Bachelor of Design (Architecture)
Course summary for current students
|Award granted||Bachelor of Design (Architecture)|
|Campus||Offered at Waterfront (Geelong)|
|Duration||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||001835D|
|Deakin course code||S342|
The Bachelor of Design (Architecture) comprises cutting edge content from the latest research and is designed with a global perspective. The course places emphasis on real application, allowing you to study architecture from day one.
You will explore architectural ideas, history, philosophy, design and communication as well as building science and technology. The course is designed to meet the needs of students who ultimately intend to complete the Master of Architecture and practise architecture, but alternative units may be taken if you wish to pursue a different career direction.
Some of the units you will study include Graphic and Coded Communication, Building Materials Science, Architecture Design, Computer Aided Modelling and Construction and Structures.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
This program 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, S700.
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
The course comprises a total of 24 credit points, which must include the following:
- 19 core units (22 credit points)
- 2 elective units
- Completion of SRA010 Safety Induction Program (0-credit-point compulsory unit)
- Level 3 units – at least 6 credit points
- Level 1 units – no more than 10 credit points
|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
|SRC221||Computer Aided Modelling|
|SRD164||Studio 02: Matterscapes **|
|SRT151||Construction and Structures 1|
|SRA215||Utopian Ideals in the Modern World|
|SRD263||Studio 03: Earthscapes|
|SRT251||Construction and Structures 2|
plus one elective unit
|SRD264||Studio 04: Publicscapes **|
|SRT257||Building Environmental Studies 1|
|SRD363||Studio 05: Hybridscapes|
|SRT358||Building Environmental Services|
|SRT351||Construction and Structures 3|
plus one elective unit
** 2 credit points