The Faculty of Architecture and Design is a leading provider of innovative education across a wide selection of disciplines encompassing design and the built environment.

We consider exploration, innovation and creativity to be an important part of the Faculty's values. Our central location means we are able to engage with many of the industries our future graduates will enter.

Architectural Science Conference

The School of Architecture are proud to be hosting the 51st annual Architectural Science Association conference from 29 November to 2 December 2017.


Be an innovator in the study, design and construction of buildings, urban spaces and parks, or residential and commercial interiors

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Available subjects

  • Architecture
  • Architecture History and Theory
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

Building Science

Study the science, technology and economics of buildings. Gain an understanding of architecture, construction, project management and sustainability and look at how people interact with the built environment.

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Available subjects

  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Engineering Systems


Aspire to be a leader in the vital and growing fields of design. Learn to see the nuances of good design and become a creative virtuoso—gaining the skills and knowledge you need to be a successful designer.

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Available subjects

  • Culture+Context Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Media Design
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