RMIT University

Graduate Diploma in Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

The Graduate Diploma in Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building has been designed to provide an intensive, multidisciplinary environment for the advanced study of the science, design technologies and management of sustainable buildings. Your studies in this diploma will provide you with a strong understanding of sustainable practice in the global building industry. This diploma focuses on the role of design research and innovative design practice in addressing critical issues associated with the sustainability of the built environment. It emphasises the application of theoretical knowledge to practice and will build your capability to respond to emerging issues, trends in the field, as well as to manage organisational needs through your developed skills and knowledge.


To successfully graduate from this diploma, you will undertake and complete the following subjects: Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer for Building Science, Building Systems, Sustainability in the built environment: A focus on building and design, Introduction to Project Management, Research Design and Methods, Sustainable Building Technologies, Energy Moisture and Airflow in Buildings, Project Management Techniques.


  • Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building

Standard entry requirements

  • Successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification)
  • ORa minimum of 3 years significant work experience or professional practice related to energy efficiency, sustainability or building and construction.To have your professional experience considered you must submit with your application a CV and a personal statement detailing your experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City Domestic: $63,360
International: $44,160
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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