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.
Bachelor degrees (undergraduate)
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, or civil engineering and aim for a top engineering career with the Master of Engineering from Victoria University.
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 a diverse and in-demand skillset for a rewarding project-management career when you study the Master of Project Management at Victoria University.
TAFE certificates & diplomas
Become proficient in the design, presentation and documentation process for residential, industrial and commercial buildings.
This hands-on course is designed for people looking to enter an engineering apprenticeship or who are already doing some engineering work and would like to gain accreditation and a pathway to a full apprenticeship.
Gain the knowledge and skills to become a licensed plumber with a Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services CPC40920 at Victoria University Polytechnic.
Get the training and support needed to gain your plumbing qualification with a Certificate III in Plumbing CPC32420 at Victoria University Polytechnic.
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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 3% 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, Greater Western Water, AECOM, Transurban, Australian Defence Force and more.
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.
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.
Colleges & schools
Our built environment courses are delivered by various colleges and schools across different VU campuses.