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Bachelor of Design (Architecture)
Geelong Waterfront Campus
The Bachelor of Design (Architecture) comprises cutting edge content from the latest research and has 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 want to complete the Master of Architecture and practise architecture. Some of the subjects you will study include Architectural Design, Graphic and Digital Communication, Sustainable Futures, Urban Ecologies, History and Theory, Building Materials Science, Computer Aided Modelling, and Construction and Structures.
This program is accredited by the Australian Institute of Architects, the Architects Registration Board of Victoria and the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia, when followed by the Master of Architecture (S700).
Studying architecture from day one, you can become a sought-after built environment professional who is able to cross professional borders.
Architecture at Deakin opens doors to future careers in Australia and overseas. Deakin Architecture graduates work in China, Dubai, Oslo, Berlin, the Middle East, Malaysia, the UK, the US and many other places. A large number of students work in industry during their courses and graduates are given opportunities to play leading roles in teams designing and managing large projects.
As an Architecture student at Deakin you will have the distinct advantage of taking some classes with Construction Management students, where you will learn to work with allied professions in the building industry from an early stage. This experience equips you with the skills for working effectively in professional life.
Graduates from the architecture course may be sought after by private architectural practice firms, government organisations and private companies in property development, building and design.
Deakin offers a distinctive Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management combined degree followed by the Master of Architecture (Design). Graduates are likely to be offered extremely lucrative careers in the built environment field with many options in areas of architecture and project management.
For more information refer to the Deakin course search website.
Deakin's Waterfront Campus is situated on the edge of the Geelong CBD on beautiful Corio Bay. It is located close to Geelong's main train station, about 50 minutes by car or train from Melbourne, and a short drive from Victoria's famous Surf Coast. The school is housed in a stunning, heritage-listed complex that has received three Australian Institute of Architects awards for conservation, merit and recycling.
An expansive, modern design studio with 24-hour access, 3D technology space and an onsite trade workshop located at Deakin's Waterfront Campus offers students the opportunity to use the latest technology and equipment in their studies. Other facilities include an extensive technology services area and photographic darkrooms. Students' work is exhibited in the School's gallery overlooking Corio Bay.
At Deakin you’ll find opportunities to help prepare you for a global future.
In 2013, the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment is introducing a new program to help high achieving students add an international experience to their studies. The Global Science and Technology Program aims to recognise, reward and support high achieving students who would like to conduct part of their studies overseas (via an exchange or study abroad program). Successful applicants will be offered a scholarship of $3,000 to assist with the travel costs. As part of the program, they will be required to participate in the Deakin Global Citizenship program. To find out more, visit the Global Science and Technology Program page.
Deakin's Study Abroad and Exchange Office also offers various programs including exchange, study abroad, short-term study programs, study tours and international volunteering opportunities, enabling students to study overseas for a few weeks, a trimester, or a year as part of their degree.
For complete information on course structures and prerequisites refer to the Deakin course search website
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