DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne

 
DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
DESIGN
  2019
DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
Cover image: Student Bec Yang
    demonstrates augmented reality in the
    Melbourne school of Design's NExT Lab.

    CO N T E N TS

    Why design?                               3
    Prepare for every future                  4
    Bachelor of Design                        6
    Design majors
     Architecture                             8
     Civil Systems                            9
     Computing                               10
     Construction                            11
     Digital Technologies                    12
     Graphic Design                          13
     Landscape Architecture                  14
     Mechanical Systems                      15   "Whether drawing croissants, redesigning Mario Bros worlds,
     Performance Design                      16        transforming Tasmanian wilderness maps, or retracing
     Property                                17                            Marco Polo's steps through Venice,
     Spatial Systems                         18     Foundations of Design: Representation students learn that
     Urban Planning                          19                  there is more than one way to see the world.
    Concurrent diplomas                      20
    Your network                             21     "By introducing the role of representation in contemporary
    Your career starts here                  22              design practice, including architecture, landscape
    Our students                             23   architecture, graphic design, performance design and digital
    Scholarships                             24   technology, students ask: why do designers draw? And, what
    Access Melbourne                         25     is the importance of developing a critical understanding of
    Your Next Steps                          26    representational devices and operative design techniques?"
    Pathways to Professional Careers         27
    Admissions                               28                                       Paul Loh and Scott Woods
    Entry requirements                       29           Coordinators, Foundations of Design: Representation,
    Get started now                          30   first-year subject available to all Bachelor of Design students

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DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
WHY DESIGN?

Good design has the power to transform and provide lasting solutions
that improve our lives.

Designers apply creative and open             LEARN THROUGH
approaches to defining and solving
problems, leading to high-quality
                                              MAKING AND DOING
decisions. This enables businesses and        Design studios, site visits, field trips and
industries to overcome rigid or outdated      interaction with industry practitioners
ways of doing things.                         will take you into ‘real life’ situations with
                                              industry briefs.
Design has applications in the creation
and improvement of our cities, buildings,     You will study in award-winning state-of-
transport networks, furniture, websites,      the-art teaching facilities that demonstrate
processes, bridges, landscapes and            many of the design techniques you will be
environment. Designers are innovators         working to acquire in class.
who enhance the way we live and interact
with the world around us.                     The work you will do in class uses the
                                              same collaborative approaches you’ll find
                                              in workplaces, ensuring you are industry-
BE IN DEMAND                                  ready from day one. Many of your
                                              teachers are also working in industry
With job markets evolving constantly,
                                              at the same time, sharing current
gaining skills that transfer across
                                              knowledge and practice directly with you.
industries is really important. The ability
to apply design thinking is now recognised    The Bachelor of Design allows you to
as a specific and desirable skill.            combine the humanities, sciences and
                                              visual and performing arts within a single
As technology drives more and more
                                              degree. You can further tailor your skills
aspects of our lives, designers are
                                              through breadth study and third-year
playing an important role expanding
                                              design specialisations, such as Building
the potential of the Internet of Things,
                                              Image Modelling (BIM), to expand your
such as smart homes, smart cities and
                                              core program. You can focus on one or two
intelligent transportation.
                                              majors, or complete a major and a minor.
If you are imaginative, enjoy learning
                                              A portfolio is not required for entry into
about new fields, and want to play a role
                                              the course. You will be producing your
in improving the way we live and the
                                              own designs and learning different design
places we live in, Design could be a good
                                              techniques from your very first semester.
fit for you.

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DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
PREPARE FOR
    EVERY FUTURE

    The Melbourne Model is designed
    to help you maximise your
    strengths, discover new ones and
    stand out in the workplace.

    You’ll start with an undergraduate
    degree, developing a deep understanding
    of your chosen area of interest and a
    breadth of knowledge across multiple
    disciplines. On graduation you can enter
    the workforce, or progress to one of over
    400 specialised graduate programs.

    The Melbourne Model lets you design
    your own study path while developing the
    knowledge, skills and interdisciplinary
    perspectives you need to thrive in every
    kind of future.

