What will I learn?
Design for a climate of change
With specialization in Architecture, the Bachelor of Architecture and Built Environments engages students in a series of creative design projects that explore a future where social responsibility and environmental sustainability are key elements in the design and making of new buildings, places and spaces.
You will develop innovative approaches, critical thinking, and the creative skills to respond to the challenging issues facing society and will learn to push the boundaries of architectural and design practice.
The course is underpinned by substantial design studio and workshop components, integrated with studies in relevant histories and theories, building technologies, professional studies and design communication.
You ill also have opportunities to participate in the Learning-by-Making program that has been a special feature of the School is learning experience for more than 25 years. The practical experience program is integrated throughout the degree, developing critical participatory skills and learning methods that are invaluable for when you graduate and are starting your future career.
The Bachelor of Architecture and Built Environments prepares all graduates for architectural and design practice and research, with a focus on environmentally sustainable design. Your learning experiences will place you at the leading edge of architecture and design and will enrich your creativity and innovative thinking.
The Bachelor of Architecture and Built Environments (Interior Design) prepares graduates for interior design practice as independent designers, within interior design practices or in multidisciplinary architecture and design practices. The focus of the course is on commercial, retail, residential and public interiors.
When you study with us, you will gain multi-disciplinary and work-ready skills demanded by employers, including evidence-based problem solving, critical thinking, decision-making, effective communication and time management. Through our extensive practical opportunities and hands-on projects, you also graduate with a portfolio of your own work that has been created in consultation with real clients, giving you an edge for your future career. Our Interior Design program prepares graduates for professional practice either as independent designers or within interior design or multi-disciplinary architectural consultancies.
Our graduates have very transferable skills across the program, and have pursued careers in fields such as:
Commercial interior design
Construction and project management
Disaster relief and international aid
Museum and exhibition design
Adaptive re-use design
Industrial and product design
Heritage and conservation
Digital interaction design
Health and aged care design
Education design for preschools through to universities
Which department am I in? Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology
Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5); TOEFL (IBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19); PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42; UTAS Access-English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade; Upper Secondary School Certificate of Graduation (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho) - Overall average of 2.75 of all graded subjects.
Students must have qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. They must have a broad academic background and a demonstrated interest in, commitment to and aptitude for design. They must also satisfy the following English language requirements: TOEFL (PBT) 550 TWE 4.5; PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42; UTAS Access - English Level 6 - 60 per cent (no individual score less than 55 per cent); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$24,500.00 (US$ 19,164) per year
26 February 2018, 16 July 2018
Launceston Campus Newnham Drive, Newnham, LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, 7250, LAUNCESTON, Australia