Master of Building Surveying

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This part-time program aims to provide students with the special knowledge and skills to assess, evaluate and recommend building solutions. It is relevant to professionals certifying alternative solutions under the performance based building code and other relevant standards and guidelines. The program enables students to understand performance requirements, basic fire safety technology and engineering principles, building access and sustainability and other issues related to building surveying practice. Graduates will also acquire the skill to independently appraise the literature and conduct research to address building surveying contemporary issues faced by the building industry. Although most units in the course do not have compulsory attendance to workshops, there are a few exceptions where attendance and presentations are required.

Designed for

Professional builders


160 credit points


  • Building studies
  • Disaster and emergency management
  • Building engineering
  • Building fire services
  • Fire technology and engineering principles

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in building, building surveying, construction, engineering or architecture


The course is recognised by NSW Building Professionals Board (BPB) and has full accreditation with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Parramatta City Domestic: $65,760
International: $65,760
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Further information

Students can fast-track by completing additional units per session to complete the course earlier.

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