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BArchDes Architectural Design

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
3 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
36336 AUD
National
9050 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

The Bachelor of Architectural Design (BArchDes) is the first stage of obtaining a professional qualification in Architecture. The BArchDes provides the basis on which students can progress to the professional Master of Architecture. Architecture is a dynamic and demanding profession, making a positive contribution to the shaping of our built environment and our culture. The essential skill of an architect is the ability to design buildings and spaces with an inherent concern for human living and working environments.

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Master of Architecture

Careers:

Graduates have employment opportunities with architects and in allied design professions, in a private office, government department, statutory body, local authority, commercial development company, or research organisation.

Professional memberships:

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Architects

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

  •  For Australian students:

          OP/Entry Rank 2016:5/92

  •  For International students:

          1) Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English.

          2)At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.

               Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

Part A:

               Course Code          Course Title

  • Year 1, Semester 1
    • ARCH1100 Architectural Design 1
    • ARCH1140 Buildings in History & Culture
    • ARCH1160 Architectural Communication 1
  • Year 1, Semester 2
    • ARCH1201 Architectural Design 2
    • BLDG1220 Architectural Technology 1
    • ARCH1240 Architecture in the Western Tradition
  • Year 2, Semester 1
    • ARCH2100 Architectural Design 3
    • BLDG2120 Architectural Technology 2
    • ARCH2140 Architecture in Society [1]
  • Year 2, Semester 2
    • ARCH2200 Architectural Design 4
    • BLDG2220 Architectural Technology 3
    • ARCH2240 Modern Architecture & the Metropolis
  • Year 3, Semester 1

 

 

 

    • ARCH3100 Architectural Design 5
    • BLDG3120 Architectural Technology 4
  • Year 3, Semester 2
    • ARCH3200 Architectural Design 6
    • BLDG3220 Architectural Technology 5

Part B:

    • ARCH3141 Architecture in Asia
    • ARCH3142 Architecture in Australia
    • ARCH3241 Aboriginal Architecture
    • ARCH3242 Theories in Architecture
    • ARCH3341 Architecture Field Experience

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

 

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