Bachelor of Architectural Design (Honours) (BArchDes(Hons))

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Academic Year

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The Bachelor of Architectural Design (Honours) allows students to develop knowledge and skills in research methods and apply them to a topic of interest. Students will deepen their understanding of architecture and research practices necessary for advanced qualifications such as the Master of Architecture or a PhD in Architecture. 

The Honours degree of Bachelor of Architectural Design is an AQF level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.


Condition of Enrolment

Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Architectural Design (Honours)

There shall be a Bachelor of Architectural Design (Honours).

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Architectural Design (Honours), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 24 units

Core Courses

  • Core Courses

    To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 24 units.

    All of the following courses must be completed:

    Students are required to complete both Part 1 and Part 2.

    Subject/Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
    DESST 4001A Honours Design Studies Part 1 0
    DESST 4001B Honours Design Studies Part 2 24