About Building Design at Victoria University
As a student in the Bachelor of Building Design, you’ll use innovative processes and practices of an architectural design studio to solve problems creatively, and determine solutions for a better future. Modern computer labs, design studios, site visits and interaction with industry practitioners will take you into 'real life' situations with industry briefs.
In this three-year Bachelor of Building Design degree, offered at Victoria University, you will study and develop skills in:
- building design (architectural)
- building legislation and auditing
- building codes
- environmentally sustainable construction techniques and materials
- building services
- professional practice and communication.
These skills will prepare you as a confident and capable building industry professional. You will also take classes alongside students from building design, construction management, building surveying and engineering programs. By studying in multidisciplinary teams in a studio-based learning environment you will work with allied professions in the building industry right from the beginning of your studies.
As key professionals in the building design and construction industry, graduates will work closely with other professional disciplines, industry groups and development authorities.
Graduates will have a wide range of employment opportunities and can work in both the private and public sectors for employers such as architects, building proprietors contractors, developers, engineers, government bodies, consultancy practices and corporations with large building portfolios or be self-employed entrepreneurs.
- Math for Builders
- Basic Structural Mechanics
- Structural Principles in Construction
- Building Science
- Measurement and Estimating
- Built Environment Communication and Skills
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
We are currently accepting applications for this course.
DisciplinesArchitecture Civil Engineering & Construction Design View 69 other Bachelors in Architecture in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).
- Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).
International31000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 AUD per semester during 36 months.
The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a Commonwealth supported place or a full fee-paying place
Paying national: $21,390 per year
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.