Bachelor of Design in Architecture University of Technology Sydney - UTS

4.83 out of 5 from 6 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Bachelor of Design in Architecture is the first of two degrees needed to become an architect. Students wishing to qualify for professional recognition as architects must also complete the Master of Architecture (C04235). UTS architecture courses provide the skills and knowledge necessary to practise in the architectural profession and to be a future leader in the design of the built environment.

Through the Bachelor of Design in Architecture, students learn what it means to be an architect in a globalised world. This is achieved with a focus on how the profession can shape global cities through complex spatial thinking.

The first step is to deprogram preconceived ideas of architecture. Such an approach lays the foundations for creative spatial and material awareness, pushing the boundaries of traditional architectural practice.

UTS takes a hands-on approach to digital design and fabrication: students learn the software, material and model-making skills required to translate thought into form, right from the start. They have the opportunity to work on real-life projects and engage with stakeholders such as the Powerhouse Museum, ABC, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA), and Sydney Olympic Park Authority.

Students are globally connected with opportunities to study in, work in or visit cities such as Berlin, Los Angeles, New York and Tokyo. They hear from international experts through guest lectures and are connected to global competitions and scholarships like the Costenino Design Challenge or Frank Gehry internship program.

UTS Architecture is a young and vibrant architectural school, working from one of Australia's newest, leading-edge campuses. Its staff are actively engaged in the industry as practitioners and commentators, while its 24-hour studios are always abuzz with students who live and breathe architecture.

The Bachelor of Design in Architecture by itself does not lead to professional recognition as an architect. To become a professional architect, students must...

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July 2018
Year completed 2020

Positives: The positive aspects of my course is that I get the chance to learn about different softwares and express my creativity, my classmates are also really helpful and I have met some really interesting people through this course.

Negatives: The cost is a s big negative aspect because we have to pay for our own mater...

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July 2018
Year completed 2015

Positives: The course is very interesting it was really a good experience to gaining such amount of information in a good and healthy environment. This could help student to develop their creativity

Negatives: The course was very intense and the students may feel tired

My advice to future students is: The university as ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2013

The subjects and course work was really interesting most of the time. The lecturers and tutes were really engaging and knew so much about the industry. They're great sources of information and ideas so spend time getting to know them. It teaches you how to approach working in this area in an appropriate way.

My advice to f...

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

Positive- great course
Negative-uni needs better tutorial classrooms

My advice to future students is: Stay focused

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December 2017
Year completed 2016

I'm really glad I chose UTS. The first years subjects are quite theoretical (although, this is probably the case for most), but it expands and grows from there.

There are so many many skilled, knowledgable and progressive staff at UTS. This helps to ensure the course work is up to date and the learning environment is inte...

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December 2017
Year completed 2016

This is a good course to study and prepares student to gain enough knowledge to solve all work related to design.

I love designing and will recommend you to do as it is not hard as compared to other courses and it enhances your creativity to a great level

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