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Project Management


Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Project Management

Construction Major

Achievement of a major in Construction requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level project units

Units of Study

The relevant units of study are listed below.

1000-level units of study

Core units
Introduction to Civil Engineering
6    A HSC Mathematics Extension 1
N ENGG1800 or CHNG1108 or MECH1560 or AERO1560 or AMME1960 or BMET1960 or MTRX1701 or ENGG1960 or ELEC1004
Semester 1
Engineering Construction and Surveying
6    A CIVL1900. Some statistical awareness is an advantage and co-enrolment in MATH1005 Statistics is advised. HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or completion of (MATH1001 or MATH1021) and MATH1002 are sufficient for non-statistical maths preparation
N CIVL2810
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core units
Project Appraisal
6    A MATH1005
N CIVL3812
Semester 2
Project Acceptance
6      Semester 1

3000-level units of study

Core units
Engineering Design and Construction
6    P CIVL1810 or CIVL2810
N CIVL4811
Semester 2
6    P [24 cp of BPM core 2000 level units] or [30 cp of any 2000 level units of study]
Semester 2
Project units
Project Management Capstone Project A
6    P [24 cp of 2000 or 3000 level units of study]

It is expected that the project will be conducted over two consecutive semesters and that the majority of students will start in Semester 1. Commencement in Semester 2 requires permission of the course coordinator and School`s Director of Learning and Teaching and will only be allowed where there are good reasons for doing so. Students considering this option should discuss it with the the course coordinator at least one semester before they intend to start.
Semester 1
Project Management Capstone Project B
6    P [30 cp of 2000 or 3000 level units of study] AND PMGT3850
Semester 2