Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This double degree increases career options across design and property economics 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 learn to create environments with positive impacts on human health, environmental quality, social relationships and urban systems. Upon graduation, students can progress onto a Master of Architecture and gain the required practical experience to become an architect. The property economics program provides details on the role of the numerous property professionals who assess, develop, value, finance and manage all classes of public and private property. It is designed for students who have an interest in the role that property plays in the Australian and international economy and a desire to participate in ensuring that the property industry remains economically and environmentally sustainable and meets the social needs of all members of society.
- 432 credit points. Design component: 240 credit points (20 units)
- 4 core units, an Architecture major (12 units), and 4 architectural technology units. Property Economics component: 192 credit points.
- Property economics
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)
- General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).
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. Property Economics: Australian Property Institute; The Valuers Registration Board of Queensland; The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents, Malaysia.
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.
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