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Bachelor of Architecture and Environments


This course prepares students for the diversity of professional roles that graduates of architectural bachelor's degrees are likely to enter, and provides the skills required of the next generation of built environment professionals.

You will learn the practice of architecture and its different contexts through an education that addresses the role of the built environment profession with the full range of professional and business capabilities necessary to achieve successful development of property and infrastructure in a globalised and development-centred economy.

This degree maintains a core architectural design education and extends this to include sustainable design, urban design, planning and policy, heritage and computational modelling which underlay contemporary design. The understanding of this wider framework, and the full range of methodologies used to analyse and synthesise it, will add breadth to your immediate professional capabilities as well as preparing you for specialist career pathways offered by the school's full range of postgraduate courses. These include pathways to:

  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Master of Urban Design
  • Master of Urbanism
  • Master of Architectural Science (Sustainable Design)
  • Master of Architectural Science (with specialisations in Audio and Acoustics, Illumination Design and High Performance Buildings)
  • Master of Design
  • Master of Architecture