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N/526/7/0140 (03.02.2024) | MQA/SWA11958The Graduate Certificate of Construction Management course is aimed at qualifying students who apply construction management body of knowledge and relevant skills to undertake various technical and management roles in the project-based construction industry. In addition, this …

N/526/7/0140 (03.02.2024) | MQA/SWA11958The Graduate Certificate of Construction Management course is aimed at qualifying students who apply construction management body of knowledge and relevant skills to undertake various technical and management roles in the project-based construction industry. In addition, this …

Graduate Certificate of Construction Management

INTAKES
February, September

Course details

N/526/7/0140 (03.02.2024) | MQA/SWA11958

The Graduate Certificate of Construction Management course is aimed at qualifying students who apply construction management body of knowledge and relevant skills to undertake various technical and management roles in the project-based construction industry. In addition, this course provides pathways for graduates with cognate qualifications and experience to progress to a higher-level course within the nested suite.

Graduates of this course will have specialized knowledge of construction management regarding managing people, equipment, materials, built environment and infrastructure assets, as well as overseeing technological processes and managerial aspects related to the design, construction and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure.

Intake

  • February, September

Duration

Six months to a year of full time study or part time equivalent

Fees*

  • Malaysian students: RM14,140 total
  • International students: RM17,300 total

All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Course details

– Course structure and duration, units of study and career opportunities.

Course structure and duration

The Graduate Certificate of Construction Management is an AQF level 8 postgraduate course, taught in English and normally taking one- two semesters of study. The course structure requires the successful completion of four units. Admission to the course is normally based on tertiary academic results.

Units of study

  • CSM80003 Construction Law
  • CSM80006 Engineering Project Management
  • RSK80004 Introduction to Risk and Due Diligence
  • CSM80050 Construction Contract Management

How to enter this course

– Entry requirements and English language requirements.

Entry requirements

The admission requirements for Graduate Certificate of Construction Management consist of:

  • A Bachelor qualification in one of the following allied fields:
    • Engineering (Civil/Construction)
    • Building
    • Architecture
    • Quantity Surveying
    • Construction Management
    • Property or Real Estate
    • Other cognate engineering/ technology disciplines assessed to be appropriate, and
    • a minimum of a Diploma qualification in any of the above allied fields, plus significant, relevant industry experience (minimum of 3 years).

English language requirements 

  • IELTS (Academic Module): Overall 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne English Language Centre: EAP 5 Advanced level with overall 70% and all skills 65% or above
  • TOEFL iBT: minimum score 79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20)
  • Or equivalent

Fees & scholarships

Fee*

Malaysian students
RM14,140
International students
RM17,300

* The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Scholarships

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Entry requirements

Prerequisite

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

Entry Requirements

Assess your eligibility for entry to Swinburne Sarawak.

English Requirements

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