What will I learn?
This course will give you solid foundation for a wide range of vocations in the building and construction industry. You ill also develop skills and technical knowledge to become a specialist in:
building and construction legislation and auditing
building codes and regulations
industry standards in professional practice
building safety and design including fire safety
sustainable construction techniques and materials.
This course will equip you with the qualification needed to work as a registered building surveyor. Building surveyors are responsible for interpreting and enforcing laws and regulations controlling building and construction. With a current shortage of registered building surveyors, you ill be well placed for a career in Australia is growing construction industry.
The building industry has seen significant growth due to factors such as a rising population. Career opportunities for building surveyors have grown dramatically in recent years and are forecast to keep growing. The industry currently faces a huge challenge in addressing a shortage of registered building surveyors.
Our Bachelor of Building Surveying will ensure you are ready to work in construction, professional, scientific and technical services, or public administration and safety.
You ill be able to operate independently as a professional in this field, while working closely with other disciplines, industry groups and development authorities.
Many surveyors enjoy the benefits of self-employment. Alternatively, you will have the opportunity to work in both the private and public sectors for employers such as:
local, state or national government bodies
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Plan, implement and manage the delivery of efficient and effective building surveying strategies over the course of building construction processes in diverse contemporary contexts using independent thinking and judgement.
Generate creative solutions to a range of complex building surveying problems, taking into account issues of compliance with relevant codes and standards, building construction process, technical and innovative changes, ethics and environmental sustainability (commercial and environmental) with initiative and professional judgement.
Critically evaluate sources and validity of information and use established processes for information management.
Advocate building surveying objectives and outcomes effectively to specialist and non-specialist stakeholders using a variety of professional oral and written forms.
Exemplify collaboration and requisite interpersonal and supervisory skills and characteristics to influence personal work, community and networks.
Apply personal and interpersonal competencies including organisational and collaborative skills necessary to operate within broad parameters in the immensely divergent and complex global and Australian cultures.
Exhibit responsibility and accountability for own learning and professional practice in collaboration with others and within broad parameters.
To attain the Bachelor of Building Surveying (NBBS), students will be required to complete 288 credit points (equivalent to 24 units), consisting of:
264 credit points (equivalent to 22 units) of Core Building Surveying units, and;
24 credit points (equivalent to 2 units) of Capstone units (NBC3110 Building Surveying Project 1 and NBC3220 Building Surveying Project 2).
Which department am I in? College of Health and Biomedicine
Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than: Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21. Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169. VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.
Student must have a Successful completion of a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.
English language requirements: Students will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency: IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50); University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Total score of 52; VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved; English Language School in Sydney (ELSIS)- EAP 2 (advanced): B grade.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
US$12,486.00 per year
26 February 2018, 23 July 2018
Footscray Park campus Ballarat Road, FOOTSCRAY, Victoria, 3011, MELBOURNE, Australia