Overview

Create inspiring architecture of social and environmental value. This degree prepares you for work in architecture and other design-based industries as you study the practice and theory of architecture. Learn how to design buildings and their settings to meet the needs of individuals and communities, taking sustainability, culture and economy into consideration.Lectures and design studio sessions cover architectural design, architectural communications, architectural history and theory, architectural science, the environment and technologies, and architectural construction and structures.Combined with the Master of Architecture, this degree offers you an enviable head start in contemporary and multidisciplinary design practice.

Program Code

3261

UAC Code

423000

CRICOS Code

061903M

Total units of credit (UOC)

144

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

441

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Architect
  • Specialist architect
  • Building scientist
  • Architect in a multidisciplinary design practice
  • Architect in a government department

Accreditation / Professional Recognition

The Bachelor of Architectural Studies is an undergraduate pathway to the professionally accredited postgraduate Master of Architecture, which has professional recognition from the NSW Architects Registration Board and Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA). To become a registered architect, you must also complete two years of professional work experience and undertake the professional practice exam.

Entry requirements

2019 Lowest ATAR 1

90.00

2019 Lowest Selection Rank 2

95.00

2020 Guaranteed Entry 3

95.00

2019 A levels 4

18

2019 IB Diploma 5

37

2019 QLD OP 6

4

1. 2019 Lowest ATAR

The 2019 Lowest ATAR is the lowest ATAR (before adjustment factors were applied) to which an offer was made. Where <5 is listed, this indicates that less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made and so the score has not been published. N/A indicates no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.

2. 2019 Lowest Selection Rank

The 2019 Lowest Selection Rank (LSR) is the adjusted rank (ATAR plus adjustment factors) you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019.

3. 2020 Guaranteed Entry

Find more information on Guaranteed Entry here.

4. 2019 A levels

The 2019 A levels score is based on four Advanced Level (A2) subject. Entry scores are calculated from the best three or four A2 subjects (excluding repeated subjects) using the following values: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1. At most one Applied A Level subject may be included in the best four subjects used to calculate the aggregate.

5. 2019 IB Diploma

The 2019 IB Diploma is an indication of the IB you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

6. 2019 QLD OP

QLD OP is an indication of the OP you would have needed to gain entry to this degree in 2019. It is to be used as a guide only.

How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university. On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission.

Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply. For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January. Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

Alternative entry or pathways

Built Environment Portfolio Entry

With Built Environment Portfolio Entry, you can submit a portfolio of your best creative work to showcase your talent and boost your chance of admission. Your portfolio submission should be a summary of your best creative output, it should describe your creative process and provide evidence of your creative skills and imagination.

Portfolio Entry is optional. Applicants who do not submit an application under this scheme will be assessed on their ATAR (or equivalent) only. Following your submission, assessors will review your portfolio and cover letter and may invite you for an interview. For more information visit Built Environment's Portfolio Entry.

Of note: Built Environment Portfolio Entry is only available to domestic students or international students studying onshore in Australia.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$9,527*

Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 2

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included.

Other information

You may be eligible to enrol in a separate year Honours program upon completion of this degree. Find out more.

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