Study, advice and careers
Explore the study options and course and career advice available at the School of Architecture.
The School of Architecture offer a full range of programmes that cover all components of the built environment. Whether students are looking for an introduction to architecture, a refresher course as professional development or a full research qualification, the School has many options to choose from.
A Bachelor’s degree can be gained in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Architecture History and Theory and Building Science. Certificate and graduate diploma programmes in Designed Environments are suitable for students with substantial work experience. Master’s degrees, postgraduate diplomas and PhDs have a substantial research component and suit those wanting professional qualifications in the field.
As part of the Faculty of Architecture and Design the School of Architecture has a dedicated Student Administration team that are available on campus for you to discuss your study options. They welcome your enquiries, whether you are a prospective or current student. The services and support we offer you relate to:
- degree planning
- credit transfer
- enquiries which support the academic programmes and study here at the School.
The Faculty of Architecture and Design Handbook contains useful information that you will need while you study.
The Faculty of Graduate Research (FGR) provides the first port of call for all students interested in enrolling in a PhD at Victoria. The Faculty website provides application forms, details of available funding, application dates, and answers to a host of questions. FGR continues to provide support to PhD students throughout their studies at Victoria.
Our graduates have specialist skills, practical knowledge and the theoretical approach required in architecture and the built environment professions. Many move to a satisfying career in mainstream architecture in private practices, as an employee in a firm or in a government organisation.
Graduates also transfer their skills to careers outside mainstream architecture. These include:
- urban planning and design
- interior design
- environmental design
- stage and movie set design
- property development
- project management
- construction and facilities management
- construction law
- building conservation
- international aid.
Vic Careers is Victoria University's career specialist service. They host Careers in Focus seminars and Career Expos that allow you to explore career opportunities and establish valuable networks. Vic Careers is in contact with over 700 employers every year, many of these employers advertise part-time, holiday and graduate jobs on Victoria CareerHub.