Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours)/Master of Architecture

 
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Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

Sessions have changed for the following units:

AWSS2015 Generative Drawing
The unit is no longer available in Intensive February or Intensive July, 2021

AWSS2020 Object Design (Material and Light)
The unit is no longer available in Semester 2, 2021

AWSS2023 Architectural Photography
The unit is no longer available in Intensive February, Intensive July or Semester 2

AWSS2026 2D Print Processes in Design
The unit is no longer available in Semester 1 or Intensive July

AWSS2027 Arch and Design Material Processes (Casting)
The unit is no longer available in Semester 2

DESA1004 Designing with Surfaces and Light
The following unit is no longer available in Intensive February

DAAE2011 Intro to Visual Communication Design
The unit is no longer available in Intensive February

21/1/2021
2.

The session has changed for the following unit. Now available:

DESA3010 Code to Production Session: Intensive December

30/3/2021
3.

The following unit is no longer available in 2021:

DESA3013 Expanded Colour: From Theory to Application

30/3/2021
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Table N: Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours)/Master of Architecture

Students must complete a total of 240 credit points, including:
(a) 132 credit points of 1000-level to 3000-level units of study from Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) and Master of Architecture Table N, including:
(i) 120 credit points of core units of study, including the Master of Architecture pre-requisite unit of study (BDES3025 Architectural Professional Practice).
(ii) 12 credit points of elective units of study
(b) 102 credit points of 4000-level and above core units of study from Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) and Master of Architecture Table N, including;
(i) 30 credit points of honours preparatory and dissertation units of study
(ii) 24 credit points of Capstone units either as Capstone Option 1 or Capstone Option 2
(c) 6 credit points of 4000-level and above elective units of study.

Core units of study

Candidates are required to complete all of the following core units of study
1000-level units of study
BDES1011
Architectural History/Theory 1
6    A HSC Mathematics and HSC English Standard
N DESA1102
Semester 1
BDES1026
Architecture Studio 1A
12    C BDES1011
N DESA1001 or BDES1010 or BDES1024
Semester 1
BDES1028
Honours Intensive Studio 1
6      Intensive August
BDES1027
Architecture Studio 1B
12    P BDES1026 or BDES1010 or DESA1001
C BDES1023
N BDES1020 or DESA1002
Semester 2
BDES1023
Architectural Technologies 1
6    N DESA1102
Semester 2
2000-level units of study
BDES2026
Architecture Studio 2A
12    P BDES1027 or BDES1020 or DESA1002
C BDES2013
N BDES2010 or DESA2001 or BDES2012
Semester 1
BDES2013
Architectural Technologies 2
6    P BDES1023
N DESA2111 or BDES2613
Semester 1
BDES2028
Honours Intensive Studio 2
6      Intensive August
BDES2027
Architecture Studio 2B
12    P (BDES2026 and BDES1011) or BDES2010 or DESA2001 or BDES2622
C BDES2024 or CIVL2410 or BDES2623
N BDES2624
Semester 2
BDES2024
Art Processes
6    P BDES1026 or BDES1024
Semester 2
3000-level units of study
BDES3026
Architecture Studio 3A
12    P (BDES2027 or BDES2020 or BDES2624) and (BDES2013 or BDES2613)
C BDES3011 or MATH2061
N BDES3010 or DESA3001 or BDES3023 or BDES3616
Semester 1
BDES3011
Architectural History/Theory 3
6    P BDES2027 or BDES2021 or DESA2111 or BDES2616
N DAAP3001 or BDES3611
Semester 1
BDES3025
Architectural Professional Practice
6    P BDES3023 or BDES3026 or BDES3616
Semester 2
BDES3027
Architecture Studio 3B
12    P BDES3026 or BDES3010 or DESA3001 or BDES3616
N BDES3020 or DESA3002 or BDES3012
Semester 2
4000-level honours preparatory and honours dissertation units of study
ARCH4007
Critical Thinking in Architecture
6    P BDES2028
Semester 1
ARCH4009
Research Methods in Architecture
6      Semester 1
ARCH4008
Architecture Research Areas
6    P BDES2028
Semester 2
ARCH4010
Architecture Dissertation
12    P ARCH4009
Semester 2

Master of Architecture units of study

Core units of study
MARC5000
Induction Studio
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC5300
Architectural Technologies
6      Semester 1
MARC5400
Professional Practice
6    A BDES3025 or equivalent
N MARC5102
Semester 1
MARC5010
Architectural Studio 1
12    P MARC5000
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC5020
Architectural Studio 2
12    P MARC5000
Semester 1
Semester 2
Capstone
Option 1 (1 x 24 credit point unit)
MARC6000
Thesis Studio
24    P MARC5000 and MARC5010 and MARC5020 and MARC5300 and MARC5400
N MARC6010 and MARC6020
Semester 1
Semester 2
Option 2 (2 x 12 credit point units)
MARC6010
Architectural Studio 3
12    P MARC5000 and MARC5010 and MARC5020
N MARC6000
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC6020
Thesis
12    P 72 credit points of MARC units
N MARC6000
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

