Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying


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.

Career Opportunities

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.



Delivery ModeDistance

The Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying is not available for International Application.

Intake InformationAvailable Semester 1 (Autumn); Available Semester 2 (Spring)
Course Code950048
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University postgraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.

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