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DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
YOUR DEGREE                                                     YOUR MAJOR                                                  with a language, communication skills or
                                                                                                                            business expertise. Many discover new
As a Bachelor of Design student, you’ll use                     The Bachelor of Design is your degree;                      passions through breadth, and some
innovative processes to solve problems                          your major is the study area you’ll focus                   even change their career plans!
creatively and determine solutions for                          on. You don’t need to know which
a better future. You will develop expert                        major you want to do from day one.                          ‘Breadth tracks’ (groups of breadth
knowledge and skills, and study real                            In most cases, you’ll be able to try a few                  subjects taken throughout your degree)
projects within the built environment,                          different study areas in your first year                    could qualify you for graduate study in a
engineering, technology and performing                          before deciding on your major in second                     field that’s very different to your major.
and visual arts disciplines.                                    year. Depending on what you want to
                                                                accomplish in the Bachelor of Design,                       Design students have more than 1000
                                                                you can choose to study one or two                          breadth subjects to choose from, so the
YOUR CONNECTIONS                                                majors, a major and a minor, or a major                     opportunities to expand your knowledge
                                                                and a specialisation (see page 6 for                        are endless. You must take at least four
The Melbourne Model connects
                                                                details). There are 12 majors to choose                     breadth subjects during your degree.
students with each other, the University
community and the wider world. You will                         from – delve into the following pages to
                                                                explore your options.
be surrounded by other high-achieving                                                                                       YOUR NEXT STEP: WORK
students who will inspire you to take on
new challenges and push yourself to a
                                                                                                                            OR GRADUATE STUDY
higher level.
                                                                YOUR BREADTH STUDIES                                        After you finish your Design degree, you
                                                                Alongside your design subjects, you’ll                      can choose to join the workforce, or go on
We encourage every student to engage                            also study breadth subjects from outside                    to further study at graduate level.
with organisations outside the University,                      your core area (see page 6).
through internships with business and                                                                                       Choose graduate study at Melbourne
community groups, applied research                              Breadth is a unique feature of the                          and you’ll get the full benefit of the
projects and overseas study programs.                           Melbourne Model. It gives you the chance                    graduate school experience by studying
                                                                to explore subjects outside your core area                  intensively, in small classes led by experts
Our graduates are in demand: we are                             of study, develop new perspectives, and                     and alongside others who share your
ranked 7th in the world for graduate                            learn to collaborate with others who have                   deep interests and desire to succeed.
employability.Q More than 250 Australian                        different strengths and interests – just as
and international organisations –                               you will need to do in your future career.                  Your graduate degree will be
consulting and technology firms,                                                                                            internationally recognised, setting you
government and industry – actively recruit                      Some of our students use breadth to                         apart from those who study a traditional
on campus each year.                                            explore creative interests or topics they                   Australian single or double degree.
                                                                have always been curious about. Others
                                                                use breadth to improve their career                         See pages 8–19 to find out where your
                                                                prospects by complementing their major                      degree could lead.

M E L B O U R N E M O D E L G R A D U AT E S :
••    ARE HIGHLY SATISFIED WITH THEIR TEACHERS
••    DEVELOP ANALYTICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS
••    EARN MORE W AND BELIEVE THEY ARE PAID AND RECOGNISED FAIRLY
••    ENJOY THE WORK THEY DO
••    BELIEVE THEIR JOBS MAKE A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION
••    ARE SATISFIED WITH THEIR LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY AT WORK
••    VOLUNTEER AND GET INVOLVED
University of Melbourne Career Outcomes Survey 2017

Q Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018.
W $26 000 difference in annual salary between holders of a graduate vs bachelors degree. Graduate Careers Australia 2015.

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DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
BACHELOR OF
    DESIGN

