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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.

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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 Studio 01: Thoughtscapes  
SRT153 Building Materials Science  

SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit

 

Trimester 2

SRC221 Computer Aided Modelling  

SRD164 Studio 02: Matterscapes  **
SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  

 


Year 2

Trimester 1

SRA215 Utopian Ideals in the Modern World  
SRD263 Studio 03: Earthscapes  

SRT141 Building Safety  

SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  

 

Trimester 2

SRD264 Studio 04: Publicscapes  **

SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  
SRT259 Construction Projects 2  

 

 

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRE170 Construction Finance  

SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

SRM181 Project Management 1  

 

Trimester 2

SRA224 Austral-Asian Architecture  

SRE270 Building Economics  

SRM261 Contract Administration 2  

SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  

 

 

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362 Project Documentation  

SRD363 Studio 05: Hybridscapes  

SRM281 Project Management 2  

 

SRA323 Contemporary Architecture  

or

SRA341 The City  

 

Trimester 2

SRD364 Superstudio  **

SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

 

 

Year 5
Trimester 1

SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  

SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

SRM489 Professional Practice  
SRT358 Building Environmental Services  


Trimester 2

SRE464 Building Development Appraisal  

SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

SRV499 Built Environment Integrated Project  

SRM381 Project 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

SRA143 Art and Society  
SRC163 Graphic and Coded Communication 1  

SRD163 Studio 01: Thoughtscapes  

SRT153 Building Materials Science  

SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit


Trimester 2

SRC221 Computer Aided Modelling  

SRD164 Studio 02: Matterscapes  **

SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  

 

 

Year 2
Trimester 1

SRA215 Utopian Ideals in the Modern World  

SRD263 Studio 03: Earthscapes  

SRT141 Building Safety  

SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  

 

Trimester 2

SRD264 Studio 04: Publicscapes  **

SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  

SRT259 Construction Projects 2  

 

Trimester 3

SRE170 Construction Finance  

SRM181 Project Management 1  

SRT358 Building Environmental Services  

 

 

Year 3
Trimester 1

SRD363 Studio 05: Hybridscapes  

SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

SRM281 Project Management 2  

 

Trimester 2

SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

SRM261 Contract Administration 2  

SRE270 Building Economics  

SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  

 

Trimester 3

SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  

SRM381 Project Management 3  

SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

 

Year 4
Trimester 1

SRC362 Project Documentation  

SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

SRM489 Professional Practice  

 

SRA323 Contemporary Architecture  

or

SRA341 The City  

 

Trimester 2

SRA224 Austral-Asian Architecture  

SRE464 Building Development Appraisal  

SRD364 Superstudio  **

 

 

Trimester 3

SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

SRM381 Project Management 3  

SRV499 Built Environment Integrated Project  

 

 

** 2 credit points

 

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