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Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying

Bond University
2 semesters
Master's degree
Gold Coast
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Program description

Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying

Build upon your knowledge of building legislation, technical codes, and construction standards with a Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying. Study in one of Australia's most environmentally friendly buildings.

Intensive mode delivery

Intensive Mode Delivery is a compact and time efficient way to complete a postgraduate qualification with minimal impact on professional and personal lifestyles. Each subject is delivered over two weekends during the semester. There are two sets of three-day sessions per subject, scheduled Thursday to Saturday (approximately six to eight contact hours per day) with a break of four or five weeks between session one and session two of each subject.

Participants will receive 40 hours of combined lectures, discussion groups, case studies and workshops during contact hours. International students are required to be on campus every week.

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Admission requirements

Academic entry requirements and work experience

  1. Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline (including but not limited to building surveying, construction/building, quantity surveying, architecture, civil/structural engineering); OR
  2. Combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to any of the qualifications listed in the AIBS Scheme for Assistant Building Surveyor or Building Surveyor Limited, plus six months building surveying experience or three years’ experience in general building; OR
  3. A combination of qualifications and work experience deemed to be equivalent to the above, as determined by the Faculty.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study.

Program content

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying program will meet the requirements under the AIBS Framework for the accreditation of Building Surveyor Limited. The Building Professionals Board of NSW (BPB) will recognize graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying as meeting the requirements of Levels A2, A3 and A4.

Bond’s building surveying programs have been accredited by both the AIBS and RICS thereby satisfying the educational requirements for accreditation at the level of Building Certifier Level 2 or 3 in Queensland. Upon gaining accreditation with the AIBS or RICS, graduates may be eligible for a license as a building certifier with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission. When licensed, graduates may practice In Queensland as building certifiers for local government or as private certifiers.

Professional recognition

The Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying is recognized by:

  • The Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS)
  • The Building Professionals Board of NSW (BPB)
  • The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC)

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About school

Bond University

Bond University

At Bond University, we do things differently. Known for our small class sizes, three-semester-per-year timetable and state-of-the-art facilities, Bond University has been named in the global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education Ranking of the Best Small Universities...

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Contact info

Bond University

14 University Drive
4226 Robina, Queensland


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