Bachelor of Construction

Want a career as a construction manager or a quantity surveyor? Study the Bachelor of Construction at AUT.

AUT’s Bachelor of Construction aims to equip students with robust and industry relevant skills for careers as either construction managers or as quantity surveyors in the local and global construction industry. Both roles are vital for the construction industry.

The degree emphasises the capabilities required by the construction sector, and graduates will be well prepared for future roles in the construction industry.

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Minimum entry requirements

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent.

English language requirements

Useful New Zealand school subjects

Maths (with stats or calculus), Science, Business and Management, Digital Technologies, Economics, Legal Studies, Design and Visual Communication

The Bachelor of Construction is a 360-point degree. You complete 120 points from core courses, 120 points from your chosen major, 60 points from a compulsory minor in Professional Practice, and 60 points from a second minor (from either the Bachelor of Construction or another degree at AUT) or from electives.

You also need to complete a minimum of 600 hours of planned supervised work experience to graduate, in addition to completing all your courses

Year 1

As part of your first year, you’ll study four core courses that provide the foundation knowledge required for the Bachelor of Construction.

You’ll also study two courses from your chosen major.

Year 2 and 3

You become more specialised in your chosen major.

In your second year you’ll also study three core courses alongside your major courses.

In your third and final year you complete a final core course alongside your major courses, and a 30-point project.

Quick facts
Programme code:
3 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus
27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
$8,165 (for 120 points)
($7,091 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
$42,674 (for 120 points)
($41,600 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.
  • Fees-free study may be available for domestic students

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