Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) - 22477VIC

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 099261E

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

Your career as a building designer

Make your mark in technical positions in building design offices and architectural spaces.

Draw, design and build

Explore techniques from freehand drawing to digital design as you learn about the presentation, documentation and architectural workflow processes for building projects.

Focus on the practical and technical application of design skills, and create innovative, sustainable designs for domestic and commercial-scale building projects.

Learn about building design from the ground up as you explore topics covering

innovative and sustainable design
innovative digital applications
problem-solving
structural and construction technology
project documentation
architectural project administration
construction processes
environmental sustainability and design
materials technology
building services
communicating and working with stakeholders
associated planning and building regulation codes and standards.

You’ll build the right skills to communicate and work effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including regulatory authorities and a wide range of consultants associated with the design, construction and building services.

Throughout your studies and beyond, you’ll have opportunities to contribute to the ongoing development of the building industry and the built environment.

Day-to-day, you can expect to be involved in working to client briefs, preparing architectural drawings and building specifications and visiting building sites for analysis and investigation. You’ll also analyse bushfire attack levels, environmental factors, liaise with engineers, quantity surveyors, building surveyors and planning professionals and working to local council codes, by-laws and national regulations.

Career

As a graduate of the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), you have the skills and qualifications to work in a wide range of technical positions in architectural practices and building design offices, including roles such as:

building designer
building information modelling (BIM) and computer-aided design (CAD) specialist
domestic and commercial designer.

As a graduate, your work focus could include:

digital presentation and architectural documentation of buildings
architectural modelling and animation
specialist and technical design areas such as commercial/domestic design and planning
retail design and documentation
working as part of a technical architectural team to support a design team or as part of project management.

Graduate ready to make your mark in technical positions in building design offices and architectural spaces.

As a student at RMIT, you have access to a range of career resources specially designed to assist job-seeking students and graduates.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
27,500 Per Year 08 Feb 2021
05 Jul 2021
2 years Full time RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.0 (with no individual band below 5.5)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 60 (with minimum of 10 in Reading, 9 in Listening, 16 in Speaking and 19 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 50 (with no communication band less than 42)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 169 with no less than 162 in any component.

Address

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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