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Architectural Design, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #42 (BCR) Brisbane, Australia
The Bachelor of Architectural Design (BArchDes) offered at the University of Queenslands the first step to becoming a professional, registered architect in Australia. It's taught by leading academics and researchers at one of the top three architecture schools in Australia.

Overview

Architects shape city skylines and design solutions for problems like affordable and sustainable housing. If you're interested in designing spaces that are beautiful and functional – architecture is for you.

The  Bachelor of Architectural Design (BArchDes) offered at the University of Queenslands  is the first step to becoming a professional, registered architect in Australia. It's taught by leading academics and researchers at one of the top three architecture schools in Australia.Enjoy the format of studio-based design courses, which provide you with opportunities to develop special areas of interest. You might collaborate with industry, research solutions to design problems, meet real clients, or visit projects.

 Learn to design in response to climate and context, from lecturers with strong local industry links and an international perspective. You'll study design principles, sustainability, emerging technologies, the history of buildings and culture, and more.Progress to the Master of Architecture to finish your training as a professional architect. The BArchDes is the preferred pathway into the master's program, and aligns with international benchmarks in architectural education.

Career outcomes

Career options for Bachelor of Architectural Design graduates include employment in:

  • allied design professions,
  • government departments,
  • statutory bodies,
  • local authorities,
  • commercial development companies, or
  • research organisations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Architectural Design

  • Buildings in History & Culture
  • Architectural Communication
  • Architectural Technology
  • Architecture in the Western Tradition
  • Modern Architecture & the Metropolis
  • Architecture in Asia
  • Architecture in Australia
  • Aboriginal Architecture
  • Theories in Architecture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

CRICOS code 061825J

  • Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English 
  • View the Prerequisites guide for more information about subject equivalents for interstate high schools, overseas high schools, university subjects and pathways and bridging programs.

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    42768 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42768 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9359 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9359 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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.

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