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Diploma of Built Environment

Where will your degree take you?

Property, construction management and quantity surveying, project management and architecture forms some of the largest economic sectors. These industries seek graduates with distinctive skills, knowledge, and practical experience across a variety of fields.

Further undergraduate and postgraduate study will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills for the best chance at success in your chosen career. Career pathways include architecture, building and construction management, contract administration, site management, facilities management, building services, quantity surveying, property development, project management, cost management and general management.


Built environment

There are a range of roles in this fast-paced and evolving industry including:

  • Construction manager
  • Estimator and quantity surveyor
  • Cost planning manager
  • Contracts manager


To be qualified to work within architecture, further study at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level is required in addition to other industry registration requirements. Some examples of roles in this industry include:

  • Registered architect
  • Architectural technician
  • Practice manager

Project management

Project management is a versatile qualification that can be applied to almost every industry, and when paired with further study in another discipline this may further enhance your career prospects within a particular industry. Typical roles include project manager, program manager and portfolio manager.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate outcomes

Most of our diploma graduates opt to transition to a full degree program. Successful completion of the Diploma of Built Environment guarantees you a place in related bachelor’s degrees at Bond University.  

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.

Further study options

Successful completion of the Diploma of Built Environment program guarantees you a place in the following undergraduate programs: 

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For the Bachelor of Construction Management & Quantity Surveying and the Bachelor of Property, credit will be awarded for all eight diploma subjects, meaning you will transition into the third semester of your chosen bachelor’s degree.

For the Bachelor of Project Management, credit will be given for seven diploma subjects.  

For the Bachelor of Design in Architecture, credit will be given for five diploma subjects.