Bachelor of Building Surveying

Holmesglen Institute

The Bachelor of Building Surveying is a four-year (equivalent) professional course designed to meet the needs of the building surveying industry. The first three-years (equivalent) of the course focus on the provision of a foundation of knowledge and skills that prepares you for a wide range of possible graduate vocational occupations in the building industry, taking into account the high level of mobility, especially at mid-career stage, of professional and para-professional practitioners. The program incorporates a syllabus and subject structure designed to demonstrate the interrelationships involved in the building process that you would expect to encounter in the building construction workplace.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent


21 core subjects (6 cp each), 5 core subjects (12 cp each), and 1 elective subject, delivered in a trimester format (192 cp)

Subjects you can Study:

Building; Building (construction methods); Building (economics); Building (estimating); Building (surveying); Building contract administration; Building law and building practice; Construction; Construction management; Building acts and regulation; Building Surveying Procedures

Study Pathways:

Bachelor of Building Surveying graduates can apply for entry to any relevant post-graduate courses.


The course is accredited and/or recognized by the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and the Victorian Building Authority (VBA).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00012G

Related Careers:

Building Surveyor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Moorabbin No info Full time 4 years
North Melbourne No info Full time 4 years
City - St. Kilda Road No info Full time 4 years
Waverley No info Part time 6 - 8 years
Bulli Street No info Full time 4 years
North Melbourne No info Part time 6 - 8 years
Chadstone No info Part time 6 - 8 years
Moorabbin No info Part time 6 - 8 years
City - St. Kilda Road No info Part time 6 - 8 years
Bulli Street No info Part time 6 - 8 years
Chadstone No info Full time 4 years
Waverley No info Full time 4 years
Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of Vocational and Higher Education in Victoria. Holmesglen delivers over 600 courses to more than 50,000 students, with around 4,000 international student enrolments. Holmesglen courses include: Degree and Graduate Certificate courses; Apprenticeships and Pre-apprenticeships in Engineering, Hospitality, Horticulture, Furnishing and Building and Construction trades such as Bricklaying, Carpentry, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Plastering and Plumbing and over 200 nationally accredited Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, with many courses offering a flexible approach to study (part time, full time, weekend, evening and off campus options available) and a pathway to higher education streams and adult short courses, bridging and preparatory courses, English language programs, trade accreditation and testing, and corporate and industry programs. Holmesglen also offers online training in business and management in partnership with the Registered Training Organisation, Ducere. Courses are delivered online by Ducere but are accredited through Holmesglen.

Provider CRICOS: 00012G

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