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Your Built Environment career starts here

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Considering a career in either property or construction management and quantity surveying? Look no further than the Diploma of Built Environment to start you on your journey.

Pathway into the third semester of a Bond Bachelor program

Bond University Diplomas take only eight months to complete allowing you to articulate straight into the third semester of a Bond University degree. Transition into a university degree seamlessly having already been part of the Bond community.

Below is an example of some of the degrees our diploma programs credit into.

Diploma ProgramBachelor ProgramNumber of Credits
Diploma of Built EnvironmentBachelor of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying8
Diploma of Built EnvironmentBachelor of Property8
Diploma of Built EnvironmentBachelor of Project Management7
Diploma of Built Environment5

Key features

  • Complete your diploma in only eight months
  • Integrate into the university environment from day one
  • Have the support of extra tutorials just for diploma students
  • Articulate into the third semester of the corresponding bachelor program

About the program

The Diploma of Built Environment provides a foundation for a career in various property sectors. This program enables students to specialise in either property or construction management and quantity surveying. Successful completion of the program provides students with a pathway to most Bond University undergraduate degrees, with a possible 80 credit points credited towards their next program of study. Show more

The Diploma of Built Environment provides a foundation for a career in various property sectors. This program enables students to specialise in either property or construction management and quantity surveying. Successful completion of the program provides students with a pathway to most Bond University undergraduate degrees, with a possible 80 credit points credited towards their next program of study. Students are advised to check the degree study structures online to confirm for which subjects they may receive credit. Show less

ModeOn Campus and Remote
Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world. 
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2020
  • January 2021
  • May 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • September 2023
Program typeDiploma
Study areaArchitecture and Built Environment, Foundation Programs
Program codeCO-00018
CRICOS code098537A
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

Mandatory subjects

Students must complete the mandatory subjects above, plus four elective subjects pertaining to the mainstream undergraduate program (refer to sequencing plans below).

Structure to articulate to the Bachelor of Construction Management & Quantity Surveying

Please choose four electives from the below.

Structure to articulate to the Bachelor of Property

Please choose four electives from the below.

    *BCAS01-020 Academic Skills is a compulsory 0 credit point subject that provides you with core academic skills including referencing, academic writing and time management. It must be completed in your first semester (Weeks 2 to 6).

    The below fees are based on the total estimated program fee divided by the number of standard full-time semesters required to complete the program. Fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester.

    Semester program fee:

    • Students commencing study in 2020: $15,680* per semester average
    • Students commencing study in 2021: $16,240* per semester average

    Total program fee:

    • Students commencing study in 2020: $31,360
    • Students commencing study in 2021: $32,480

    When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than most other universities.

    This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

    Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

    * The fees listed are average costs displayed to provide an indicative program cost only, they may differ to the indicative fee included in the Bond University offer letter due to differences in individual and exact study schedules.

    Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.

    * Note: for students commencing January 2021 the University has held the 2020 tuition fee amount in recognition of the current circumstances, with 2021 fees effective only from the University’s May 2021 semester.

    Domestic students

    Entry to the Diploma of Built Environment requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent (OP 16 - 20 /ATAR 64.95-50.00). Bond University College also offers tertiary preparation programs Foundation Program and Diploma Preparation Program for students who do not currently have the required academic qualifications.

    • Work experience - ANZCO Skill level 3 for 1 year full-time equivalent
    • Incomplete Certificate IV in Adult Tertiary Preparation (passing grades in 2 subjects)
    • STAT result of 144
    • OP ineligible Schedule equivalent rank to OP 16 - 20

    For alternate means of entry such as work experience or the Special Tertiary Admissions Test please contact the Office of Future Students.

    Toll-free: 1800 074 074 (in Australia)
    Tel: +61 7 5595 2222 (international)
    Email: [email protected]

    International students

    International academic entry requirements.

    English language requirements

    • Pass in Bond University College EAP Level 2 or
    • IELTS 6 (no subscore less than 5.5)

    Key dates

    Bond University calendar

    How to apply

    In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form. To find out more about the application process please refer to How to apply.

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