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Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management

Duration5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code060347J
Deakin course codeD364

Note: Offered to continuing students only.

Continuing students should contact their course advisor for further information.

Further course structure information can be found in the handbook archive.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The construction industry is increasingly looking for multi-skilled graduates. Deakin's Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management ensures that you graduate with both architecture and construction management specialisations.

This combined course offers an excellent mix of hands-on practice and theory, with study areas including building economics and law, project management, building technology, measurement and estimation, quantity surveying, building practice, architectural ideas, history, philosophy, design, sustainability, communication and building science and technology.

Professional recognition

Graduates of this course will qualify for membership of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

 

The construction management stream of this double degree is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The architecture stream of this double degree is accredited (within Australia) by the Australian Institute of Architects, the Architects Registration Board of Victoria and the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia, when followed by successful completion of the Master of Architecture (Design), S701.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules


The course comprises a total of 40 credit points, which must include the following:

 

  • 37 core units (including 3 core units of 2 credit points each)
  • Completion of SRA010 Safety Induction Program (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

       

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Course structure

Year 1
Trimester 1

SRA143 Art and Society  
SRC163 Graphic and Coded Communication 1  
SRD163 Architecture Design 1A  
SRT153 Building Materials Science  

SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit

 

Trimester 2

SRC221 Computer Aided Modelling  

SRD164 Architecture Design 1B  **
SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  


Year 2

Trimester 1

SRA215 Utopian Ideals in the Modern World  
SRD263 Architecture Design 2A  

SRT141 Building Safety  

SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  

 

Trimester 2

SRD264 Architecture Design 2B  **

SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  
SRT259 Construction Projects 2  

 

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRC362 Project Documentation  

SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

SRM181 Project Management 1  

 

Trimester 2

SRA224 Austral-Asian Architecture  

SRE170 Construction Finance  

SRM261 Contract Administration 2  

SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  

 

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRE270 Building Economics  

SRD363 Architecture Design 3A  **

SRM281 Project Management 2  

 

Trimester 2

SRD364 Architecture Design 3B  

SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

SRM381 Project Management 3  

 

Year 5
Trimester 1

SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  

SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

SRM489 Professional Practice  
SRT358 Building Environmental Services  


Trimester 2

SRA341 The City  

SRE464 Building Development Appraisal  
SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

SRR401 Introduction to Construction Research  

 

** 2 credit points

Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management: (accelerated program)


The Bachelor of Construction Management component may be taken as an accelerated program. By taking selected units in trimester 3 the course can be completed in four years. Students enrol in the same course and course code as the normal program and entirely at their option, enrol in the units offered over Trimester 3.

Year 1

Trimester 1

SRA143 Art and Society  
SRC163 Graphic and Coded Communication 1  

SRD163 Architecture Design 1A  

SRT153 Building Materials Science  

SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit

 


Trimester 2

SRC221 Computer Aided Modelling  

SRD164 Architecture Design 1B  **

SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  

 


Year 2
Trimester 1

SRA215 Utopian Ideals in the Modern World  

SRD263 Architecture Design 2A  

SRT141 Building Safety  

SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  

 


Trimester 2

SRD264 Architecture Design 2B  **

SRE170 Construction Finance  

SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  

 

 

Trimester 3

SRE270 Building Economics  

SRM181 Project Management 1  

SRT358 Building Environmental Services  

 

 

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRD363 Architecture Design 3A  **

SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

 

 


Trimester 2

SRT259 Construction Projects 2  

SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

SRM261 Contract Administration 2  

SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  

 

 

Trimester 3

SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  

SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

 

 

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362 Project Documentation  

SRM281 Project Management 2  

SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

SRM489 Professional Practice  

 


Trimester 2

SRA341 The City  

SRA224 Austral-Asian Architecture  

SRE464 Building Development Appraisal  

SRD364 Architecture Design 3B  

 

Trimester 3

SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

SRM381 Project Management 3  

SRR401 Introduction to Construction Research  

 

** 2 credit points

 

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