Bachelor of Design / Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

This double degree increases career options across design and urban development fields. The design program embraces current industry trends, with a strong focus on human-centred design. Studio experiences provide heightened design opportunities for industry/consumer-informed bespoke (hyper-tailored) systems, products and/or services. Students will develop visualisation skills, effective use of discipline relevant technology and acquire essential career self-management skills. Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and international exchanges provide opportunities to network and receive first-hand industry experience. The Urban Development (Honours) program educates students make positive contributions to the evolving world of built environment. Each major is designed to deliver an adaptable, innovative and work-ready graduate able to apply sound judgement and expertise in practice in their chosen field. Throughout the course students will experience a range of site visits and fieldwork that will link the theory in lectures to everyday situations in their chosen field of study.

Course Fee:


International: $187,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); Construction management - Year 12 or equivalent; Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA); Maths A, B or C (4,SA)

Structure:

480 credit points. Design component: 192 credit points (16 units); 4 core units and 12 major units. Urban Development (Honours) component: 288 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Architecture; Construction management; Interior architecture; Landscape architecture; Urban and regional planning. Not all combinations of majors are permitted.

Study Pathways:

On successful completion of the Bachelor of Design (Architecture), students will be eligible to apply for entry into the Master of Architecture. 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 students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Recognition:

Architecture: This course, along with the following Master of Architecture course, has received full accreditation from the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia, and full recognition from the Australian Institute of Architects. Graduates qualify for membership of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA), the professional body for Australian designers. Interior architecture: Design/Interior Architecture Educators' Association of Australia and New Zealand (IDEA. Urban Development: The Australian Institute of Building; The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors; The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; The Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia; The Planning Institute of Australia.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00213J

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gardens Point No info Yes Full time 5 years

Why study with us?

QUT lecturers are industry leaders who will link you to your chosen profession through real experiences and contacts.

Many of our courses offer you the flexibility to expand your knowledge into fields that your degree doesn’t traditionally explore—making study more stimulating and preparing you for a more agile future. You can also choose from an extensive range of double degrees for a competitive advantage that gives you greater variety in your study and career, plus opportunities and networks across two fields. There are also options to study online or undertake a short professional development course through QUTeX to apply quickly in your career.

Be career ready

You will gain experience in labs, studios and clinics, work on real projects as part of your course, and have opportunities to undertake course-related work with industry partners. We are ranked in the top 50 in the world for employer-student connections*.

Lay the groundwork for your entrepreneurial future at QUT. Students are empowered to realise great ideas, launch start-ups and social enterprises. In fact, more founders of start-ups have studied at QUT than any other Queensland university**.

In an increasingly global economy, you can be confident that your QUT qualification will be well regarded. We are ranked in the world’s top 250 universities***.

City-based campuses

Our campuses are located in central Brisbane and offer outstanding facilities including the award-winning Science and Engineering Precinct at Gardens Point campus, as well as a dedicated Creative Industries Precinct and new Education Precinct at Kelvin Grove campus.

 

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* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019.

**Startup Muster Report 2018.

***QS World University Rankings 2019.

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