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|Award granted||Bachelor of Architectural Technology|
The Gordon – East Geelong Campus/Deakin University – Waterfront (Geelong)
|Campus||Offered at Waterfront (Geelong)|
|Length||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$8,613* - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Mr Wayne Ketchen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advanced Design and Building Department
Tel 03 5225 0465
|CRICOS course code||081313A|
|VTAC Codes||1400416101 - Waterfront (Geelong), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
|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 Waterfront (Geelong))
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.
Fees for the three year Program will be administered under the following arrangements:
- The Gordon will invoice students for the annual course fee for the Gordon Units (the fee will include the costs of excursions, materials and equipment required by students in the Gordon Units);
- No fee is payable to Deakin University
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, including 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|
|SRM281||Project Management 2|
|SRM261||Contract Administration 2|
|SRT358||Building Environmental Services|
|SRD264||Architecture Design 2B|
|SRT351||Construction and Structures 3|
|SRR311||Built Environment Research Project|
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 a campus student. You will complete a further 8 credit points of study as a campus student at Deakin in your third year of study.
Applicants should have successfully completed VCE or equivalent. Refer to the VTAC Guide for the latest pre-requisite information www.vtac.edu.au
Those aged 21 or over on 1 January and who do not hold VCE or equivalent should apply under Alternative Admission. This category is open to those who do not satisfy normal entrance requirements, but can demonstrate relevant work or life experience.
Applications for Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the Apply web page. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.