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

Course summary for current students

Year2015 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), 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

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

SRE170Construction Finance

SRE272Measurement and Estimating 1

SRM161Contract Administration 1

SRM181Project Management 1

Trimester 2

SRA224Austral-Asian Architecture

SRE270Building Economics

SRM261Contract Administration 2

SRT351Construction and Structures 3

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362Project Documentation

SRD363Studio 05: Hybridscapes

SRM281Project Management 2

SRA323Contemporary Architecture

or

SRA341The City

Trimester 2

SRD364Superstudio **

SRE372Measurement and Estimating 2

SRQ462Building Cost Planning

Year 5
Trimester 1

SRE373Measurement and Estimating 3

SRM461Contract Administration 3

SRM489Professional Practice
SRT358Building Environmental Services

Trimester 2

SRE464Building Development Appraisal

SRM310Project Planning and Scheduling

SRV499Built Environment Integrated Project

SRM381Project Management 3

** 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

SRD263Studio 03: Earthscapes

SRT141Building Safety

SRT251Construction and Structures 2

Trimester 2

SRD264Studio 04: Publicscapes **

SRT257Building Environmental Studies 1

SRT259Construction Projects 2

Trimester 3

SRE170Construction Finance

SRM181Project Management 1

SRT358Building Environmental Services

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRD363Studio 05: Hybridscapes

SRE272Measurement and Estimating 1

SRM161Contract Administration 1

SRM281Project Management 2

Trimester 2

SRE372Measurement and Estimating 2

SRM261Contract Administration 2

SRE270Building Economics

SRT351Construction and Structures 3

Trimester 3

SRE373Measurement and Estimating 3

SRM381Project Management 3

SRQ462Building Cost Planning

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362Project Documentation

SRM461Contract Administration 3

SRM489Professional Practice

SRA323Contemporary Architecture

or

SRA341The City

Trimester 2

SRA224Austral-Asian Architecture

SRE464Building Development Appraisal

SRD364Superstudio **

Trimester 3

SRM310Project Planning and Scheduling

SRV499Built Environment Integrated Project

** 2 credit points

 

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