What will I learn?
This course develops theoretical and practical skills in the design of the built environment as well as skills in computer-aided design and the preparation of design and working drawings. Focus is placed upon the special requirements for architecture, interior design and building construction in hot-humid tropical environments. The skills gained in this course will equip graduates to fulfill roles in the architecture and interior design industry. Other opportunities include further study leading to a degree in architecture and registration as an architect.
The first year of this course focuses on the representation of ideas in design while the second year focuses on concepts of space and the built form. The final year specialises in projects related to either interior design or architecture, with a regional focus. A candidate must successfully complete units totaling 240 credit points. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
The skills gained in this course will equip graduates to fulfill roles in the building industry as building designers or building technicians. Students have the opportunity to complete an additional year at another university to become an Interior Designer or to complete the Masters of Architecture at another university to be eligible for registration as an Architect.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts
Applicants must have minimum average of 80% in 4 core academic subjects. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Cambridge Advanced English (CAE)A minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module score of 50 with no score lower than 42.
The minimum academic entry requirements for admissions is the completion of a qualification deemed equivalent to Australian Year 12 by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score or prerequisite knowledge.
Other English Language Requirements:
Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.0; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency minimum overall grade of B2; Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall pass of 55% in Academic English 3; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Chisholm Institute
Box Hill Institute
Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$21,600.00 (US$ 16,896) per year
26 February 2018, 16 July 2018
Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, CASUARINA, Northern Territory, 0810, DARWIN, Australia