Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours)/Master of Architecture

 

Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) and Master of 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 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the University school, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course Resolutions

1 Course Codes

Code

Course title

 BHDARARC-01

Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) and Master of Architecture

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule and the Coursework Policy 2015.

4 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 requirements are found in the Coursework Rule and the Coursework Policy.

5 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) are set out in Table N.
(2)
The units of study that may be taken for the Master of Architecture are set out in Table N.
(3)
To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) and Master of Architecture, a candidate must complete a total of 240 credit points, comprising:
(a)
114 credit points of core units of study from Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) and Master of Architecture Table N.
(b)
12 credit points of elective units of study from Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) and Master of Architecture Table N.
(c)
6 credit points of the Master of Architecture pre-requisite unit of study, BDES3025 Architectural Professional Practice
(d)
18 credit points of honours preparatory units
(e)
12 credit point Architecture Dissertation from Table N
(f)
78 credit points of core units of study from the Master of Architecture Table N.

6 Progression rules

(1)
Progression to the fourth year Honours component requires:
(a)
a weighted average mark of at least 70 across all units of study in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture
(b)
a dissertation topic developed by the student
(c)
confirmation from an appropriate member of full-time or fractional academic or research staff that they are willing to supervise the student.
(2)
Progression to the Master of Architecture requires:
(a)
a credit average across all units in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture
(b)
completion of the Master of Architecture prerequisite unit of study, BDES3025 Architecture Professional Practice
(3)
In exceptional circumstances, a candidate that doesn’t meet these requirements may be allowed to progress to the next stage with approval of the Head of School and Dean of the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.

7 Cross-institutional study

Cross-institutional study is not available in this course.

8 International exchange

The University school permits candidates in this course to participate in international exchange programs in second year, or semester 1 of fourth year. For more information on international exchanges, refer to the Study Abroad and Exchange Office.

9 Course transfer

A candidate may abandon the combined program and elect to complete either the Bachelor of Design in Architecture, the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours), or the Bachelor of Design in Architecture and the Master of Architecture, in accordance with the resolutions governing those degrees.

10 Credit for previous study

Credit transfer is subject to the provisions of the Coursework Policy 2014 and the Resolutions of the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.