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Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
School of Architecture and Built Environment
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Advanced Design and Building Department
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|Award granted||Bachelor of Architectural Technology|
The Gordon – East Geelong Campus/Deakin University – Geelong Waterfront Campus
|Duration||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Deakin course code||S304|
(Students commence this course at The Gordon in East Geelong and then complete the requirements of the course at Deakin University‘s Geelong Waterfront Campus)
The Bachelor of Architectural Technology is a unique offering from Deakin University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment and The Gordon’s Advanced Design and Building department.
The course is designed to provide you with practical skills as well as theoretical knowledge. Your studies at The Gordon will provide you with a combination of theory and hands-on skills, including field trips and your final year at Deakin will enhance your studies with a focus on theoretical learning. This blend of knowledge will help you, as a graduate, play a pivotal role in the construction phase of project delivery in collaboration with other professional disciplines in the built environment sector.
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Architectural Technology, you will be a professionally qualified architectural technologist. You will have developed diverse and practical skills, giving you the capability to be involved in commercial, industrial or domestic projects covering the full scope of construction, from new work, renovations and alterations to fit out, refurbishment and retrofit.
This is a 24-credit-point course studied concurrently through Deakin and The Gordon in East Geelong. Ten credit points of university studies are undertaken at Deakin concurrently with the equivalent of 14 credit points at The Gordon. You will commence your first year studies at The Gordon in February. Under normal, full-time progression, second year studies are undertaken concurrently at The Gordon and Deakin, and third year studies are undertaken at Deakin. As the course is delivered by two institutions, start and end dates for study periods will vary. Please expect classes to commence early February.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
Architectural technology is an expanding field in Australia with an established profile internationally. As a graduate of the Bachelor of Architectural Technology, you may find challenging and exciting career opportunities nationally and overseas in architectural practices, property development companies, domestic and commercial design and construction organisations and allied fields, as well as with industry associations and government authorities.
You could also find career opportunities in research, manufacturing, academia and government ministerial departments.
The course comprises 24 credit points, which must include the following:
|SRA010||Safety Induction Program (S)|
|SRM281||Project Management 2 (S)|
|SRM261||Contract Administration 2 (S)|
|SRC362||Project Documentation (S)|
|SRT358||Building Environmental Services (S, X)|
|SRD264||Architecture Design 2B (S)|
|SRT351||Construction and Structures 3 (S)|
|SRR311||Built Environment Research Project (S)|
Plus two level 3 electives
Note: you must complete the requirements of The Gordon component within years one and two of enrolment while completing 2 credit points of study at Deakin in the second year as an on-campus student. You will complete a further 8 credit points of study as an on-campus student at Deakin in your third year of study.