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Bachelor of Building Design
Bachelor of Building Design

Bachelor of Building Design

  • ID:VU610037
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$20,290.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$30,900.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$20,290.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$155,160.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

​Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.

English requirements

You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency:

  • IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than: Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50)

  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

  • VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.

Other requirements

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).

OR:

Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).

Course Information

Develop an independent and creative approach to building design and learn about the cultural, social, technical and sustainable issues that are associated with the built environment.

As a student in the new Bachelor of Building Design, you’ll use innovative processes and practices of an architectural design studio to solve problems creatively, and determine solutions for a better future. Modern computer labs, design studios, site visits and interaction with industry practitioners will take you into 'real life' situations with industry briefs.

In this three-year Bachelor of Building Design degree, you will study and develop skills in:

  • building design (architectural)

  • building legislation and auditing

  • building codes

  • environmentally sustainable construction techniques and materials

  • building services

  • professional practice and communication.

These skills will prepare you as a confident and capable building industry professional. You will also take classes alongside students from building design, construction management, building surveying and engineering programs. By studying in multidisciplinary teams in a studio-based learning environment you will work with allied professions in the building industry right from the beginning of your studies.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As key professionals in the building design and construction industry, graduates will work closely with other professional disciplines, industry groups and development authorities.

Graduates will have a wide range of employment opportunities and can work in both the private and public sectors for employers such as architects, building proprietors contractors, developers, engineers, government bodies, consultancy practices and corporations with large building portfolios or be self-employed entrepreneurs.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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