Construction

Bachelor of Environments

The Construction major teaches students to manage a large or small construction project from start to finish.

Course Plans

The Construction major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Construction major.
Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Commenced 2016

Sample course plan for students commencing in Semester 1 with VCE Maths Methods 3/4 (study score of 27+) or equivalent.

Year 1
Semester 1

Changing Melbourne

The World of Building OR Understanding the Built Environment

Introductory Microeconomics
(Recommended) 

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Level 1 Environments elective

Structural Environments OR Principles of Building

Principles of Business Law
(Recommended) 

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Construction of Residential Buildings

Environments Elective

Environments Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Environmental Building Systems

Construction of Concrete Buildings

Measurement of Building Works

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Steel and Concrete Structural Systems

Construction Management

Environments Elective

Breadth OR
Environments Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Industry Partner Project Studio (Capstone)

Construction Contract Administration

Environments Elective

Breadth OR
Environments Elective

*** Students who have not yet completed Changing Melbourne will instead enrol in ENVS10002 Reshaping Environments

# To keep options open, these subjects may be taken as breadth (in any year of study) rather than enabling.

  First-year subjects   Enabling subjects   Major subjects   Elective subjects   Breadth subjects   Free points

Pre-2016 students

Students who commenced the Bachelor of Environments prior to 2016 should refer to the B Envs Handbook entry for the year they commenced in conjunction with the current Handbook listings for Environments elective and Breadth subject availability.


Environments Electives

Environments electives are subjects approved as Environments discipline subjects in the Bachelor of Environments. The full list of Environments electives is available here.

Breadth

Students should refer to the Bachelor of Environments Handbook entry for details of breadth requirements and to access a complete listing of available breadth subjects.

Breadth restrictions in the Construction major

Students undertaking the Civil Systems major are not permitted to take as breadth:

  • any Accounting subjects - with the exception of ACCT10001 Accounting Reports and Analysis
  • any Civil Engineering subjects
  • any Economics subjects - with the exception of ECON10004 Introductory Microeconomics
  • any Engineering subjects
  • any Geomatics subjects
  • any Management subjects  - with the exception of MGMT20001 Organisational Behaviour
  • Certain Level 2 and Level 3 Property and Construction subjects.

Refer to the Construction major Handbook entry for full details.