Master Blended

Building Surveying

Bond University

16 months
50760 AUD/year
48052 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Building Surveying from Bond University equips graduates with the advanced knowledge of building legislation, technical codes, and construction standards, providing them the opportunity to work in the government or private sector.


Key features

  • Intensive mode delivery
  • Learn in the University’s Sustainable Development Building Precinct promoting sustainable practices of tomorrow
  • Graduate with a professionally recognised qualification

The Building Surveying program from Bond University offers students the chance to increase their knowledge in the field of building surveying. Students will study with world-class academics and experienced practitioners. The program comprises two specialist subjects plus six shared core subjects. Completion of a further four postgraduate elective subjects will allow you to graduate with a Master of Building Surveying.

Professional outcomes

Master of Building Surveying graduates will, with sufficient relevant experience, be able to practise as accredited building surveyors and certifiers. The program has been designed in consultation with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) to ensure that the material covered is appropriate for people engaged in this field. Through this consultation graduates are assured that their qualifications meet the requirements of the profession. Graduates of the Master of Building Surveying program will meet the requirements under the AIBS Framework for accreditation as a Building Surveyor. NSW Office of Fair Trading will recognise graduates of the Master of Building Surveying program as meeting the qualifications required for Building surveyor – unrestricted.

Bond University’s building surveying programs have been accredited by both the AIBS and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) thereby satisfying the educational requirements for accreditation at the level of Building Certifier Levels 1, 2 and 3 in Queensland. Upon gaining accreditation with the AIBS or RICS, graduates may be eligible for a licence as a building certifier with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC). When licensed, graduates may practise in Queensland as building certifiers for local government or as private certifiers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Controls and Regulation
  • Building Pathology and Forensic Engineering
  • Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution
  • Fire Engineering
  • Planning and Assessment Processes
  • Real Estate Property Rights
  • Structures and Materials
  • Sustainable Refurbishment and Retrofit

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 071287C  

  • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in a field cognate to the proposed degree (including but not limited to building surveying, construction/building, quantity surveying, architecture, civil/structural engineering); OR 
  • Completion of a Bond University Graduate Diploma of Building Surveying; OR
  • A combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to any of the qualifications listed in the AIBS Scheme for Assistant Building Surveyor plus two years building surveying experience or six years’ experience in general building.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50760 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 67680 AUD for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    48052 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 64070 AUD for the full programme during 16 months.

Living costs for Gold Coast

1313 - 2310 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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