Bachelor of Architectural Design

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program will put students on the path to a career as an architect. It combines classroom studies, fieldwork and practical experience to help students learn about designing buildings, urban systems, public places, transport nodes, and recreation and conservation areas. Students will also develop their design and creative problem-solving skills, and learn how to create designs that meet aesthetic, functional and user needs - now and in the future. A focus on sustainable design in tropical and subtropical climates will prepare students for work in Australia and the Asia-Pacific. In the third year, students will complete a supervised industry-based design project.


240 credit points


  • Creative Visual Strategies
  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Introduction to Architecture and Landscape Design
  • Architecture and Landscape Architecture History 1
  • Construction Materials and Practice
  • plus more

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • VET Award Certificate IV
  • Prerequisites: English
  • Recommended: Maths A or B


Australian Institute of Architects; Architects Accreditation Council of Australia; Board of Architects of Queensland, as an approved pathway program for the professionally accredited Master of Architecture.

Study pathways

Graduates from this program will be eligible for direct entry into the Master of Architecture subject to meeting the academic entry standard.

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