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Tertiary Options

You need a university degree to get started in some building and construction jobs such as engineering and architecture.

There are a huge variety of building and construction careers, including those that start with a university qualification. Each undergraduate university course sets out prerequisites for school leavers and mature-age students and it is important to check what they are. Some of the building and construction industry careers that can start with a tertiary qualification include:

  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Construction management
  • Project management
  • Design
  • Interior design
  • Engineering
  • Engineering/Commerce
  • Environmental Science
  • IT
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Surveying
  • Sustainable Development
  • Town Planning
  • Urban Design

You can find out more about these careers by heading to our Find Your Ideal Job page.

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