Architecture Major

Bachelor of Design

Architects combine creative vision, innovation, technological understanding and architectural theory to shape how we live.

The Architecture major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Architecture major.

Students who are planning to undertake the Master of Architectural Engineering will need to complete additional prerequisites. More information on prerequisites can be found here. Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Students Commencing Semester 1 - 2022 Onwards

Year 1
Semester 1

ARCH10004 Design History and Theory in the Making

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

ARCH10003 Design Studio Alpha

ABPL10007 Environmental Technologies

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

ARCH20001 Design Studio Beta

ARCH20004 Design Processes and Techniques

ABPL20055 Global Foundations of Design

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

ARCH20002 Design Studio Gamma

ABPL20033 Architectural Technology

ARCH20003 Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMo

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

ARCH30001 Design Studio Delta

ABPL30041 Architectural Tectonics

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

ARCH30002 Capstone: Design Studio Epsilon

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Note:

  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
  • From 2023, ABPL20055 Global Foundations of Design will run in both semesters

Students Commencing Semester 2 mid-year - 2022 Onwards

Year 1
Semester 2

ARCH10004 Design History and Theory in the Making

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 1

ARCH10003 Design Studio Alpha

ABPL10007 Environmental Technologies

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

ARCH20001 Design Studio Beta

ABPL20033 Architectural Technology

ABPL20055 Global Foundations of Design

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

ARCH20002 Design Studio Gamma

ARCH20004 Design Processes and Techniques

Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 2

ARCH30001 Design Studio Delta

ABPL30041 Architectural Tectonics

ARCH20003 Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMo

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 1

ARCH30002 Capstone: Design Studio Epsilon

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Note:

  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
  • From 2023, ABPL20055 Global Foundations of Design will run in both semesters

Students Commencing Semester 1 between 2017 - 2021

Year 1
Semester 1

ABPL10004 Global Foundations of Design

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

ARCH10003 Design Studio Alpha

ARCH10002 Construction as Alchemy

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

ARCH20001 Design Studio Beta

ARCH20004 Design Processes and Techniques

ABPL20036 Environmental Building Systems

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

ARCH20002 Design Studio Gamma

ABPL20033 Architectural Technology

ARCH20003 Modern Architecture: Momo to Pomo

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

ARCH30001 Design Studio Delta

ABPL30041 Architectural Tectonics

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

ARCH30002 Capstone: Design Studio Epsilon

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

Students Commencing Semester 2 between 2017 - 2021

Year 1
Semester 2

ABPL10004 Global Foundations of Design

ARCH10001 Foundations of Design: Representation

Elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 1

ARCH10003 Design Studio Alpha

ARCH10002 Construction as Alchemy

Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

ARCH20001 Design Studio Beta

ABPL20033 Architectural Technology

ARCH20003 Modern Architecture: Momo to Pomo

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

ARCH20002 Design Studio Gamma

ABPL20036 Environmental Building Systems

ARCH20004 Design Processes and Techniques

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 2

ARCH30001 Design Studio Delta

ABPL30041 Architectural Tectonics

Elective

Breadth/Elective

Year 3
Semester 1

ARCH30002 Capstone: Design Studio Epsilon

Elective

Breadth/Elective

  Subject Leading to a Major   Major subject   Elective subject   Breadth subject

Note:

  • This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

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