Bachelor of Architectural Design

Western Sydney University

Capitalise on the change and growth taking place in the Greater Western Sydney region by undertaking Australia's newest architecture degree program. This degree directly relates architectural design problems to urban transformation of contemporary cities, preparing architects for global employment by giving them the technological and intellectual skills to create sustainable, resilient, and well-designed environments.

Course Fee:

International: $94,320

Entry Requirements:

Recommended ATAR: 85 or equivalent Assumed knowledge: HSC English Standard (or higher), and Science and/or Mathematics (Band 4 or above). Recommended studies: Art, design technology (drafting/CAD), and/or professional studies. Alternate Entry Where academic requirements are not met, entry by portfolio demonstrating creative ability is also possible.


240 credit points.

Subjects you can Study:

Built heritage and regulations, construction, design, environment.

Further information:

Students are required to obtain a General Construction Induction Card ("white card") to facilitate construction site visits as part of the course.


The program is designed to meet all the requirements of the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia and in conjunction with the proposed Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) program.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

Related Careers:

Architectural Draftsperson,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parramatta No info Yes Full time 3 years
Parramatta No info Yes Part time 6 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

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