths Methods 3/4.

Semester 2 Intake (requires Maths Methods 3+4)

Year 1
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

CONS10001 Principles of Building

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

ABPL10005 Understanding the Built Environment

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Elective

Elective

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Elective

Elective

ABPL20042 Construction of Residential Buildings

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 2

Major

Major

ABPL20053 Construction of Concrete Buildings

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 1

Major

Major

ABPL30046 Steel and Concrete Structural Systems

ABPL30055 Construction Management

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • Mathematical knowledge equivalent to a study score of at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 is required to undertake this major.
  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
  • If you have completed Maths Methods 1 and 2, you will be eligible to complete the subject "Introduction to Mathematics" as a breadth subject. This subject is equivalent to Maths Methods 3/4.