Capitalise on the change and growth taking place in Western Sydney by undertaking our innovative Bachelor of Architectural Design, Australia’s newest architecture degree program.
This degree directly relates architectural design problems to urban transformation of contemporary cities, preparing architects for global employment by giving them the technological and intellectual skills to create sustainable, resilient, and well designed environments.
Note: An ATAR of 85 is expected for potential applicants. However, entry by portfolio is also possible. More details are in the handbook.
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Architecture at Western
The Bachelor of Architectural Design focuses on a studio based education that fosters creative thinking, hands-on making, collaboration, and interdisciplinary integration.
You will be provided with a combination of the skills and knowledge required by contemporary architects, including studies in spatial design, graphic communication, history and theory of architecture, digital design and fabrication, construction technology, and professional studies to meet all the accreditation pathway requirements of the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia and in conjunction with the proposed Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) program.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $31,440*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate of Architectural Design, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Industrial design
- Urban planning
- Interior Architecture
Architects design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings.
Construction Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings, building and construction
In this role, you'll help to shape communities from the ground up. As a specialist in land use, you will develop plans to accommodate growth, revitalise towns and cities, make communities more attractive to business and keep them vibrant and healthy.
Industrial Designers plan, design, develop and document products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of products for mass, batch and one-off production.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.