Bachelor of Architecture and Environments

University of Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00026A

This comprehensive degree places architecture within the context of the wider built environment and examines the relationship between architects and other professions. Students will gain a broad understanding of urban design and policy and the technologies that underpin contemporary design. Technical and critical expertise is acquired through studio and tutorial work, lab sessions, lectures, seminars, field trips, and workshops. Students will engage with problems of design related to architecture, materials, energy and sustainability, and urban form. The course equips graduates with the skills needed to work both in Australia and abroad.

Structure

144 credit points. Architecture, Design and Planning electives may include acoustics, lighting, structures, design computing. Electives may also be taken in other areas of the University.

Subjects

  • Architectural and environmental design
  • Architectural history and theory
  • Architectural sciences and technologies
  • Property and sustainability
  • Urban design and planning

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 and performance in individual HSC subjects
  • Assumed knowledge: English (advanced), HSC mathematics or equivalent.

Recognition

B Architecture and Environments, followed by M Architecture, is accredited for professional recognition by the NSW Architects Registration Board, the Australian Institute of Architects and the Commonwealth Association of Architects. Both degrees have international recognition. If followed by M Urban and Regional Planning it leads to professional registration with the Planning Institute of Australia. If followed by M Architectural Science (Illumination Design) it leads to accreditation by the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Study pathways

This program followed by the Master of Architecture leads to professional recognition by the NSW Architects Registration Board, the Australian Institute of Architects and the Commonwealth Association of Architects. Both degrees have international recognition.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Camperdown/Darlington
  • ATAR: 78
No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Dedicated studios and computer laboratories with 24-hour access, analogue and digital fabrication equipment in the technical workshops, and architecture workshop facilities.

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