Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Design - Architecture

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This course provides students with in-demand design skills and highly desirable business acumen to work in diverse global contexts. The business component gives students a strong theoretical and practical underpinning in the key disciplines, functions, principles and practices of business across national and international business environments with depth and specialisation in one or more business disciplines. The architecture and design degree focuses on sustainable systems and their application in design projects and is supported by the integration of teaching, practice and research. Students will learn to create environments with positive impacts on human health, environmental quality, social relationships and urban systems. They will study sustainable systems and undertake architectural design projects in practical studio settings. Upon graduation, students can progress onto a Master of Architecture and gain the required practical experience to become an architect.

Course Fee:


International: $157,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); and for Accountancy, Economics, Finance and Marketing: Maths A, B or C (4,SA).

Structure:

432 credit points (36 units). Business component: 192 credit points (16 units); 8 core units and 8 major units. Design component: 240 credit points (20 units); 4 core units, an Architecture major (12 units), and 4 architectural technology units. Students undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.

Subjects you can Study:

Accountancy; Advertising; Architecture; Economics; Finance; Human resource management; International business; Management; Marketing; Public relations.

Study Pathways:

Upon completion of the Master of Architecture and the required period of practical experience, graduates are eligible to sit for registration as an architect in Australia. Pathways to Master of Teaching (Secondary) and Master of Philosophy are also available. Students may be able to claim advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.

Further information:

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students. Individual faculties also offer support through prizes, awards and bursaries that reward and encourage student effort through the generous support of individuals, industry and government sponsors. Students that receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Architects Accreditation Council of Australia, Australian Institute of Architects. Dependent on Business major and units: CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Institute of Public Accountants. Account Planning Group Australia, the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association, the Australian Direct Marketing Association, the Communications Council, Youngbloods and nGen. Economics Society of Australia. Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Australian Human Resources Institute, Society of Human Resource Management (USA), Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Training and Development. Australian Institute of Export, the Logistics Association of Australia and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Australian Marketing Institute, the Market Research Society of Australia, the Australian Institute of Management, the American Marketing Association.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 4.5 years

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession. Our courses will give you the knowledge, connections and agility to take advantage of whatever the future holds. You will gain experience in our labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with our industry partners. Our students rate the quality of their educational experience at QUT higher than the national average (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, 2016 and 2017).

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. QUT ranks first in Queensland and second nationally for student entrepreneurs (Startup Muster Report 2017).

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked 20th in the world in the top universities under 50 years (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018). We are also ranked in the top 25 for employer-student connections (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019) and support your career preparation with workshops, careers fairs, work experience placements, and the opportunity to be matched with a career mentor in your industry.

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, and the recently expanded Creative Industries Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus. A new Education Precinct is due to open at Kelvin Grove in 2019.

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