Bachelor of Construction Technology

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00917K

This program is suitable for those who are interested in delivering quality residential building projects. There is a strong emphasis on housing construction and the legal and economic context of the housing market. The course emphasises applied and practical knowledge of the building sciences relevant to residential construction. These include: acoustics, heat flow through a building, corrosion of materials, concrete testing, and much more.


240 credit points. Electives may be taken from other courses in the University, such as units in marketing, international business and finance.


  • Housing construction
  • Housing design
  • Project management

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mathematics, Physics and any 2 units of English

Study pathways

Applicants who have completed VET diplomas in Building, Quantity Surveying, Architectural Technology or Engineering may be eligible for academic credit. Other relevant VET/TAFE qualifications will be considered on merit.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Penrith International: $109,272 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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