Bachelor of Architecture and Environments

Enrolment guide

In order to qualify for the Bachelor of Design of Architecture and Environments, students must fulfil the requirements specified by the resolutions of Senate and the School.

All students should familiarise themselves with the course resolutions as stated in this handbook and monitor their own progress in reference to them.

The following points summarise the resolutions but do not replace them.

Summary of requirements

In order to qualify for the award of the pass degree, candidates need to successfully complete 144 credit points including:

  • 120 credit points of core units of study listed in Table D
  • at least 24 credit points of elective units of study, including:
    - a minimum of 12 credit points of 2000-level and 3000-level elective units of study listed in Table D.
Enrolment planner

Year 1

 

Credit Points

Semester 1

 

 

DECO1006

Design Process and Methods

6

BDES1011

Architectural History/Theory 1

6

BDES1012

Architectural Communications 1

6

AWSS1002

Sketching and Drawing the Built Environment

6

Semester 2

 

 

BADP1001

Empirical Thinking

6

BDES1023

Architectural Technologies 1

6

DAAE1001

Living Cities

6

BAEN1001

Design in Architecture

6

 

 

 

Year 2

 

 

Semester 1

 

 

BAEN2001

Design Integration Lab: Materials

6

BADP2002

City Form and Development

6

BADP2003

Light and Sound

6

 

Elective

6

Semester 2

 

 

BADP2004

Building Technologies

6

BADP2001

Algorithmic Architecture      

6

BAEN2002

Design Integration Lab: Energy 

6

 

Elective

6

Year 3

 

 

Semester 1

 

 

BAEN3001

Design Integration Lab:Urban

6

BADP3001

Designing for Environmental Quality

6

BDES3023

Architectural Technologies 3

6

 

Elective

6

Semester 2

 

 

BADP3002

Property and the Built Environment

6

BAEN3002

Design Integration Lab: Capstone         

12

BDES3025

Architectural Professional Practice (compulsory for students intending to apply for Master of Architecture)

6


Students may, with the permission of the unit coordinator concerned, enrol in elective units of study from the school's tables of graduate units, provided they have completed at least 96 credit points with a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 70.

The understanding of this wider framework, and the full range of methodologies used to analyse and synthesise it, will add breadth to your immediate professional capabilities as well as preparing you for specialist career pathways offered by the School's full range of postgraduate courses.

These include pathways to: