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Your career options are endless with a Bond University Diploma of Built Environment

Considering a career in either property, construction management and quantity surveying, or sustainable environments and planning? 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

The Diploma of Built Environment is a two-semester program, allowing you to complete your diploma in only eight months. Upon successful completion of the diploma, you can pathway into the third semester of a Bond University undergraduate degree with a possible 80 credit points.

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 Environment

Bachelor of Sustainable Environments and Planning

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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, construction management and quantity surveying, or sustainable environments and planning.

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, construction management and quantity surveying, or sustainable environments and planning.

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
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semesters
  • January 2019
  • May 2019
  • September 2019
  • January 2020
  • May 2020
  • September 2020
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 five elective subjects pertaining to the mainstream undergraduate program (refer to sequencing plans below).

Structure to articulate to the Bachelor of Sustainable Environments & Planning

Please choose five of the following

Structure to articulate to the Bachelor of Property

Please choose five of the following

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

Students must complete the mandatory subjects, plus BCDP02-062 Understanding Buildings 1 (SSUD11-101), plus 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 an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:

  • 2019 fees: $14,720 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)

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 if you went to another university.

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.

Domestic students

Entry to the Diploma of Built Environment requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent (OP 16 – 21 or ATAR 45.25 or better). Bond University College also offers tertiary preparation programs (Foundation Program and University 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 - 21

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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