Course

Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertBldgSurv


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3712.2

AQF Level: 8

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course was 2016 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

For Commencement Year 2015, please refer to: 3712.1 - Graduate Certificate in Building Surveying

This one year part-time Graduate Certificate program which aims to provide students with the knowledge and basic skills to develop, assess and evaluate building solutions for built environment. The course enables students to understand principles; planning and development control, sustainability and other fundamental issues relating to basic fire technology and engineering that are applicable to building surveying practice. This course covers the interpretation building laws, building regulations and associated Australian Standards relating to the built environment for low-rise buildings. Satisfactory completion of this course establishes a pathway to advanced qualification at the Graduate Diploma level.

Study Mode
One year part-time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course Adviceedbe@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeExternal See above

Admission

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline

Or

Diploma in any discipline and four years FTE professional work experience in engineering, building, building surveying, construction, planning, bushfire protection or architecture.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 60 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Summer Intake

Year 1

Summer session

300713Building Engineering

Autumn session

300948Fire Technology and Engineering Principles
301103Interpreting Building Regulations (Residential Buildings)

Quarter 3 session

300708Planning and Development Control

Spring session

300711Building Fire Services
300717Egress and Risk Assessment

Autumn Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

300948Fire Technology and Engineering Principles
301103Interpreting Building Regulations (Residential Buildings)

Quarter 3 session

300708Planning and Development Control

Spring session

300711Building Fire Services
300717Egress and Risk Assessment

Summer session

300713Building Engineering

Quarter 3 Intake

Year 1

Quarter 3 session

300708Planning and Development Control

Spring session

300711Building Fire Services
300717Egress and Risk Assessment

Year 2

Summer session

300713Building Engineering

Autumn session

300948Fire Technology and Engineering Principles
301103Interpreting Building Regulations (Residential Buildings)


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