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Architecture - Creative Intelligence and Innovation

University of Technology Sydney

48 months
877 AUD/credit 52620 AUD/year
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This combined Bachelor degrees in Architecture - Creative Intelligence and Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney provides a liberal introduction to the study of architecture as a discipline. Students gain a critical and ethical awareness of architecture as a discipline with much to offer in the face of many of today's most pressing societal challenges.    

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The combined Bachelor degrees in Architecture - Creative Intelligence and Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney equips students to join other design fields or related disciplines, and it prepares students for the Master of Architecture degree. 

The Bachelor of Design in Architecture is the first of two degrees needed to become an architect. Students wishing to qualify for professional recognition as an architect must also complete the Master of Architecture.    

UTS architecture courses provide the skills and knowledge necessary to practise in the architectural profession and to be a future leader in the design of the built environment.

Taking a transdisciplinary approach, the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation utilises multiple perspectives from diverse fields, integrating a range of industry experiences, real-world projects and self-initiated proposals, equipping graduates to address the wicked problems, complex challenges and untapped opportunities in today's world.

The Bachelor of Design in Architecture provides students with a rich education oriented towards international practice and design experimentation. 

Teaching is hands-on and undertaken in teams using the most innovative digital design and fabrication technologies available to the architectural profession in dedicated studios and workshops. 

UTS students have the benefit of learning from a cohesive team who are passionate about architecture and engage with the discipline as practitioners, researchers, educators and critics.

By focusing on the high-level conceptual thinking and problem-solving practices that lead to the development of innovative, creative and entrepreneurial outcomes, students of the combined degree also gain leading edge capabilities that are highly valued in the globalised world, including dealing with critical and creative thinking, invention, complexity, innovation, future scenario building and entrepreneurship, and the ability to work on their own across disciplines. 

These creative intelligence competencies enable graduates to navigate in a rapidly changing world.


Career options include architect (after completion of the Master of Architecture), urban designer, landscape architect, administrator, policymaker, researcher, educator, and journalist.

By being creative thinkers, initiators of new ideas, scenario planners, global strategists, open network designers or sustainable futures innovators within their chosen field of study, graduates maximise the potential of their chosen profession, making them highly sought after graduates with the ability to identify and develop solutions to some of the most complex issues that face their disciplines and society.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Architectural Studio 
  • Architectural History and Theory: Orientations 
  • Spatial Communications  
  • Architectural History and Theory: Modernity and Modernism
  • Construction and Structural Synthesis 
  • Creative Practice and Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 079755D    

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • Admission to the combined degree is on merit according to the admissions policy for the Bachelor of Design in Architecture.
  • The English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52620 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 877 AUD per credit during 48 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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