Bachelor of Design - Architectural Studies (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Architecture engages with the design, theory and practice of making spaces and environments for human activity. This degree focuses on sustainable systems and the application of advanced digital design tools to address sustainability. Students will be inspired and empowered to create environments with a positive impact on human health, environmental quality, social relationships and urban systems. Students undertake architectural design projects with a practical edge which will require them to think logically about how buildings function and are constructed. Designers learn and develop these skills in synthesis with innovative and creative thinking. Students will graduate with an honours level qualification and can progress on to a one-year Master of Architecture and gain the required practical experience to be an architect.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12, or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA)

Structure:

Up to 20 specified units relating to the Architectural Studies major; 4 core units; and complementary studies comprising of a minor plus 4 electives; or 2 minors; or a second major.

Subjects you can Study:

Architectural studies

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 postgraduate and research degrees are 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 students. Applicants who 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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info No Full time 4 years
At QUT, courses are designed with a balanced mix of theory and practical experience to ensure students are well-equipped for their chosen profession. QUT seeks the advice of industry, government and the professions, ensuring their degrees respond to changing employer demands, and reinforcing QUT's reputation as a university for the real world.

QUT's Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove campuses are in the centre of Brisbane, with the Caboolture campus located in the rapidly expanding northern corridor halfway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. All campuses are well-serviced by public transport.

The Gardens Point campus is located in Brisbane's CBD, facilitating QUT's relationship with business, industry and government, and is adjacent to the Brisbane River, City Botanic Gardens and Parliament House. The Science and Engineering Centre brings together teaching and research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, provides cutting-edge social and collaborative learning spaces for students, and is headquarters to QUT's research Institute for Future Environments. The centre also includes a food court, retail outlets, a 50m FINA-standard indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and student bar.

At Kelvin Grove a modern urban village development integrates the campus with residential, retail, health and recreational facilities. The University's award-winning Creative Industries Precinct provides state-of-the-art learning facilities as well as hosting performances, exhibitions and seminars in purpose-built spaces. Kelvin Grove campus also hosts the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation which houses close to 400 scientists researching in areas that span biotechnology and biomedical engineering; and the Centre for Physical Activity, Health and Clinical Education, which accommodates world-class teaching and community clinics.

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

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