• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Master of Construction and Infrastructure Management at Swinburne University of Technology aims to prepare graduates for future roles in managing people, equipment, materials, technological processes and funds in the construction, management and maintenance of buildings and assets in the civil infrastructure.


Students gain significant knowledge and skills in procurement and project delivery, resource planning and management, project costing, health and safety, and risk management. They also learn about the environmental, financial, legal and contractual considerations associated with project-based industries.

The Master of Construction and Infrastructure Management course is offered at the Swinburne University of Technology 

Career opportunities

These programs will provide graduates with an opportunity to gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of construction and infrastructure management principles, procurement and cost analysis. Graduates can pursue careers as construction managers, project engineers/managers, civil engineers and asset management engineers in a range of industries including consulting engineering, construction, research organisations, private sector, local and other government authorities.

Aims and objectives

At the completion of the Master of Construction and Infrastructure Management course, graduates will be able to:

 1. Demonstrate high-level advanced knowledge and skills in construction and infrastructure management practice related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure

2. Plan and execute an independent research project in a relevant construction and infrastructure management topic by applying appropriate research principles, sound methods and research skills

3. Reflect in managing practical issues/complex problems and describing/developing contemporary and sustainable construction and infrastructure management trends and best practices related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure

4. Investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, perceptions, problems, concepts and theories of construction and infrastructure management practice to provide rational solutions to composite problems using critical thinking and team-based/independent judgement in the project-based construction industry

5. Demonstrate clear and coherent communication skills to articulate complex knowledge and justify propositions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences; including clients, customers, multi-disciplinary/multi-cultural project teams and stakeholders

6. Demonstrate a high level of autonomy, accountability, credibility, ethics, and responsibility for all personal work outputs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Costing
  • Construction Law
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Construction Site Operations
  • Introduction to Risk and Due Diligence
  • Environmental Sustainability in Construction
  • International Construction

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      Part-time available for domestic students

  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 088131F
  • A Bachelor qualification in one of the following allied fields: Engineering (civil or construction); Building; Architecture; Quantity surveying; Construction management; Property or real estate; Other cognate engineering/technology disciplines assessed to be appropriate
  • A qualification deemed to be equivalent (in the opinion of the selection officer) to any of the above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36760 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36760 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    32880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32880 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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National fee commonwealth supported-$9,359

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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