University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Design (Architecture)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Architecture is a creative and exciting profession that combines technology, ecology, philosophy, art and science to solve the problems of the built environment. Homes, office buildings, opera houses, art galleries, schools and factories are all designed by architects.


  • In the Bachelor of Design (Architecture) program students are required to complete 240 units, which is comprised of: 220 units of core courses
  • and 20 units of elective courses.


  • Architecture

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Any 2 units of English plus recommended study of Industrial Technology and/or Visual Arts


If registration and practice as an architect is desired, then students must also complete the Master of Architecture program. The Master of Architecture degree is recognised for registration by the State Boards of Architects, the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia and the Australian Institute of Architects. The Master of Architecture, along with a minimum of two years' professional experience and a professional practice exam conducted by the State Boards of Architects, leads to registration as an architect.

Study pathways

Credit transfer agreements with TAFE NSW and other education providers are under continuous negotiation.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Callaghan International: $102,720
  • ATAR: 65.00
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

The Bachelor of Design (Architecture) may be awarded as an ordinary degree or 'With Distinction'.

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