Course Description

The Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) introduces students to the concept of good building design and its pivotal role in creating a new residential, industrial or commercial building.

In this course, you’ll go beyond simply drawing a set of plans – create your own building project using the latest in 3D virtual and construction technology. You will gain specialist skills in design, learn how to produce a set of quality plans that can be used to construct a building, become familiar with 2D and 3D software and develop business management skills.

This course is recognised by the Victorian Building Authority as the educational requirement to become a drafting practitioner.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $26,000 per year full-time, $52,000 total course costCommonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $15,000 per year full-time, $30,000 total course cost

Duration

2 years full time,

Starting dates

March

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Architecture & Building undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 70.4% (national average 62.7%)
Improved skills: 74.1% (national average 78.7%)
Overall satisfaction: 74.1% (national average 75.2%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Architecture & Building undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 57.7% (national average 75.4%)
Studying full time: 7.2% (national average 21.6%)
Median full time salary: (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Swinburne University of Technology Code: 22477VIC

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