Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management

Course summary for current students

Award granted

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.

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

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)

       

Course structure

Year 1
Trimester 1

SRA143Art and Society
SRC163Graphic and Coded Communication 1
SRD163Studio 01: Thoughtscapes
SRT153Building Materials Science

SRA010Safety Induction Program*

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit

Trimester 2

SRC221Computer Aided Modelling

SRD164Studio 02: Matterscapes**
SRT151Construction and Structures 1


Year 2

Trimester 1

SRA215Utopian Ideals in the Modern World
SRD263Studio 03: Earthscapes

SRT141Building Safety

SRT251Construction and Structures 2

Trimester 2

SRD264Studio 04: Publicscapes**

SRT257Building Environmental Studies 1
SRT259Construction Projects 2

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRC362Project Documentation

SRE272Measurement and Estimating 1

SRM161Contract Administration 1

SRM181Project Management 1

Trimester 2

SRA224Austral-Asian Architecture

SRE170Construction Finance

SRM261Contract Administration 2

SRT351Construction and Structures 3

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRE270Building Economics

SRD363Studio 05: Hybridscapes**

SRM281Project Management 2

Trimester 2

SRD364Superstudio

SRE372Measurement and Estimating 2

SRM310Project Planning and Scheduling

SRM381Project Management 3

Year 5
Trimester 1

SRE373Measurement and Estimating 3

SRM461Contract Administration 3

SRM489Professional Practice
SRT358Building Environmental Services

Trimester 2

SRA341The City

SRE464Building Development Appraisal
SRQ462Building Cost Planning

SRR401Introduction 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

SRA143Art and Society
SRC163Graphic and Coded Communication 1

SRD163Studio 01: Thoughtscapes

SRT153Building Materials Science

SRA010Safety Induction Program*

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit

Trimester 2

SRC221Computer Aided Modelling

SRD164Studio 02: Matterscapes**

SRT151Construction and Structures 1

Year 2
Trimester 1

SRA215Utopian Ideals in the Modern World

SRD263Studio 03: Earthscapes

SRT141Building Safety

SRT251Construction and Structures 2

Trimester 2

SRD264Studio 04: Publicscapes**

SRE170Construction Finance

SRT257Building Environmental Studies 1

Trimester 3

SRE270Building Economics

SRM181Project Management 1

SRT358Building Environmental Services

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRD363Studio 05: Hybridscapes**

SRE272Measurement and Estimating 1

SRM161Contract Administration 1

Trimester 2

SRT259Construction Projects 2

SRE372Measurement and Estimating 2

SRM261Contract Administration 2

SRT351Construction and Structures 3

Trimester 3

SRE373Measurement and Estimating 3

SRM310Project Planning and Scheduling

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362Project Documentation

SRM281Project Management 2

SRM461Contract Administration 3

SRM489Professional Practice

Trimester 2

SRA341The City

SRA224Austral-Asian Architecture

SRE464Building Development Appraisal

SRD364Superstudio

Trimester 3

SRQ462Building Cost Planning

SRM381Project Management 3

SRR401Introduction to Construction Research

** 2 credit points

 

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