Undergraduate

Architecture

Architecture is the conceptualisation and design of built forms in response to economic, social and technological needs and desires.

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Student Central

The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

Country callers

1800 653 050

Email

[email protected]

Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

A major in Architecture provides a range of employment opportunities, including architecture (with further study), urban design (with further study), architectural drafting, architectural education/academia (with further study) or government policy. You could work in architectural and urban design practice, city and regional planning, government agencies, higher education, property development and architectural illustration and modelling.
A major in Architecture provides a range of employment opportunities, including architecture (with further study), urban design (with further study), architectural drafting, architectural education/academia (with further study) or government policy. You could work in architectural and urban design practice, city and regional planning, government agencies, higher education, property development and architectural illustration and modelling.
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Further Study

If you complete an Architecture major and Integrated Design major at a high enough level, you can proceed to the Master of Architecture by Coursework. The MArch is accredited by the Architects' Boards in each state and territory and is recognised by a number of international accreditation bodies. Completion of an Architecture major to a high enough level may also lead to further studies in a postgraduate Urban Design course.
If you complete an Architecture major and Integrated Design major at a high enough level, you can proceed to the Master of Architecture by Coursework. The MArch is accredited by the Architects' Boards in each state and territory and is recognised by a number of international accreditation bodies. Completion of an Architecture major to a high enough level may also lead to further studies in a postgraduate Urban Design course.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.

Domestic Fees

Undergraduate – Commonwealth supported students

Course Credit Points
144
Annual Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2017
$8,749.00
Typical Fee Range - 2017
$8,149.00 - $9,050.00
Average Annual Fee - 2016
$8,441.00
Typical Fee Range - 2016
$7,787.00 - $8,768.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for UWA bachelor’s degrees with a required Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of 80.00.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for school-leaver entry to UWA you are required to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of Education and obtain the minimum ATAR to gain a place in your chosen degree.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Architecture is the conceptualisation and design of individual buildings and urban landscapes in response to existing and emerging economic, technical and social needs.

About The Course

An undergraduate major in Architecture prepares you for postgraduate studies by introducing you to a range of technologies and production methods in a manner that encourages you to imagine a range of design outcomes and their applications.
Architecture

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 21-25 hours per week, plus own study time (in conjunction with Integrated Design major).
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-ARCTR
TISC Codes
  • UWDES
Architecture
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 21-25 hours per week, plus own study time (in conjunction with Integrated Design major).
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-ARCTR
TISC Codes
  • UWDES
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design
Faculty
  • Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education - Design
Architecture

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