Admission to 8131 Urban Development and Design Program (72 UOC) is for students who have a recognised four year Bachelor degree or equivalent in an appropriate cognate discipline or have completed the 7131 Graduate Certificate. Admission is also open to graduates of a recognised three year undergraduate degree in Architecture studies. All applicants must have achieved a minimum of a credit average (equivalent to a WAM of 65 or above) in their Bachelor degree. Additionally, applicants will need to submit a portfolio to support their application.
Relevant disciplines would typically include design and non-design based disciplines in the built environment, design and engineering: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture, Design, Planning, Property Development, Construction, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Transport Engineering.
Additional selection criteria for admission to this program:
The portfolio should include sample works from various stages of the applicant's previous degree(s) and/or work experience. Text should accompany all drawings/images to explain the projects and specify the applicant's individual contribution to any group projects and/or workplace projects.The portfolio must be in digital format.
Applicants with a planning, property development, construction or engineering degree are encouraged to use the portfolio to demonstrate their interest and capacity for contributing to the urban design studio learning experience. These applicants may choose to include visual presentations (panels or posters) or other illustrated material supported by text that expresses physical and spatial concepts.