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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Construction
PGDipConstr

Subject to CUAP Approval

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Construction or an equivalent qualification; or

(c) have been awarded or qualified for a relevant Bachelor's degree followed by a relevant Postgraduate Certificate or an equivalent qualification.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) at least 120 credits at 700 or 800 level;

(b) courses selected from the Schedule to the Degree;

and including:

(c) attending block courses, workshops, tutorials or laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Postgraduate Diploma in Construction may be awarded with or without an endorsement.

4. Candidates may complete an endorsement by passing at least 75 credits in an endorsement. The requirements for each endorsement are set out in Schedule A for the Qualification.

5. Endorsements available are Building Technology*, Construction Law, Construction Project Management, Digital Built Environment, Facilities Management*, Quantity Surveying, Sustainable Built Environment.

*No new enrolments

Student Progression

6. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

7. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

8. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

9. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

10. Subject to any Maximum Time to Completion regulations and the Abandonment of Study provisions specified in the Part I regulations to the diploma, candidates enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction prior to 1 January 2022 who are enrolled in an endorsement may fulfil the credit requirements for that endorsement prior to this time. Such candidates may substitute a course or courses already completed for a course or courses at the same level and of the same value in the schedule. This transition expires 31 December 2024.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Construction

Schedule A: Endorsements

Building Technology (60 credits)

Compulsory courses

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.761 Design and Management of Healthy Buildings 15 credits
R 218760

218.769 Energy-Efficient Building Design 15 credits
R 228769

218.770 Advanced Construction Technology 15 credits

Construction Law (60 credits)

Compulsory courses

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.763 Advanced Construction Law 15 credits

218.764 Construction Contracts and Administration 15 credits

218.765 Construction Adjudication 15 credits

Construction Project Management (60 credits)

Compulsory courses

218.710 Advanced Construction Planning and Scheduling 15 credits

218.720 Advanced Construction Site Operations and Control 15 credits

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.763 Advanced Construction Law 15 credits

Digital Built Environment (75 credits)

Compulsory courses (75 credits from)

218.712 Advanced Building Information Modelling 15 credits

218.713 Digital Technology Applications in Construction 15 credits

218.717 Research Methods in Built Environment 15 credits
R 218711

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.770 Advanced Construction Technology 15 credits

Facilities Management (75 credits)

Compulsory courses

114.702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations 30 credits

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.761 Design and Management of Healthy Buildings 15 credits
R 218760

218.770 Advanced Construction Technology 15 credits

Quantity Surveying (60 credits)

Compulsory courses

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

218.764 Construction Contracts and Administration 15 credits

218.780 Quantity Surveying Practice 15 credits

218.781 Construction Financial Administration 15 credits

Sustainable Built Environment (75 credits)

Compulsory courses (75 credits from)

127.702 Sustainable Property Development 15 credits

218.714 Sustainable Buildings and Structures 15 credits

218.715 Sustainability and Climate Change for Construction Industry 15 credits

218.717 Research Methods in Built Environment 15 credits
R 218711

218.730 Construction Project Management 15 credits

Schedule B: Elective courses

Courses at 700 level from the 218 prefix

No more than 30 credits from

115.764 Leadership and Teamwork 15 credits

115.766 Managing Financial Resources 15 credits

115.774 Operations and Supply Chain Management 15 credits

115.791 Digital Transformation 15 credits

130.705 Emergency Management 30 credits

131.704 Sustainable Development 30 credits

131.709 Sustainable Development Goals in Practice 30 credits

132.731 Planning Law 30 credits

158.738 Implementation and Management of Systems Security 15 credits
R 157738

158.740 Location Systems: Spatial Databases, Tools and Applications 15 credits

158.741 Location Data: Mapping, Analysis and Visualisation 15 credits

158.757 User Interface Design and Evaluation 15 credits
R 157757

178.719 Climate Change Economics and Policy 30 credits

178.740 Global Food Markets and Trade 15 credits
R 178757

178.742 Environmental Economics for Non-Economists 15 credits
R 178360 and 178762

178.755 Economic Growth, International and Development Economics 30 credits

240.753 Supply Chain Analytics 15 credits

240.756 Value Chain Management 15 credits

287.735 Quality Improvement 15 credits
R 143785

287.741 Quality System Development and Management 15 credits
R 287730