Bachelor of Architecture and Environments

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Table D: Bachelor of Architecture and Environments

Students must complete 144 credit points, including:
(a) 120 credit points of core unit of study
(b) 24 credit points of elective units of study, including:
(i) a minimum of 12 credit points of 2000-level or 3000-level elective units of study as listed in Table D

Core units of study

1000-level units of study
DECO1006
Design Process and Methods
6      Semester 1
BDES1011
Architectural History/Theory 1
6    A HSC Mathematics and HSC English Standard
N DESA1102
Semester 1
BDES1012
Architectural Communications 1
6    A HSC Mathematics and HSC English Standard or equivalent
N DESA1001
Semester 1
AWSS1002
Sketching and Drawing the Built Environment
6    N AWSS1001 or DESA1601 or DESA1602
Semester 1
BADP1001
Empirical Thinking
6    C BDES1023 and DAAE1001
Semester 2
BAEN1001
Design in Architecture
6      Semester 2
BDES1023
Architectural Technologies 1
6    N DESA1102
Semester 2
DAAE1001
Living Cities
6    A DECO1006 and DECO1012 and BDES1011 and AWSS1001
Semester 2
2000-level units of study
BADP2002
City Form and Development
6    P DAAE1001 or (DAAE2002 and ENGG1850)
Semester 1
BADP2003
Light and Sound
6    C BAEN2001 and BADP2002
Semester 1
BAEN2001
Design Integration Lab: Materials
6    C BADP2002 and BADP2003
Semester 1
BADP2001
Algorithmic Architecture
6    A Basic skills in 3D modelling
C BAEN2002 and (BDES2013 or BADP2004)
Semester 2
BAEN2002
Design Integration Lab: Energy
6    C BADP2001 and (BDES2013 or BADP2004)
Semester 2
BADP2004
Building Technologies
6    A AWSS1002
P BDES1023
C BAEN2002
Semester 2
3000-level units of study
BDES3023
Architectural Technologies 3
6    P (BDES2013 or BADP2004) or BDES2613
N DAAP3002 or BDES3603
Semester 1
BADP3001
Designing for Environmental Quality
6    C BAEN3001
Semester 1
BAEN3001
Design Integration Lab: Urban
6    P DAAE1001 and BADP2002
C BDES3023 and BADP3001
Semester 1
BADP3002
Property and the Built Environment
6    P DAAE1001 and BADP2002
C BAEN3002
Semester 2

Master of Architecture - Prerequisite unit of study

BDES3025
Architectural Professional Practice
6    P BDES3023 or BDES3026 or BDES3616
Semester 2

Capstone Unit

BAEN3002
Design Integration Lab: Capstone
12    P BAEN2001 and BAEN2002 and (BAEN3001 or BAEN3601)
C BADP3002
Semester 2

Elective units of study

1000-levelunits of study
DECO1012
Design Programming
6      Semester 1
DESA1004
Designing with Surfaces and Light
6    N DESA2612
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 2
2000-level units of study
DECO2103
Architectural Modelling and Prototyping
6    A Basic understanding of design principles and design processes and how to apply them in practical design projects
P DESA1555 and completion of at least 36 credit points
Semester 1
DECO2101
Fundamentals of Visual Design
6    N DECO1015

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is for students who are not enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing. Students from the Bachelor of Design Computing should enrol in DECO1015.
Semester 1
DAAE2011
Intro to Visual Communication Design
6    N DAAE2009 or DECO1015 or DECO2101
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
GEOS2123
The Geography of Cities and Regions
6    P 6 credit points of first year Geosciences units.
N GEOS2923
Semester 1
DAAE2005
Designing with Colour
6      Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
BADP2005
City Design and Urban Ecology
6    A It will be assumed that students have a basic awareness of social, environmental and political circumstances surrounding climate change, urban development and the concepts of sustainability.
P 12 credit points of 1000-level units including DAAE1001
Semester 2
DAAE2008
Innovative Building Structures
6    P BDES1023
N DESA2206
Semester 2
DECO2015
Design for Innovation
6   

It is recommended students first complete either DECO2016 or DECO1006 and/or DESN1000 before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 2
DAAE2001
Australian Architecture
6    N DESA2305
Semester 2
3000-level units of study
DESA3007
Prefab Architecture

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
ARCH3108
Industry and Community Projects
6    A Upper-level disciplinary knowledge
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
DECO3101
Innovation Design Studio
6   

It is recommended students first complete either DECO2016 or DECO1006 and DECO2015 before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 1
DESA3003
Architectural Detailing

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DAAE3001
Sustainable Architectural Practice
6    P BDES1023 or (DAAE1001 and DESA3011) or (DAAE2002 and DESP1001)
Semester 1
DESA3004
Architecture and Diagrams
6    P 48 Credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DESA3009
Advanced Fabrication
6    P 96 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
GEOS3520
Urban Citizenship and Sustainability
6    P 24 credit points of Intermediate units of study, including 6 credit points from the following (GEOS2112 or GEOS2912 or GEOS2123 or GEOS2923 or GEOS2115 or GEOS2915 or GEOS2121 or GEOS2921 or SOILS2002 or LWSC2002)
N GEOS3920
Semester 1
DESA3008
Architectural Models: Theory and Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
DECO3006
Animation and Motion Design

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N DECO1017
Semester 2
DESA3010
Code to Production
6    P 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December