Bachelor of Design in Architecture

 

Bachelor of Design in Architecture

Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours)


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Course Resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

BUDARCHI-01

Bachelor of Design in Architecture

BHDARCHH-01

Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is full time only.

3 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.

4 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for this award are set out in Table A.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the pass degree, a candidate must successfully complete 144 credit points, comprising:
(a)
102 credit points of core units of study and
(b)
a minimum of 42 credit points of elective units of study, including a minimum of 12 credit points of 2000-level and 3000-level elective units of study as listed in Table A.
(3)
Candidates for the Bachelor of Design in Architecture proceeding to the Master of Architecture are required to complete the designated prerequisite unit(s) of study listed in Table A.

5 Requirements for the Honours degree

(1)
Honours is available to meritorious candidates who complete an additional year of full time study, after the completion of the pass degree.
(2)
Admission, requirements and award of Honours are according to the resolutions of the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.

6 Award of the degree

(1)
The Bachelor of Design in Architecture is awarded in the grades of either Pass or Honours. The honours degree is awarded in classes ranging from First Class to Second Class according to the rules specified in the Resolutions of the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.
(2)
Candidates for the award of the Honours degree who do not meet the requirements, and who have not already graduated, will be awarded the pass degree. Students who fail or discontinue the honours program may not re-enrol in it, except with the approval of the Head of School and Dean.

7 Credit for previous study

Credit transfer is subject to the provisions of the Coursework Rule and the Resolutions of the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Candidates for the Bachelor of Design in Architecture who enrolled prior to 2015, not withstanding any credit transfer, must complete BDES3010, BDES3011, BDES3012, BDES3020, BDES3023 and not less than 6 additional senior credit points of units of study from Table A. Candidates for the Bachelor of Design in Architecture who enrolled in 2015 and onwards, not withstanding any credit transfer, must complete BDES3026, BDES3011, BDES3027 and not less than 6 additional senior credit points of units of study from Table A.
Proposed New Units of Study Current Units of Study to be Considered for
Deletion in the Future but maintained for
transitional arrangements
BDES1026 Architecture Studio 1A BDES1010: Architecture Studio 101
BDES1024: Art Workshop 1
BDES1027 Architecture Studio 1B BDES1020: Architecture Studio 102
BDES1012: Architectural Communications 1
BDES2026 Architecture Studio 2A BDES2010: Architecture Studio 201
BDES2012: Architectural Communications 2
BDES2027 Architecture Studio 2B BDES2020: Architecture Studio 202
BDES2021: Architectural History/Theory 2
BDES3026 Architecture Studio 3A BDES3010: Architecture Studio 301
BDES3023: Architectural Technologies 3
BDES3027 Architecture Studio 3B BDES3020: Architecture Studio 302
BDES3012: Architectural Communications 3