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Introduction to Construction management

Looking for a career that combines craftsmanship with project management? A future in construction management could be for you.

Study an online course in construction management and you’ll learn how to bring the biggest of ideas to life. 

Learn what’s required for residential construction versus commercial. Get knee-deep in sustainability. Become a trusted professional with a legal lens. Persuade your stakeholders with impeccable communication.

Construction management courses online can give you all of these skills and more. Better yet, with online study you can make it happen with the ultimate flexibility. 

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Curtin University


Low Rise Construction

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 26 Feb 2024, 26 Aug 2024

University of South Australia

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 24 Jun 2024

University of Tasmania


Construction Project Management

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 22 Jul 2024

Curtin University

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 27 May 2024, 25 Nov 2024

Online construction management degrees

Southern Cross University


Diploma of Engineering

Move up the ladder to supervision in civil construction

Take your trade to the next level. Upskill in specialisations including CAD, site safety, and planning. Graduate and be ready for roles including estimator and safety officer. Or continue your studies in civil engineering with degree level study.

Online & on-campus

1 year full time or part time equivalent

Curtin University

Your introduction to construction

Study 4 core subjects in construction management—and get entry and credit in Curtin’s Bachelor Degree. Study low-rise and high-rise construction, including how to manage sites. Start thinking about your career in estimating, contract admin and more.

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

University of Southern Queensland
University of South Australia


Bachelor of Construction Management

Establish your career in the construction industry

Construct a solid career foundation studying the built environment. Learn to build low rise residential and light commercial buildings. Craft surveying, planning and management skills. Connect with the construction business and join industry networks.

100% online

3 years full time or part time equivalent

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