Bachelor of the Built Environment (Architecture) at University of Canberra, Australia

The Bachelor of the Built Environment (Architecture) will provide you with a broad understanding of what it takes to be an architect in today's globalized and dynamic environment.

Description

The Bachelor of the Built Environment (Architecture) will provide you with a broad understanding of what it takes to be an architect in today's globalized and dynamic environment. 


The architecture program focuses on architecture and the city, exploring how architecture studio, history and theory, technology and sustainability, and digital production and communication methods come together in the analysis and production of urban built form, and is contextualized by its location in Canberra, Australia's designed capital city.


This is the first of two degrees you'll need to acquire your professional license as an architect, the second being a Master of Architecture. 


This course is aimed at provide students with the knowledge and abilities necessary to practice architecture in the future and to become future leaders in the field of built environment design.

What you will Study


  1. Here, you will learn to think critically about architecture as a profession.


  1. Also, you will learn how to recognize the ethical responsibilities of the profession to society and the environment.


  1. Based on in-depth research, critique, and thought, you will learn how to develop architectural design proposals.


  1. You will learn how to work in an interactive design studio.


  1. You will learn how to use a combination of current and agile skills to achieve interpretive, compositional, and technical goals.

Work-Integrated Learning

Work-Integrated Learning is incorporated into this program, allowing you to participate in direct industry participation at every step of your studies.


One of the course's highlights is the opportunity to work with famous design professionals and industry practitioners to get valuable real-world architectural experience through the implementation of a number of "live" projects. Internships with local, national, and international architecture firms are also encouraged.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop a critical awareness of architecture as a profession and the ethical responsibilities of the profession to society and the environment.


  1. Developing architectural design concepts requires in-depth analysis, critique, and reflection.


  1. To inform interpretative, creative, and technical solutions, they combine and employ a variety of current and agile abilities.

Career Opportunities

  1. Specialist architect (in areas such as heritage)

  2. Architect (after the successful completion of a Master of Architecture degree)

  3. Architectural assistant

  4. Building designer

  5. Urban designer

  6. Policymaker

  7. Architectural journalist, researcher or educator

  8. BIM modeler

  9. Architectural renderer

  10. Project manager

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Admission to this program is determined by an entry rank. To achieve a rank, utilize one of the following methods:


  • Year 12 ATAR

  • other Australian Qualification

  • work experience

  • overseas qualification


We also have a number of entry programs that allow you to apply for admission to the university through different routes and methods.

English Requirements

  • IELTS - 6

  • TOEFL IBT - 60-78

  • TOEFL CBT - 170 - 210

  • PTE - 50 - 58

Tution Fee 

Tuition fees are calculated based on the units of study you enroll in each semester, as well as any HELP loans you may be qualified for as a domestic student. Your tuition and payment options will vary depending on the course you're doing and whether you're a domestic or international student.


  1. Tuition Fee - 97,800 AUD

  2. Living Cost - 18,600 AUD/Year

$34,000 per year
  • Level
    Bachelor
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    May
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), PTE
  • Scholarship
    20% Off Total Tuition Fee