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CURTIN UNIVERSITY, PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - PROGRAMS

Perth, Western AustraliaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  30904Enrollment

Bachelor of Applied Science [B.ASc] (Architectural Science)

 3 years
 600 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,563 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Curtin University offers BASc in Architectural Science for a duration of 3 years.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The architecture combines creative practices of architectural design with the cultural, social, technical, and sustainability issues of the built environment.
  • In this course, students will study the relationship between the natural and constructed environment, the architectural proposition, and the occupation of space.
  • This degree is taught by academic staff, industry practitioners and guest lecturers, and is a pathway for the 2-year accredited Master of Architecture qualification.
  • Curtin's students benefit from valuable industry experiences. For example, the design company GHDWoodhead and government entity Water Corporation have both provided hands-on design opportunities to Curtin students.
  • This course meets the prerequisites for the 2-year Master of Architecture qualification.
  • The department provides excellent facilities and equipment for studio and computer work which helps students to hands-on a practical approach to studio work, exhibitions, and design projects.
  • Industry-integrated projects may offer further opportunities to develop their understanding of the design and construction of buildings, as well as how architecture relates to societies, cultures, and the way people live.
  • The university also provides opportunities to work with key industry consultants such as Woods Bagot, Cox, and Hassell.
  • Curtin University ranked 2nd nationally and 24th in the world for architecture in the 2019 URAP World Rankings.
  • Job opportunities after BASc Architectural Science are Architect, an Architectural technologist, Spatial designer, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to 42,509 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Total Credits600
Fees$ 67,689 for 3 years or 600 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jul 23)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://study.curtin.edu.au/offering/course-ug-bachelor-of-applied-science-architectural-science-...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students need to complete Australian Year 12 (VCE, HSC, QCE, WACE, SACE, TCE, NTCE, ACT) with a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 70 or equivalent to be eligible for this program.
  • Students must hold a scaled mark of at least 50 in English, Literature, or English as an Additional Language or Dialect.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students must have All India Senior School Certificates awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education with an average of 70%.
  • Students must hold a Higher Secondary Certificate (HCS) with an average of 71%. 
  • Students must have All India Senior School Certificates awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education with an average of 65% in four subjects, one of which must be English (with 65% or better) or separate English competence.
  • Or, completed an Indian School Certificate (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations) with an average of 65% in five subjects, one of which must be English (with 65% or better) or separate evidence of English competence. 

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test to get admission into this program.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements or awards, publications, relevant work, or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Transcripts: Students have to provide full academic transcripts that contain student’s unit results.
  • Grading system: It is a system that is used to assess the educational performance of a student which is entirely based upon points and grades.
  • Award certificates: A document that is presented as a form of recognition for participation or achievement. 
  • Evidence of work and life experience: If students are applying for advanced standing based on their work and life experience should complete the form titled Supplement for Credit Transfer based on relevant Prior Professional and include the following supporting documents:
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Position description
    • Employment confirmation
  • Employment confirmation: A signed official letter or statement on company letterhead from student employer or organization confirming the dates and type of student employment.
  • Supplementary documents: Students may be required to provide additional information with the application, depending on which Curtin University course they choose.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency test scores like IELTS, TOEFL other recognized English test results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jul 23


Scores Required

79 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

58 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$22563$22563$22563

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 2,277

Ranking

QS World University 2019

Ranked #51/ 200

Architecture [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. There are different types of visa such as:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
  • Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 
  • If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
  • Students will need the following documentation when applying for Student Visa:
    • A copy of the offer letter
    • Valid Passport
    • A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
    • The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Study

Australia is a great place to study and work as an international student. Students may choose to work while studying. This can be an option to earn extra spending money and get a taste of the local culture. Here are a few things to remember:

  • An international student obtains Student Visa to study and work in Australia.
  • The student visa allows students to work part-time for up to 40 hours per fortnight when their course is in session and unlimited hours during semester breaks.
  • Student visa holders have the opportunity to work full-time during the holidays.
  • They may get paid more on weekends, night shifts, and public holidays.
  • If students are a postgraduate research sector student visa holder and are studying a higher degree by research, then there is no limit on the number of hours they can work.
  • The wage depends on the type of work and age (Minimum wage is $18.93/hour).

Career and Placement after Course

The career opportunities for students are:

  • Architect
  • Architectural technologist
  • Interior and spatial designer
  • Building surveyor
  • Town planner
  • Production designer
  • Historic buildings inspector
  • Structural engineer



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