Construction Engineering

Course code CIV2605

The construction sector is a major part of the total civil engineering and building industry.  Construction projects range in size from the small to the very large.  However, all projects share common factors utilising workers, machines and materials, and will require organisation and control.  You will need to become familiar with the range of construction equipment and techniques in common use, and must be able to plan and direct construction works.  This course covers the areas of construction techniques, construction management and concrete technology.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 15 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.125  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 27 Jan 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 8-9 hours study time per week for each 15 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $738 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Access is required to a small and large construction project.  Skills in report writing are required.


There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.