Bond University

Diploma of Built Environment

Bond University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098537A

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


The Diploma of Built Environment provides a foundation for a career in various property sectors. This program enables students to specialise in either property, construction management and quantity surveying, or sustainable environments and planning. Successful completion of the program provides students with a pathway to most Bond University undergraduate degrees, with a possible 80 credit points credited towards their next program of study. Students are advised to check the degree study structures online to confirm for which subjects they may receive credit.

Structure and subjects

Mandatory subjects

BCAS01-020 Academic Skills*
BCDP02-101 Critical Thinking and Communication
BCDP02-102 Leadership and Team Dynamics
BCDP02-103 Ethical Thought and Action
BCDP02-062 Understanding Buildings 1

Students must complete the mandatory subjects above, plus four elective subjects pertaining to the mainstream undergraduate program (refer to sequencing plans below).

Structure to articulate to the Bachelor of Construction Management & Quantity Surveying

Please choose four electives from the below.

BCDP02-068 Introduction to Structures
BCDP02-036 Planning Processes
BCDP02-056 Transforming Places
BCDP02-058 Land Economy and the Environment
BCDP02-059 Managing Projects

Structure to articulate to the Bachelor of Property

Please choose four electives from the below.

BCDP02-008 Accounting for Decision Making
BCDP02-027 Sustainable Development and Society
BCDP02-036 Planning Processes
BCDP02-058 Land Economy and the Environment
BCDP02-065 Principles of Property Valuation

*BCAS01-020 Academic Skills is a compulsory 0 credit point subject that provides you with core academic skills including referencing, academic writing and time management. It must be completed in your first semester (Weeks 2 to 6).


On Campus and Remote
Multi-modal delivery with classes designed to support and engage all learners regardless of physical location.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 16,240 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester).
Start date: 18 January 2021
17 May 2021
13 September 2021
Duration: 2 semesters (8 months)
Study mode: Full time

Bond University College

14 University Drive
Gold Coast Queensland 4226

Entry criteria

Applicants must have a successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.

Pass in Bond University College EAP Level 2 or

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 169 (No sub score less than 162); IELTS score Overall 6.0 with no sub score less than 5.5; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 50; Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) – 60


Bond University
14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive)
Gold Coast Queensland 4226