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  • Objectives
    The construction industry is increasingly looking to multi-skilled graduates. Deakin's Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management ensures that you graduate with both architecture and construction management specialisations. This combined course offers an excellent mix of hands-on practice and theory, with study areas including building economics and law, project management, building technology, measurement and estimation, quantity surveying, building surveying, building practice, architectural ideas, history, philosophy, design, sustainability and communication, together with building science and technology. Accelerated programs are available, which allow the five-year course to be completed in four years. The Bachelor of Construction Management is one of only three in Australia to achieve the prestigious Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accreditation.
  • Entry requirements
    Applicants should have successfully completed VCE or equivalent. Refer to the VTAC Guide for the latest pre-requisite information Those aged 21 or over on 1 January and who do not hold VCE or equivalent should apply under Alternative Admission. This category is open to those who do not satisfy normal entrance requirements, but can demonstrate relevant work or life experience.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management
  • Course description
    Professional recognition
    This innovative combined course is accredited by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). This program is also accredited by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, the Architects Registration Board of Victoria and the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia, when followed by the Master of Architecture (Design) S701.

    Career opportunities

    Deakin graduates are highly regarded and are readily accepted into the architecture and building industry. This combined course facilitates your entry into private architectural firms or government organisations, as well as property development companies, building companies and large manufacturing firms. You may also start your own practice.

    Course rules
    The course comprises 40 credit points, taken over a period of five years of full-time study or part-time equivalent. All core units must be completed.

    All students are required to complete at least one wholly online unit.


    Course structure


    Year 1
    Trimester 1


    SRA143 Art and Society  

    SRC163 Graphic and Coded Communication 1  

    SRD163 Architecture Design 1A  

    SRT153 Building Materials Science  

    SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

    *SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit


    Trimester 2

    SRD164 Design Studio 1b Innovation and Digital Applications  *

    SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  

    SRT159 Technology Projects 1  

    * 2 credit points

    Year 2
    Trimester 1


    SRA215 Utopian Ideals in the Modern World  

    SRC221 Computer Aided Modelling  

    SRD263 Architecture Design 2A  

    SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  


    Trimester 2

    SRD264 Design Studio 2b Environment and Adaptation  *

    SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  

    SRT259 Technology Projects 2  

    * 2 credit points


    Year 3
    Trimester 1

    SRC362 Project Documentation  

    SRD363 Architecture Design 3A  

    SRM181 Project Management 1  

    Plus one elective

     

    Trimester 2

    SRA216 Australian Perspectives  

    SRD364 Architecture Design 3B  

    SRE170 Construction Finance  

    SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  


    Year 4
    Trimester 1

    SRE270 Building Economics  

    SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

    SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

    SRM281 Project Management 2  


    Trimester 2

    SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

    SRM261 Contract Administration 2  

    SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

    SRM381 Project Management 3  


    Year 5
    Trimester 1


    SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  

    SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

    SRM489 Professional Practice  

    SRT358 Building Environmental Services  


    Trimester 2

    SRA341 The City  

    SRE464 Building Project Evaluation  

    SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

    SRR401 Honours Thesis A  
    * Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management: (accelerated program)


    The Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management may be taken as an accelerated program. By taking selected units in trimester 3 the course can be completed in four years. Students enrol in the same course and course code as the normal program and entirely at their option, enrol in the units offered over Trimester 3.

    Year 1
    Trimester 1

    SRA143 Art and Society  

    SRC163 Graphic and Coded Communication 1  

    SRD163 Architecture Design 1A  

    SRT153 Building Materials Science  

    SRA010 Safety Induction Program  *

    *SRA010 - 0 cp safety unit


    Trimester 2

    SRD164 Design Studio 1b Innovation and Digital Applications  *

    SRT151 Construction and Structures 1  

    SRT159 Technology Projects 1  

    * 2 credit points

    Year 2
    Trimester 1


    SRA215 Utopian Ideals in the Modern World  

    SRC221 Computer Aided Modelling  

    SRD263 Architecture Design 2A  

    SRT251 Construction and Structures 2  


    Trimester 2

    SRD264 Design Studio 2b Environment and Adaptation  *

    SRT257 Building Environmental Studies 1  

    SRE170 Construction Finance  

    * 2 credit points


    Trimester 3

    SRT358 Building Environmental Services  

    SRE270 Building Economics  

    SRM181 Project Management 1  


    Year 3
    Trimester 1


    SRD363 Architecture Design 3A  

    SRE272 Measurement and Estimating 1  

    SRM161 Contract Administration 1  

    Plus one elective


    Trimester 2

    SRT351 Construction and Structures 3  

    SRD364 Architecture Design 3B  

    SRE372 Measurement and Estimating 2  

    SRM261 Contract Administration 2  


    Trimester 3

    SRM310 Project Planning and Scheduling  

    SRE373 Measurement and Estimating 3  


    Year 4
    Trimester 1


    SRM461 Contract Administration 3  

    SRC362 Project Documentation  

    SRM489 Professional Practice  

    SRM281 Project Management 2  


    Trimester 2

    SRA216 Australian Perspectives  

    SRA341 The City  

    SRE464 Building Project Evaluation  

    SRT259 Technology Projects 2  


    Trimester 3

    SRQ462 Building Cost Planning  

    SRM381 Project Management 3  

    SRR401 Honours Thesis A  

     
    Admission requirements - general
    Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
    In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
    For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.


    Admission requirements - specific

    Applicants should have successfully completed VCE or equivalent. Refer to the VTAC Guide for the latest pre-requisite information

    Those aged 21 or over on 1 January and who do not hold VCE or equivalent should apply under Alternative Admission. This category is open to those who do not satisfy normal entrance requirements, but can demonstrate relevant work or life experience.


    Advanced standing - general
    The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

    You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.

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