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Key details

Duration

Not available full-time
1 year/s part-time

Intake

Semester 1, Semester 2

Locations

Casuarina campus, Online
Not available to international students.

Credit points required

40

Course code

NCONM1
SATAC/UAC codes

Overview

The Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Construction Management is a 1-year part-time course that offers you the opportunity to upskill, reskill and retrain.

Available online or on campus, this course will equip you with core design, construction and management skills. It is also a direct pathway into higher education courses in engineering, should you wish to continue studying.

During this course, you will learn about the principles that underpin the understanding of engineering design, construction and management practices. The course supports your learning needs and develops your study skills.

On completing the Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Construction Management, you will be eligible to use the credits you've gained towards further study of a:

  • Diploma of Engineering
  • Associate Degree of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours

You may also use the Undergraduate Certificate as a pathway for entry into a variety of other higher education courses.

Advanced standing may be granted for some or all of the subjects you successfully complete. If further study is your intention, be sure to check the requirements of your preferred higher education course to determine how many credits you can transfer.

Fees

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) Australian Citizenship; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.

All commonwealth-supported students who apply and commence this undergraduate certificate in 2022 will receive a 20% discount on their student contribution. The total cost of this course ranges from $3869.00 ¿ $4530.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee and is dependent on your unit selection. The undiscounted price for this course ranges from $4834.00 - $5660.00 + Student Services & Amenities fee and again is dependent on your unit selection.

Information about unit fees can be found at Domestic Fees.

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Why study engineering at CDU?

Our internationally-accredited Engineering degree is for problem solvers like you. Think creatively to find solutions to real-world challenges, from uniquely Top End issues like cyclones to systems and designs with wider impact like renewable energy, transport, building construction, electronics, and more.

  • #1 in Australia for engineering employment outcomes (GUG 2022)
  • Study online or on campus, full-time or part-time
  • Take part in projects and graduate with real work experience

What will I study?

This 40-credit point course consist of one (3) core units and one (1) specialist elective unit. This course consists of a combination of introductory engineering and business degree subjects, designed to help you develop core knowledge in design, construction and management, as well as the necessary skills for successful university studies.

Course structure

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core
(3 units)
30cp Compulsory Core units totalling 30 credit points as detailed below.

CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology
ENG215 Surveying and Construction
MAN105 Introduction to Management

Specialist Elective
(1 unit1)

 

10cp

Specialist Elective units totalling 10 credit points selected from the units listed below:

PMO201 Project Management
ENG305 Safety, Risk and Reliability

  40cp Total Credit Points

 

Study plan

Students Commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard part time load.

Part-time Study Plan (1 year)

Legend: CO = Core Unit 
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
ENG215 Surveying and Construction CO CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology CO
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO PMO201 Project Management or ENG305 Safety, Risk and Reliability SE

Students Commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard full time or part time load.

Part-time Study Plan (1 year)

Legend: CO = Core Unit 
Semester 1 Semester 2
Calendar Year 1
    CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology CO
    PMO201 Project Management or ENG305 Safety, Risk and Reliability CO
Calendar Year 2
ENG215 Surveying and Construction CO    
MAN105 Introduction to Management CO    

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

Admission requirements are met by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent).
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 125 or higher.
  • Successful completion of a recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

Essential requirements

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

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Course details

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Additional information

Can offers be deferred?
No
Award
Undergraduate Certificate (Construction Management)
Faculty/College
College of Engineering, IT and Environment
Sector
HE
Area of study
Engineering

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

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How to apply

There are many ways to apply to CDU. The method you use depends on your course type, where you live and whether you are a new or returning student to CDU.

Remember to apply early for your best chance at securing an offer to study with us.

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS.

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

SATAC/UAC codes

Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Casuarina campus (CSP)
108091
593100
Online (CSP)
108091
593100
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee

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