    DESIGN AT MELBOURNE                                             Third year                                               MINORS
                                                                    In third year you will complete your major
    The Bachelor of Design fosters new ways                                                                                  Minors are a shortened sequence of
                                                                    requirements. You will also undertake a
    of thinking, developing practical skills                                                                                 subjects, taken from the existing majors
                                                                    practical capstone subject. Capstones
    and theoretical expertise that prepare                                                                                   in the degree. They are made up of four
                                                                    are designed to draw together the various
    you for a rewarding career as a design                                                                                   subjects (50 credit points) and provide a
                                                                    theoretical strands of your degree.
    professional.                                                                                                            complementary course of study without
                                                                    Depending on which major you choose,
                                                                                                                             committing to a double major. A minor
    You’ll produce your own designs and                             you might be required to demonstrate
                                                                                                                             is also an option when a double major
    learn different design techniques from                          comprehensive digital and analogue
                                                                                                                             combination isn’t available.
    your very first semester. Design Studio                         modelling, apply design methodologies
    classes follow the same approach as                             and problem-solving to a large-scale
    you’ll find in the workplace, ensuring you                      building project, or prepare a detailed                  SPECIALISATIONS
    are industry-ready from day one.                                feasibility report for a board of directors
                                                                    that substantiates and supports their                    A specialisation is a short sequence of
                                                                    recommendations.                                         subjects that focuses on a particular
    COURSE STRUCTURE                                                                                                         theme within the Bachelor of Design.
                                                                                                                             Subjects in specialisations do not
    The Bachelor of Design requires the                             MAJORS                                                   form part of any existing major but are
    successful completion of 23 to 24                                                                                        distinctive and are complementary
    subjects (300 credit points). Full-time                         In the Bachelor of Design, your major is
                                                                                                                             to your major. A specialisation could
    students usually study eight subjects                           made up of three to four subjects
                                                                                                                             support a research pathway, lead to
    each year for three years. Most subjects                        (50 credit points) at third-year level,
                                                                                                                             accreditation with industry bodies or
    are worth 12.5 credit points, but some                          building on your first and second-year
                                                                                                                             increase your employment opportunities.
    are worth 25 credit points.                                     level subjects.

                                                                    It is possible to complete a double
    Depending on your area of interest you
                                                                    major within the Bachelor of Design.
                                                                                                                             ELECTIVES
    could choose to study:
                                                                    Undertaking a double major can provide                   Electives are non-compulsory subjects
    ••   One major                                                  you with more career options at the                      within the Bachelor of Design. You will
    ••   Two majors                                                 end of your degree, as well as greater                   usually choose elective subjects that
                                                                    flexibility should you choose to go on to                complement your major area of study.
    ••   A major and a minor
                                                                    graduate study.                                          Most students take one to two electives
    ••   A major and a specialisation.                                                                                       per semester.
                                                                    There are 12 majors to choose from:
    First year
    In first year you will be immersed in the                       ••   Architecture                                        BREADTH
    world of design and learn new concepts                          ••   Civil Systems Q
    and skills that will carry through for                                                                                   Alongside your design subjects, you’ll
                                                                    ••   Computing                                           also study breadth subjects from outside
    the rest of your degree. You might be
                                                                    ••   Construction                                        your core area (see page 5). You must
    helping to bring stage performances to
    life through the design of space, light and                     ••   Digital Technologies                                take at least four breadth subjects during
    sound, writing code in a computer lab,                                                                                   your degree.
                                                                    ••   Graphic Design
    contemplating design theory and putting                         ••   Landscape Architecture
    it in to practice, or making 3D models.
                                                                    ••   Mechanical Systems Q
    Second year                                                     ••   Performance Design
    By your second year you will deepen your                        ••   Property
    understanding of your chosen design                             ••   Spatial Systems Q
    disciplines and finalise your selection of
                                                                    ••   Urban Planning.
    majors, minors and specialisations.

    Q The Civil Systems, Mechanical Systems and Spatial Systems majors are also available through the Bachelor of Science.

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DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
BACH E LO R O F DESIGN
                  Duration
                  3 years full time
                  Part time available (domestic students only)

                  Campus
                  Parkville and Southbank

                  Entry
                  February (Semester 1 ) or July (Semester 2)

                  Entry requirements
                  Domestic students
                  Minimum entry 2019: ATAR 85.00, IB 31
                  Alternative entry:
                  See Access Melbourne, page 25

                  International students
                  International applicants will need to
                  meet the academic admission and
                  English language requirements.
                  See: futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au

                  Prerequisite subject study areas
                  English (all majors) and
                  mathematics (select majors)
                  For full details of entry requirements and
                  information for other qualifications visit:
                  coursesearch.unimelb.edu.au

                  Contact hours
                  (first year, full time)
                  Approximately 16 hours per week plus
                  independent study time of approximately
                  six hours per subject per week
                  CRICOS: 090744C

