Bachelor of Design - Architecture / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This double degree increases career options across design and engineering fields. 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. The Engineering (Honours) degree enables students to learn to identify and solve a variety of engineering problems. All students complete a foundation first-semester and choose from an engineering specialisation from a wide variety of majors.

Structure

  • 528 credit points. Design component: 240 credit points (20 units)
  • 4 core units, an Architecture major (12 units), and 4 architectural technology units. Engineering (Honours) component: 288 credit points
  • for professional recognition students will undertake at least 60 days of work placement as part of an accreditation requirement.

Subjects

  • Architecture
  • Engineering-civil
  • Engineering-computer and software systems
  • Engineering-electrical and aerospace
  • Engineering-electrical
  • Engineering-mechanical
  • Engineering-mechatronics
  • Engineering-medical
  • Engineering-chemical process

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).

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. Engineering: Engineers Australia.

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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gardens Point International: $220,400 No information available Yes No information available

Further information

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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