Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering)

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 084872A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Always had an interest in building design? Launch your career as an architectural engineer with the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering) at Victoria University.

Gain the expertise you need to integrate structural systems into architects’ plans, meeting project design, safety and environmental goals.

Our Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering) covers the processes behind constructing safe buildings, with an emphasis on sustainable design. It also encompasses elements of other engineering disciplines, including mechanical, electrical and fire protection.

VU’s College of Engineering and Science follows a teaching method of problem-based learning. Our students learn to approach engineering problems independently, coming up with creative and practical solutions.

Our work placements and industry projects give you the practical experience needed to confidently begin your career. Students are required to complete 12 weeks of industry placement. You will graduate job-ready for a career providing useful, relevant engineering solutions.

There are only two accredited architectural engineering programs in Australia, so demand for our graduates is high.

Areas of study include:

  • architectural history and design of buildings
  • air conditioning, lighting and electrical power distribution
  • water supply and distribution
  • fire and life safety systems
  • sustainable building systems design
  • building structures and building construction technology.

Careers

Architectural engineers work on new building projects and renovations of existing structures. They design the systems that make modern buildings safe and comfortable places to live and work.

With an increasing demand for sustainable building practices, demand for architectural engineers is high.

Graduates work closely with architects and can find careers within architecture, engineering and construction firms.

Job titles include:

  • design engineer
  • building services engineer
  • hydraulic engineer
  • estimator
  • structural engineer

Course structure

To attain the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering), students are required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core studies, and;

Students are required to produce documented evidence of the completion of 12 weeks professional experience.

Accreditation:
This program is accredited by Engineers Australia and graduates are eligible to apply for graduate membership.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
33,500 Per Year
Read more16,750 per semester
21 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
4 years Full time Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia

Entry criteria

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). PLUS: Units 3 and 4 with a study score of 20 in Mathematics (any) (or equivalent). OR: Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English language requirements

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

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67 (Listening 12, Speaking 18, Reading 15, Writing 21)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50 (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 4): achieved.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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