                  Find out more
                      bdes.unimelb.edu.au

  “The highlight of my first year came as a huge surprise.
         One of my works from my Foundations of Design:
 Representation subject was awarded best in show at the
opening exhibition. It also became the model for a virtual
reality world which was used as an Open Day attraction.”
                          Lachie Barnett (Australia)
                                   Bachelor of Design,
        double major in Architecture and Construction

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DESIGN 2019 - University of Melbourne
DESIGN MAJORS:
    ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                                                                   #21 in the world for
                                                                                                                                   Architecture and Built
                                                                                                                                       Environment
                                                                                                                             – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

    The Architecture major teaches                                     DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS                                               Other popular graduate study options
    you to apply design thinking,                                                                                                         include the Graduate Diploma of Built
                                                                       Architecture	+ Construction                                       Environment, Master of Construction
    develop creative solutions and                                                   + Landscape Architecture                             Management and Master of Cultural
    imagine future environments for                                                                                                       Materials Conservation.
    living, working and playing.
                                                                       GRADUATE STUDY                                                     Find out more about graduate study
    You will learn to leverage increasingly                            PATHWAYS                                                           on page 26.
    sophisticated digital capabilities to solve
                                                                       To become a professionally accredited
    problems in an age of environmental
    change, rapid urbanisation and global
                                                                       architect, you must complete the                                   CAREER OUTCOMES
                                                                       Master of Architecture or Master of
    flows of people, materials and assets.                                                                                                ••   Architectural designer
                                                                       Architectural Engineering following the
    Design lies at the heart of the architectural
                                                                       Bachelor of Design.                                                ••   Architectural draftsperson
    process. You will learn how to use
    technology to represent environments in                            After completing your masters degree                               ••   Designer and fabrication consultant
    2D and 3D (analogue and digital), develop                          and two years’ professional experience,                            ••   Facade coordinator
    expertise in structural and material                               you can sit the Architects Registration
    systems as well as building science                                                                                                   ••   Graphic designer
                                                                       Board examination and register as an
    and environmental systems, and gain                                architect in Australia.                                            ••   Industrial designer
    a deep appreciation for design history                                                                                                ••   Junior architect
    (architectural, landscape and urban).                              The Master of Architecture is accredited
                                                                       by the Australian Institute of Architects                          ••   Lighting consultant
    Your learning will be put into practice in                         (AIA), Architects Registration Board of                            ••   Production designer
    design studio classes. Along with lectures                         Victoria (ARBV) and Commonwealth
    and tutorials, you’ll attend site visits and                                                                                          ••   Researcher
                                                                       Association of Architects (CAA).
    spend time in the fabrication workshop
    and research library, where ideas, skills                          The Master of Architectural Engineering
    and knowledge can be learned, shared,                              is designed to meet the accreditation
    debated and tested.                                                requirements of the AIA, ARBV, CAA and
                                                                       Engineers Australia.

     SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
     MAJOR IN ARCHITECTURE (PATHWAY: MASTER OF ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING)W
                                                                                   Foundations of Design:
                Semester 1                 Global Foundations of Design                                                    Calculus 1                             Physics 1: Fundamentals
                                                                                   Representation
     Year 1
                                                                                                                                                                  Laboratory and
                Semester 2                 Design Studio Alpha                     Construction as Alchemy                 Calculus 2
                                                                                                                                                                  Computational Physics

                                                                                   Modern Architecture:
                Semester 1                 Design Studio Beta                                                              Digital Design                         Linear Algebra
                                                                                   Momo to Pomo
     Year 2
                                                                                   Environmental Building
                Semester 2                 Design Studio Gamma                                                             Construction Analysis                  Water for Sustainable Futures
                                                                                   Systems

                                                                                                                                                                  Human Behaviour and
                Semester 1                 Design Studio Delta                     Construction Design                     Engineering Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                  Environment
     Year 3
                                                                                                                                                                  Sustainability and
                Semester 2                 Capstone: Design Studio Epsilon                                                 Engineering Materials
                                                                                                                                                                  Developing Communities

        Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                    Elective subject                   Breadth subject

    QT
       his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
    W Students intending to study the Architecture major as a pathway into the Master of Architectural Engineering require a study score of 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4
      or equivalent.

