Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted

Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)

CampusOffered at Waterfront (Geelong)
Cloud (online)No
Duration5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code080118A
Deakin course codeD364

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 (Honours) 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, design, architectural ideas, history, philosophy, sustainable practices and communication.

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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 architecture stream of this combined course 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 Management), S701.

Career opportunities

Deakin graduates are highly regarded and are readily accepted into the architecture and built environment industry. This combined course facilitates your entry into private architectural firms or government organisations, as well as property development companies, building companies and large manufacturing firms. You may also start your own practice.

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
$8,917Not applicable$27,520

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.

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

SRE170Construction Finance

SRT141Building Safety

SRT251Construction and Structures 2

Trimester 2

SRA224Austral-Asian Architecture

SRE270Building Economics

SRT257Building Environmental Studies 1

SRT259Construction Projects 2

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRD263Studio 03: Earthscapes

SRE272Measurement and Estimating 1

SRM161Contract Administration 1

SRM181Project Management 1

Trimester 2

SRD264Studio 04: Publicscapes **

SRM261Contract Administration 2

SRT351Construction and Structures 3

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362Project Documentation

SRT358Building Environmental Services

SRM281Project Management 2

SRA323Contemporary Architecture

or

SRA341The City

Trimester 2

SRM310Project Planning and Scheduling

SRM381Project Management 3

SRE372Measurement and Estimating 2

SRQ462Building Cost Planning

Year 5
Trimester 1

SRE373Measurement and Estimating 3

SRM461Contract Administration 3

SRM489Professional Practice

SRD363Studio 05: Hybridscapes

Trimester 2

SRE464Building Development Appraisal

SRV499Built Environment Integrated Research

SRD364Superstudio **

 

** 2 credit points

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

The Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) component of this course may be taken as an accelerated program. By taking selected units in Trimester 3 the course can be completed in four years instead of five.

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

SRT141Building Safety

SRM161Contract Administration 1

SRT251Construction and Structures 2

Trimester 2

SRT257Building Environmental Studies 1

SRA224Austral-Asian Architecture

SRT351Construction and Structures 3

SRT259Construction Projects 2

Trimester 3

SRE170Construction Finance

SRM181Project Management 1

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRA323Contemporary Architecture

or

SRA341The City

SRE272Measurement and Estimating 1

SRM281Project Management 2

SRD263Studio 03: Earthscapes

 

Trimester 2

SRM261Contract Administration 2

SRD264Studio 04: Publicscapes **

SRE270Building Economics

Trimester 3

SRM381Project Management 3

SRM310Project Planning and Scheduling

SRT358Building Environmental Services

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362Project Documentation

SRM461Contract Administration 3

SRM489Professional Practice

SRD363Studio 05: Hybridscapes

Trimester 2

SRE464Building Development Appraisal

SRD364Superstudio **

SRE372Measurement and Estimating 2

Trimester 3

SRV499Built Environment Integrated Research

SRQ462Building Cost Planning

SRE373Measurement and Estimating 3

** 2 credit points