Bachelor of Architectural Studies

UNSW Sydney

This program provides academic education in the practice and theory of architecture. It requires full-time attendance for three years. In combination with the Master of Architecture, it is designed to deliver an architectural education appropriate to contemporary multidisciplinary professional practice. Progression through the program is by stages, each comprising two semester-long design studios and their corresponding supporting courses. Admission to each stage is subject to the successful completion of the design courses of the preceding stages, except where approval has been given by the Program Head. It also prepares students to undertake the Master of Architecture Program, a two year accredited degree required by students intending to undertake the professional examinations within their state or territory in order to become registered Architects.

Entry Requirements:

NSW HSC (Year 12) or equivalent; Australian students completing their high school studies have the opportunity to submit a portfolio of their work to support their ATAR (or equivalent)


The program provides students with a grounding in architectural design and related technical and academic knowledge. It prepares students to work in architecture and other design-based industries.

Subjects you can Study:

Architectural communications; Architectural design; Architectural history and theory; Architectural technology and architectural practice

Study Pathways:

Students wishing to undertake the optional research based Honours Year (48 units of credit) will need to have achieved a credit average (WAM 65+) in their Bachelor of Architectural Studies. Students generally progress to the Master of Architecture (entry based on academic merit WAM 65+).

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kensington 95.6 No Full time 3 years
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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