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CIVIL SYSTEMS

                                                                                                                           #26 in the world for Civil
                                                                                                                            and Structural Engineering
                                                                                                                              – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Civil engineers have a significant                                 GRADUATE STUDY                                                     CAREER OUTCOMES
impact on the world, meeting the                                   PATHWAYS                                                           ••   Building insurance valuer
challenges of urban development,
                                                                   To become a professionally accredited civil                        ••   Cadet engineer
restoring infrastructure after                                     or structural engineer, you must complete a
disasters and building structures                                                                                                     ••   Civil autoCAD technician
                                                                   Master of Engineering (with a Civil, Structural
to withstand extreme conditions.                                   or Civil with Business specialisation) or                          ••   Civil engineering assistant
                                                                   the Master of Architectural Engineering                            ••   Civil laboratory technician
The Civil Systems major provides the                               following your undergraduate degree.
                                                                                                                                      ••   Contract administrator
foundation of understanding planning,
design and construction of essential                               The Master of Engineering is accredited                            ••   Project manager/design engineer
infrastructure and services in the built                           by both Engineers Australia and
                                                                                                                                      ••   Research assistant
environment, including bridges, tunnels,                           EUR-ACE®, equipping graduates with the
transport systems, water supply,                                   skills, knowledge and industry exposure                            ••   Road design draftsperson
drainage, ports and harbours.                                      for a global engineering career.                                   ••   Site engineer assistant
                                                                   The Master of Architectural Engineering                            ••   Structural engineering drafting officer
You will learn how planning, design and
construction can interact with the                                 is designed to meet the accreditation
natural and social environment to meet                             requirements of the Australian Institute                           GRADUATE ENGINEERING
                                                                   of Architects (AIA), Architects Registration
society’s needs.
                                                                   Board of Victoria (ARBV), Commonwealth
                                                                                                                                      CAREER OUTCOMES
                                                                   Association of Architects (CAA) and                                ••   Graduate civil engineer
DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS                                               Engineers Australia.
                                                                                                                                      ••   Graduate structural engineer
Civil Systems	+ Construction                                      Other popular graduate study options
               + Graphic Design                                    include the Graduate Diploma of Built
               + Landscape Architecture                            Environment, Master of Construction
               + Mechanical Systems                                Management and Master of Management.
               + Performance Design
               + Property                                          Find out more about graduate study
               + Urban Planning                                    on page 26.

 SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
 MAJOR IN CIVIL SYSTEMS W
                                                                                                                       Foundations of Design:
            Semester 1                 Calculus 1                              Physics 1: Fundamentals                                                        Chinese 1
                                                                                                                       Representation
 Year 1
            Semester 2                 Calculus 2                              Statics                                 Natural Environments                   Chinese 2

            Semester 1                 Engineering Mechanics                   Linear Algebra                          Applications of GIS                    Chinese 3
 Year 2
                                       Earth Processes for
            Semester 2                                                         Engineering Materials                   Engineering Mathematics                Chinese 4
                                       Engineering

            Semester 1                 Engineering Risk Analysis               Fluid Mechanics                         Imaging the Environment                Modern Chinese Literature
 Year 3
                                       Systems Modelling and
            Semester 2                                                         Structural Theory and Design            Surveying and Mapping                  Seminar in Languages 1
                                       Design

    Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                    Elective subject                   Breadth subject

QT
   his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
W A study score of 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 or equivalent is required for the Civil Systems major. This course plan reflects entry with a study score of at least 25 in VCE
  Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4. Students with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Specialist Mathematics Units 3 and 4 or equivalent are not required to complete Calculus 1. Students
  with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics Units 3 and 4 or equivalent may not enrol in Calculus 1 for credit.
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COMPUTING

                                                                                                                       #1 in Australia and #14
                                                                                                                 in the world for Computer Science
                                                                                                                      and Information Systems
                                                                                                                          – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

