Great architecture combines aesthetics with practicality — it serves as inspiration, comforts us and makes us more productive. Design the future you want to live in with an architecture course.
We’ll help you realise your creative potential as you develop your design skills and knowledge. You’ll embrace digital innovation, environmental sustainability, ethics and spatial awareness while using state-of-the-art digital technologies in your projects.
An advancing society needs structures that look to the future. When you study architecture, you’ll graduate with an understanding of how to design buildings that promote sustainable living, flexible work and beautiful design.
You’ll be equipped to enter the global workforce in architecture roles for private and corporate architecture firms, government organisations or development organisations in the building and design sectors.
Browse our courses to find detailed course information, application dates, entry requirements, fees, subjects, ATAR requirements and more.
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Stop saying next year. Start in Semester 2.
You're invited to our upcoming undergraduate, TAFE & UniLink study expo, Tuesday 6 June at our Hawthorn campus. Meet academics, hear about key courses, and get all your questions answered on-the-spot.
The Swinburne Advantage
An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities.
We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before.
Master of Architecture and Urban Design
You could score a scholarship in the groundbreaking new joint Master of Architecture and Urban Design at Swinburne.
The first course of its kind in Australia, the joint master is designed for urbanists who want to push the traditional boundaries of each discipline and will feature live briefs from industry partners.
To celebrate the launch, Swinburne is offering scholarships to inaugural students.
The Good Universities Guide 2019
Swinburne is rated Victoria’s best “overall experience” by undergraduate architecture students in The Good Universities Guide 2019.
Undergraduate architecture students also ranked Swinburne second in Victoria for "teaching quality" with a score of 80.3%.
Interested in joining Victoria's best undergraduate architecture experience?
How to become an architect
As an architect you can design the future you want to live in. There’s just one question… how do you become an architect?
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Thinking of studying with us? Whether you are a domestic or an international student, we have a wide range of courses to suit your needs. Simply complete the form to download your course guide.
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Not sure which course is right for you? No stress. Book a one-on-one appointment with a course adviser for help with your application or advice on your study options.
Begin planning the units you will study in your course.
Work Integrated Learning
Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects.