Graduate Diploma of Built Environment - Building Surveying

University of South Australia

The Graduate Diploma in Built Environment (Building Surveying) prepares students for a responsible leadership role in the field of building surveying and lays the foundations for future study. Students gain a strong understanding of the construction industry and its key stakeholders with studies focusing on building processes and technology, construction law, and building regulations and codes.This qualification is available online only.

Course Fee:

International: $30,400

Entry Requirements:

Completed a Graduate Certificate in Built Environment (Building Surveying) from UniSA or equivalent from a recognised University; or completed a Bachelor Degree in built environment, civil engineering; structural engineering; building surveying; quantity surveying; property; construction management; architecture from a recognised University. Applicants who have completed a Bachelor degree from other relevant disciplines will be considered on a case by case basis. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


36 units

Subjects you can Study:

Built Environment; Building Surveying

Study Pathways:

The graduate diploma is offered as part of a suite of two programs (graduate certificate and graduate diploma). Each qualification extends to the next. If a student decides to exit having completed the first four courses, they will receive the Graduate Certificate in Built Environment (Building Surveying).

Further information:

This qualification is not available to international students studying in Australia under a student visa and can only be studied from their home country.


The Graduate Diploma in Built Environment (Building Surveying) meets the educational requirements for Level 1 accreditation with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS). This accreditation recognises graduates as meeting the AIBS educational requirements for a Level 1 unrestricted Building Surveyor.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00121B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City East No info Yes Full time
City East No info Yes Online 1 year
The University of South Australia (UniSA) is the largest university in South Australia with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students on four urban and two regional campuses. As a prominent provider of international education in the state, the university has close working links with industry, the professions, business and government and offers more professional education programs than any university in South Australia. More than 140 undergraduate and 200 coursework and research postgraduate programs in fields including law, education, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy, occupational therapy, podiatry, medical radiation, human movement, commerce, business, management, computer and information science, engineering, construction management, urban and regional planning, visual arts, psychology, civil aviation, journalism, and more are offered. An integral part of a UniSA student's study program includes work in clinical and field placements, assisting with industry-based projects, and working alongside people from industry and the professions.

The Graduate Careers' Council of Australia's annual survey has consistently shown UniSA graduates recording the highest success rate in the State for employment after graduation.

Provider CRICOS: 00121B

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