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.

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:
AK1220
Level:
7
Points:
360
Duration:
3 years full-time
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
28 Feb 2022
Fees:
Domestic
This is a new programme that will be offered for the first time in 2022. Fees for this programme will be available once 2022 fees have been set.
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2021. The exact fees will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • Check if you're eligible for fees-free study
International
This is a new programme that will be offered for the first time in 2022. Fees for this programme will be available once 2022 fees have been set.
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2021. The exact fees will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • 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.

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