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Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying

Program overview

Australia’s boom in infrastructure development and construction has led to an increased demand for qualified industry professionals such as building surveyors.

Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying equips you to become a specialist in areas such as building legislation, technical codes, and construction standards, opening up opportunities for senior roles with major construction and development companies or for self-employment as a consultant surveyor. 

Studying in our trademark small classes, you’ll be mentored by experienced practitioners with a wealth of industry contacts and our world-renowned academics.

The program has been designed in close consultation with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS), so you can be confident that your qualification covers the most up-to-date industry regulations, requirements, and technologies. 
 
The Graduate Diploma articulates into Bond’s Master of Building Surveying, allowing you to build your postgraduate qualifications over time, with minimum disruption to work and family commitments.

Program code: SD-93021

Program overview

Australia’s boom in infrastructure development and construction has led to an increased demand for qualified industry professionals such as building surveyors.

Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying equips you to become a specialist in areas such as building legislation, technical codes, and construction standards, opening up opportunities for senior roles with major construction and development companies or for self-employment as a consultant surveyor. 

Studying in our trademark small classes, you’ll be mentored by experienced practitioners with a wealth of industry contacts and our world-renowned academics.

The program has been designed in close consultation with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS), so you can be confident that your qualification covers the most up-to-date industry regulations, requirements, and technologies. 
 
The Graduate Diploma articulates into Bond’s Master of Building Surveying, allowing you to build your postgraduate qualifications over time, with minimum disruption to work and family commitments.

Program code: SD-93021

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About this program

The Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying at Bond University offers students the chance to increase their knowledge in the field of building surveying while studying with world-class academics and experienced practitioners. The program has been designed in consultation with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) to ensure that the material covered is, in all respects, appropriate for people engaged in this field. As a result of this consultation, graduates are assured that their qualifications meet the requirements of the relevant professional bodies. The Graduate Diploma gives students the option of completing four additional elective subjects to be awarded the Master’s qualification.

What you'll be studying

Program at a glance

The Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying can be completed in just 1 year with part-time study and comprises of a total of eight foundational subjects. The foundational subjects will help you with the understanding of building surveying as a whole, including structure and materials, building control and regulations, and real estate property rights. 

You’ll have the option of completing four additional elective subjects to be awarded the Master of Building Surveying qualification.

Program features

  • The classroom of tomorrow

    You will be based in Bond’s state-of-the-art Built Environment Precinct which includes the first building in Australia to be awarded a 6-State Green Star – Education PILOT Certified Rating for design by the Green Building Council of Australia.

  • Industry connections

    Working in small groups, you’ll connect with academics, industry practitioners and future employers who know exactly what is expected in today’s workplace. You’ll also meet industry representatives through networking events hosted by the Faculty and the Bond Built Environment Student Association.

  • Work internationally

    Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying is accredited nationally and internationally, allowing you to work anywhere in Australia or around the world, as a Building Surveyor.

  • Build qualifications

    Add another four elective subjects to complete your Master of Building Surveying.

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Hear from our Bondies

  • "Bond’s program was suitable for my needs as an employed professional. It offered part-time studies that would not affect my employment, nor put a strain on my work-life balance. Bond gave me the tools I need to understand the certification process and the responsibilities I’ll be facing as a building surveyor. The subjects are relevant, the workload is appropriate, and the degree is recognised nationwide meaning I can become an accredited certifier anywhere."

    Ahmad Sammani - Building surveying alumnus
  • Assistant Professor

    Our discipline prides itself on the level of practical experience shared between our educators in a field where this is so important. This experience is invaluable to our students and ensures graduates are equipped with the skills to apply innovative and adaptable solutions within complex environments – something which is highly sought after by the construction industry. 

    Dr Dane Miller - Construction
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Hear from our Bondies

  • "Bond’s program was suitable for my needs as an employed professional. It offered part-time studies that would not affect my employment, nor put a strain on my work-life balance. Bond gave me the tools I need to understand the certification process and the responsibilities I’ll be facing as a building surveyor. The subjects are relevant, the workload is appropriate, and the degree is recognised nationwide meaning I can become an accredited certifier anywhere."

    Ahmad Sammani - Building surveying alumnus
  • Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

    The construction management and quantity surveying discipline prides itself on the level of practical experience shared between our educators in a field where this is so important. This experience is invaluable to our students and ensures graduates are equipped with the skills to apply innovative and adaptable solutions within complex environments – something which is highly sought after by the construction industry.

    Dr Dane Miller - Discipline Lead
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