Our building design and drafting courses will show you how theory and practice combine to create residential, industrial and commercial buildings that don’t just look good — they support people’s wellbeing and productivity.

You’ll learn specialist skills in problem solving, project documentation and quality assurance. Upon completion, you’ll have the experience you need to not only create great designs, but to make projects happen and become an effective leader.

Whether you progress from a building design course into a career in building, architecture or design, the practices and methodologies you learn at Swinburne will help you achieve the best results for your clients.

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Let's sharpen those VTAC-tics!

Getting uni-ready is not as daunting as it looks thanks to our VTAC-TICAL Toolkit. It's packed with tools like our web sessions: Plan of VTAC, Tues 15 Sept and A Flying Start, Thurs 17 Sept. There's also AMA Week 14-18 Sept where you get to ask our course experts anything (as long as it's uni-related). With heaps of other great tools, you'll nail those preferences like a pro!

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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. 

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