Top 20 in the world
Ranked top 20 in the world for Architecture/Built Environment in the QS World University Rankings 2020 by Subject.
The Bachelor of Design in Architecture is offered by the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, ranked top 20 in the world for Architecture/Built Environment*. This degree introduces you to the rewarding profession of architecture and is your first step to becoming a registered architect.
In this degree you will learn to design for the built environment through a studio-based program that involves working on real-world projects in and around Sydney. Opportunities for international exchange are also offered and provide you with a broader view of the role architecture can play in improving people's lives.
You will undertake a core program in architectural history and theory, communications, technology and design workshops. You will have access to electives drawn from across disciplines in arts, digital design, sustainability and urban design.
Your personal and professional interests in architecture are matched by our staff's discipline-leading research and the faculty's cutting edge facilities, including digital fabrication and modelling labs.
You will be exposed to exciting opportunities to expand your studio experience, participate in design and build projects. The Bachelor of Design in Architecture, combined with the Master of Architecture, gives you the skills you need to excel in your future career as a professional architect. Once you have gradated, you will join our esteemed alumni as a leader within the architecture profession.
Due to enrolment quotas, there are a limited number of places available in this degree.
Becoming a registered architect will open the world to you as the work of architects is no longer confined by geography. As a graduate, opportunities lie both within Australia and overseas, with a number of our past students having great successes internationally. By engaging with the environment, community and needs of clients and stakeholders, work as an architect can have a profound effect on people's lives around the world.
When you successfully complete the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (or equivalent), the next step towards becoming a registered architect is the Master of Architecture, a 2-year professional program that prepares you for the complex and challenging architecture profession.
When you graduate from the degree of Master of Architecture, you will be entitled to registration as an architect under the Architects Act 1921 (NSW), subject to obtaining two years of approved practical experience, at least 12 months of which must be subsequent to graduation, and passing an architectural practice examination before registration.
As a student, you are eligible for student membership of the Australian Institute of Architects. Here you will receive each issue of Architecture Australia, the New South Wales chapter Bulletin, and the AIA News. You may also attend Institute functions. Admission to Associate Membership of the Australian Institute of Architects is based on two years approved practical experience.
Vietnamese High School Graduation Certificate (Bang Tot Ngiep Trung hoc Pho thong) with the necessary GPA obtained from selected high schools gifted students (trường THPT chuyên)
GPA equivalent ATAR 90
Applicants are invited to submit a portfolio of work in support of your application. The portfolio will be considered as part of your application.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.0