Bachelor of the Built Environment

Melbourne Polytechnic

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00724G

This program was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level.

Subjects

  • Built environment

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years):
  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 VCE or equivalent with a minimum ATAR score of 65
  • Minimum score of 25 in one of the VCE Units 3 and 4 subjects or equivalent
  • Minimum score of 25 in any maths
  • Participate in a selection interview
  • Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study:
  • Completion of the Melbourne Polytechnic Advanced Diploma of Building Design or equivalent at another institution
  • Applicants with qualifications in related (e.g. Interior Design) fields to be assessed individually
  • Participate in a selection interview and presentation of a folio of work
  • Applicants with higher education:
  • A complete or incomplete higher education qualification
  • Participate in a selection interview
  • Applicants with work and life experience:
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience
  • Participate in a selection interview

Study pathways

The Bachelor of the Built Environment has been designed to enable students to articulate from the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) and receive the equivalent of 144 credit points out of a total of 288 for the course, equivalent to 3 out of 6 semesters.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Epping Domestic: $8,440
No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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