Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Design in Architecture

The Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Design in Architecture is offered jointly with the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies. The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies is the point of contact for all enquiries regarding admission, candidature and graduation.

 

Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Design in Architecture


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course title
HH046 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Design in Architecture

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

3 Streams

(1)
The Bachelor of Engineering is available only in the Civil Engineering stream in this combined degree program. Completion of a stream is a requirement of the Bachelor of Engineering.
(2)
Streams available for the Bachelor of Design in Architecture are listed under the course resolution for the Bachelor of Design in Architecture. Completion of a stream is not a requirement of the course. Candidates may transfer between streams in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture.

4 Cross faculty management

(1)
Candidates in this combined degree program will be under the general supervision of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies for the duration of the combined program.
(2)
The Deans of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies and the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning shall jointly exercise authority in any matter concerned with the combined course not otherwise dealt with in these resolutions.

5 Admission to candidature

Admission to this course is on the basis of a secondary school leaving qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), tertiary study or an approved preparation program. English language requirements must be met where these are not demonstrated by sufficient qualifications taught in English. Special admission pathways are open for mature aged applicants who do not possess a school leaving qualification, educationally disadvantaged applicants and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are ranked by merit and offers for available places are issued according to the ranking. Details of admission policies are found in the Coursework Rule.

6 Requirements for award

To qualify for the award of the combined degree, a candidate must successfully complete 240 credit points in accordance with the unit of study tables for the Civil Engineering combined with Design in Architecture degree.

7 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious candidates, in either or both the Bachelor of Engineering or the Bachelor of Design in Architecture.
(2)
Admission and award requirements for honours in the Bachelor of Engineering are listed in the resolution for the Bachelor of Engineering degree. Admission and award requirements for honours in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture are listed in the resolutions of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning.

8 Award of the degrees

(1)
Candidates will be awarded a separate testamur for each degree completed.
(2)
The Bachelor of Engineering and the Bachelor Design in Architecture are awarded in the grades of either Pass or Honours. The honours degrees are awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Second Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies and the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning.
(3)
Candidates who do not meet the requirements for the award of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) but have otherwise satisfied the requirements of the Bachelor of Engineering shall graduate with the pass degree.
(4)
Candidates for the award of the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the pass degree.

9 Course transfer

A candidate may abandon the combined program and elect to complete either the Bachelor of Engineering or the Bachelor of Design in Architecture in accordance with the resolutions governing that degree. Completion of the abandoned degree in the future will require a new application for admission to that course and completion in accordance with the resolutions governing that degree.

10 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.