Built Environment and Architecture courses and degrees

At Swinburne, we believe in building environments that learn from the past, while embracing new technology. That’s why our built environment and architecture courses focus on rigorous craftsmanship, as well as innovation. 

A built environment or architecture course will give you the best chance to step forward and become the architect, designer or civil engineer you’ve always wanted to be.

Why study with us?

Architecture students work alongside practising architects

Digital first! Develop skills in 3D modelling and CAD software

Get a taste of our courses

  • Bachelor of Design (Architecture)

  • Bachelor of Design (Interior Architecture) (Honours)

  • Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

    with a major in Architectural

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

    with a major in Construction

  • Design-Led Innovation and Interaction Design Exhibition, Design Week, 2017

    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

    with a major in Civil


    Jane Burry leads Design at Swinburne

    Bringing recent success from her position at one of the most famous symbols of world architecture, Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Church in Barcelona, Jane Burry is now taking on the position of Dean of the School of Design here at Swinburne.

    Burry's role as Dean coincides with the release of Swinburne's new architecture courses.

Where can a built environment and architecture course take you?

There are many pathways you can take when you study a built environment and architecture course. Here's what's involved for one popular career option, how to become an architect.

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