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|Award granted||Bachelor of Design (Architecture)|
|Campus||Offered at Waterfront (Geelong)|
|Length||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$8,610* - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
|CRICOS course code||001835D|
|VTAC Codes||1400415021 - Waterfront (Geelong), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
|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.
As a graduate of this course you may be employed in private architectural practices, government organisations and private companies in property development, building and design.
The course comprises a total of 24 credit points, which must include the following:
|SRA143||Art and Society|
|SRC163||Graphic and Coded Communication 1|
|SRD163||Architecture Design 1A|
|SRT153||Building Materials Science|
|SRA010||Safety Induction Program *|
*SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit
|SRC221||Computer Aided Modelling|
|SRD164||Architecture Design 1B **|
|SRT151||Construction and Structures 1|
|SRA215||Utopian Ideals in the Modern World|
|SRD263||Architecture Design 2A|
|SRT251||Construction and Structures 2|
plus one elective unit
|SRD264||Architecture Design 2B **|
|SRT257||Building Environmental Studies 1|
|SRD363||Architecture Design 3A **|
|SRT358||Building Environmental Services|
|SRD364||Architecture Design 3B|
|SRT351||Construction and Structures 3|
plus two elective units, one of which must be chosen from the following:
** 2 credit points
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.