Whether you’re interested in building surveying, design or construction, we have the built environment course to launch your career – from TAFE, degree and postgraduate studies.
Gain a combination of learned and practical expertise in building design and construction, and contribute to the development of our future cities and neighbourhoods.
Develop an independent and creative approach to building design and learn about the cultural, social, technical and sustainable issues that are associated with the built environment.
Gain specialised skills in electrical power, telecommunications, process engineering or water management and aim for a top engineering career with the Master of Engineering.
Take the next step in your career and improve your knowledge of building surveying and design and approval of performance-based building, in light of national and international fire codes.
Gain skills and develop industry connections with a Master of Project Management form Victoria University. Choose a project management focus in construction, engineering, health services, information technology, private business or public sector.
Become proficient in the design, presentation and documentation process for residential, industrial and commercial buildings.
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Studying built environment at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
We have thousands of connections to industry through our College of Engineering and Science, that inform our courses and provide the practical placements that are so important to you launching your career. Partners include Engineers Australia, Builders Academy, City West Water, AECOM, Transurban, Australian Defence Force and more.
Through practical industry subjects, VU gave me the confidence to work as part of a team to support the delivery of large-scale projects and I gained invaluable knowledge from my course which allowed me to stand out, even as an undergrad.
Our built environment courses can lead to a variety of careers including:
- property development
- project management
- construction management
- building surveying
- building certification
- facilities management
- building supervising, estimating.
Colleges & schools
Our built environment courses are delivered by various colleges and schools across different VU campuses.