Recommended 1000-level elective
Students are strongly encouraged to undertake the following undergraduate elective unit of study:
AWSS1001
Architectural Sketching and Drawing
6    N DESA1601 or DESA1602


Students may incur costs for materials in some Art Workshops units.
Semester 1
1000-level units of study
DESA1004
Designing with Surfaces and Light
6    N DESA2612
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 2
DECO1012
Design Programming
6      Semester 1
DAAE1001
Living Cities
6    A DECO1006 and DECO1012 and BDES1011 and AWSS1001
Semester 2
2000-level and 3000-level units of study
AWSS2015
Generative Drawing
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 2
AWSS2020
Object Design (Material and Light)
6    C DESA1555
N DESA2643

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
AWSS2023
Architectural Photography
6    N DESA2629

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
AWSS2026
2D Print Processes in Design
6    N DESA2638

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
AWSS2027
Arch and Design Material Processes (Casting)
6    N DESA2636

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
BADP2002
City Form and Development
6    P DAAE1001 or (DAAE2002 and ENGG1850)
Semester 1
DAAE2011
Intro to Visual Communication Design
6    N DAAE2009 or DECO1015 or DECO2101
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
DECO2015
Design for Innovation
6   

It is recommended that students first complete DECO2016 before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 2
DECO2101
Fundamentals of Visual Design
6    N DECO1015

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is for students who are not enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing. Students from the Bachelor of Design Computing should enrol in DECO1015.
Semester 1
DECO2102
Introduction to Web-based Design
6    N DECO1016


This unit is for students who are not enrolled in the Bachelor of Design Computing. Students from the Bachelor of Design Computing should enrol in DECO1016.
Semester 2
DECO2016
Design Thinking
6    N DECO1006


Not available to students in the Bachelor of Design Computing and the Bachelor of Architecture and Environments except by special permission. Students who do not successfully complete DECO1006 may take DECO2016 as a replacement.
Semester 2
DECO3101
Innovation Design Studio
6   

It is highly recommended that students first complete 12 credit points of 1000-level units and 12 credit points of 2000-level units before selecting this unit of study.
Semester 1
DESA3003
Architectural Detailing

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DESA3004
Architecture and Diagrams

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 48 Credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DESA3009
Advanced Fabrication

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 96 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DESA3010
Code to Production
6    P 48 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
DESA3011
Introduction to Building Construction
6      Semester 2
DESA3013
Expanded Colour: From Theory to Application
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA3014
Finding Country

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
DESA3441
Elective Travelling Studio 1
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DESA3442
Elective Travelling Studio 2
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DESA3443
Design Architecture Independent Study C
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA3444
Design Architecture Independent Study D
6    P 48 credit points and WAM of at least 70.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA3551
Design Architecture General Elective A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DESA3552
Elective Intensive Design Studio 1
6    P 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive June
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DESA3553
Elective Intensive Design Studio 2
6    P 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive June
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
DESA3554
Intensive Design Studio 3
6    P 48 credit points.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive January
Intensive June
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
MARC6204
Graduate Exhibition

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
4000-level and 5000-level units of study
Electives may be selected from the list below or with permission, from any postgraduate units in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Students interested in exploring architectural science, urban design or heritage units of study are encouraged to consult the school handbook for further information.
ARCH9113
Advanced Topics in Australian Architecture

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N DAAE2001
Semester 2
ARCH9110
Code to Production
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
MARC5100
Advanced Topics in Architectural History
6    A BDES3011 or equivalent
Semester 1
MARC5110
Contemporary Architectural Theory
6    A BDES3011 or equivalent
Semester 2
MARC5330
Sustainable Techniques and Technologies
6    A Students should be familiar with architectural sketching and drawing, 3D modelling, building technology and construction process fundamentals
Semester 2
MARC5410
Ethical Practice in Architecture
6    A BDES3025
Semester 2
MARC5430
Developing Architectural Briefs
6    A BDES3025
Intensive July
ARCH9104
Architecture and Diagrams

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARCH9106
Architectural Investigations: Models

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARCH9112
Finding Country

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
ARCH9113
Advanced Topics in Australian Architecture

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N DAAE2001
Semester 2
DESA9008
Object Design (Material and Light)

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A DESA1555
N AWSS2020

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA9012
2D Print Processes in Design

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N AWSS2026

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA9013
Arch and Design Material Processes (Casting)

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N AWSS2027

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA9014
Arch and Design Material Processes (Ceramics)

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    N AWSS2010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC6202
Architecture Workshop A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is offered only when a workshop has been arranged. When available, workshops are advertised to students. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Intensive March
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
MARC6203
Architecture Workshop B
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is offered only when a workshop has been arranged. When available, workshops are advertised to students. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Intensive March
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
MARC6204
Graduate Exhibition

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
ARCH9039
General Elective 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9040
General Elective 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9058
General Elective 7
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9059
General Elective 8
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9085
General Elective 9
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9086
General Elective 10
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9087
General Elective 11
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9088
General Elective 12
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b