     Computing involves the design,                                     DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS CAREER OUTCOMES
     analysis and implementation                                        Computing	+ Construction                                          ••   Applications developer
     of complex systems supporting                                                 + Graphic Design                                        ••   Business analyst
     computer networks, databases and                                              + Landscape Architecture
     web services. These technologies                                              + Performance Design                                    ••   Cyber security consultant
     are applied across the domains                                                + Property                                              ••   Data analyst
                                                                                   + Spatial Systems
     of health, safety, community,                                                                                                         ••   Database administrator
                                                                                   + Urban Planning
     businesses and education, and are                                                                                                     ••   Digital application analyst
     realised through the building of                                                                                                      ••   Digital copywriter
     algorithms and apps.                                               GRADUATE STUDY
                                                                                                                                           ••   Games developer
                                                                        PATHWAYS
     The Computing major is designed for                                                                                                   ••   IT consultant
                                                                        Completing a graduate course following
     technically focused students who want to                                                                                              ••   Technical writer
                                                                        the Bachelor of Design will set you up
     build strong professional capabilities in
                                                                        to become a leader in your field, offer a                          ••   User experience (UX) designer
     both programming and the development
                                                                        wide range of career opportunities and
     of digital material. You will build                                                                                                   ••   Web and mobile app developer
                                                                        increase your earning potential.
     advanced technical skills in the areas of                                                                                             ••   Web content administrator
     media computation, data manipulation                               Popular graduate study options include the
     and visualisation, interaction design                              Master of Information Systems, Master of
     and usability.                                                     Data Science, Master of Science (Computer
                                                                        Science), Master of Information Technology
     IT underlies scientific discoveries,
                                                                        and Master of Engineering (Software) or
     medical breakthroughs, and continuous
                                                                        (Software with Business). The Master of
     innovation in products and services. It is
                                                                        Engineering is a 2.5-year degree for students
     central to many aspects of modern life.
                                                                        completing the Computing major.
     Career pathways are varied and plentiful
     in the 21st century where data drives                              Find out more about graduate study
     business and information is everything.                            on page 26.

      SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
      DOUBLE MAJOR IN COMPUTING AND IN GRAPHIC DESIGNW
                                                                                                                            Foundations of Design:                 Critical and Theoretical
                 Semester 1                  Media Computation                      Calculus 2
                                                                                                                            Representation                         Studies 1
      Year 1
                                                                                                                            Graphic Design 1: Image and            Critical and Theoretical
                 Semester 2                  Foundations of Algorithms              Linear Algebra
                                                                                                                            Text                                   Studies 2

                                                                                                                            Graphic Design 2: Image and            Critical and Theoretical
                 Semester 1                  Design of Algorithms                   Elements of Data Processing
                                                                                                                            Media Technology                       Studies 3
      Year 2
                 Semester 2                  Database Systems                       Colour Studio                           Principles of Marketing                Product Management

                                             Web Information
                 Semester 1                                                         Computer Systems                        Photomedia Studio                      The Power of Text and Image
                                             Technologies
      Year 3
                 Semester 2                  Graphics and Interaction               IT Project                              Capstone: Graphic Design Studio

         Subject leading to a major                  Major subject: Computing                    Major subject: Graphic Design                    Elective subject              Breadth subject

     QThis is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
     W A study score of 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 or equivalent is required for the Computing major. This course plan reflects entry with a study score of at least 25 in VCE
       Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4. Students with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Specialist Mathematics Units 3 and 4 or equivalent are not required to complete Calculus 1. Students
       with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics Units 3 and 4 or equivalent may not enrol in Calculus 1 for credit.
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CONSTRUCTION
                                                                                                                               Construction has a strong
                                                                                                                                 employment outlook
                                                                                                                                            Employed in 2017: 89 600
                                                                                                                                            Outlook to 2022: 100 900
                                                                                                                                           – ABS, Education and Work (2016)

Construction professionals                                         DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS CAREER OUTCOMES
increasingly operate as a part                                     Construction	+ Architecture                                       ••    Cadet quantity surveyor
of large project teams, where                                                    + Civil Systems                                      ••    Consultant
specialists from different                                                       + Computing
disciplines work closely together                                                + Digital Technologies                               ••    Contract administrator
to fulfil construction and design                                                + Graphic Design                                     ••    Junior cost estimator
                                                                                 + Landscape Architecture
briefs. The Construction major                                                                                                        ••    Junior project coordinator
                                                                                 + Mechanical Systems
has been specifically designed to                                                + Performance Design                                 ••    Research assistant
prepare you for this challenge.                                                  + Property                                           ••    Site coordinator
                                                                                 + