Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
In the three-year Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) degree you will learn to design architectural projects, big and small, for residential and public spaces in urban, suburban and other contexts. You’ll research historic and contemporary architecture, make precise drawings and diagrams, and use physical and three-dimensional digital models while developing your creative and critical thinking.Our program combines theory classes with practical studios. In the theory classes you will analyse the world in which we live. You’ll apply this knowledge and skills in studios as you design built environments and speculate about future possibilities for human occupation and ecological repair.You will develop your sense of ethical, social and environmental responsibility as you learn to understand diverse cultures and contexts, and apply building technology and environmental science knowledge to solve increasingly complex design scenarios.Our holistic approach to education, including classes in ethics and philosophy, and the opportunity to study a Minor in a discipline complementary to architecture, will extend your learning beyond the traditional architectural curriculum and prepare you for a dynamic professional life. Popular Minors that work well with Architecture are Archaeology, History, Environmental Management and Photography. See the full list of Minors under Program summary below. The freedom to choose a Minor from a complementary discipline allows you to follow your personal or professional interests and increases your graduate employability opportunities.Through this program you will be well placed to make a life-long contribution to the intellectual, cultural and civic life of communities.The Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) program can be a pathway to further study in the Master of Architecture program, and provides a strong foundation to develop the technical and communication skills, professional values and ethical practice required by architecture.
Architecture courses: 10 x 25 units of credit each (250 units of credit)Architecture courses: 2 x 50 units of credit each (100 units of credit)Core Curriculum: 3 x 25 units of credit each (75 units of credit)Communications course: 1 x 25 units of creditMinor: 6 x 25 units of credit courses (150 units of credit)
Standard entry requirements
Applicants with recent Secondary Education:Indicative ATAR of 80 or equivalent with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD)ORMinimum International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 28ORCompleted AQF Diploma or higher in a relevant discipline, from an accredited provider such as TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with a score of 50+ in ATAR English, ATAR Literature or ATAR English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD).Applicants with Higher Education Study:Other university studies completed at undergraduate level or higher, a minimum of 2 successfully completed subjects.Applicants with Vocational Education and Training (VET) study:Completed AQF Diploma or higher in a relevant discipline, from an accredited provider such as TAFE or a Registered Training Organisation (RTO).Applicants with Work and Life Experience:STAT scores of at least 150 in the Multiple Choice section and 150 in the Written English section are required.ORMature-age completion of two Year 12 WACE or HSC exams with a resulting ATAR of 80 or above.ORWestern Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) or equivalent results if these have been completed within the last 5 years.
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