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Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying
|Intake Information||Available Semester 1 (Autumn); Available Semester 2 (Spring)|
|Apply Direct Code||3704.2|
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Key : F = Full time study, P = Part time study, A = Accelerated full time study
Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.
The Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying has been developed in consultation with practising Building Surveyors and Fire Safety Engineers to meet the needs of the building surveying industry. Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge to work in the private sector or in government.
This is one of only two graduate diploma courses available in this area in Australia. The Western Sydney University Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying has a 14 year history, and takes a balanced approach to training students in fundamental knowledge and problem solving skills.
You will gain the understanding of building regulations, basic fire technology and engineering principles, building access and development control. You will also gain knowledge in the practical assessment and approval process adopted by the industry.
This course is taught by leading industry experts as well as academics at the University. It is a distance learning course, with flexible modes offered to cater for your needs.
Graduates from this course can pursue careers as building surveyors, construction project managers or safety inspectors. Students may be exposed to more employment opportunities while enrolled in the course.
How to apply
If you're an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you can apply online directly to Western(opens in a new window) for postgraduate coursework in Arts and Humanities, Business, Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Computing and Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation or Therapeutic Studies and Counselling. Applications can also be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).(opens in a new window)
Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.
Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.