Bachelor of Architectural Design

Associated costs in this program -
There may be additional course costs associated with travel or materials.

Students commencing in 2014, 2015, 2016 need to refer to transitional information available at BArchDes transition 2016

Students must complete for the BArchDes 48 units comprising -

  1. 44 units from Part A; and
  2. 4 units from Part B.

Part A

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCH1100 4 Architectural Design 1
ARCH1140 2 Buildings in History & Culture
ARCH1160 2 Architectural Communication 1

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCH1201 4 Architectural Design : Plan and Section
ARCH1240 2 Architecture in the Western Tradition
BLDG1220 2 Building Materials: Properties, Principles and Applications

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCH2100 4 Architectural Design 3
ARCH2140 2 Architecture in Society
BLDG2120 2 Building Science: Performance and Sustainability

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCH2200 4 Architectural Design : Memory and History
ARCH2240 2 Modern Architecture & the Metropolis
BLDG2220 2 Building Construction and Documentation

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCH3100 4 Architectural Design 5
BLDG3120 2 Building Structures and Envelopes

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCH3200 4 Architectural Design : Tectonics and Precision
BLDG3220 2 Building Systems: Integration and Detailing

Part B - 4 units comprising -

At least 2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCH3141 2 Architecture in Asia
ARCH3142 2 Architecture in Australia
ARCH3241 2 Aboriginal Architecture
ARCH3242 2 Theories in Architecture
ARCH3341 2 Architecture Field Experience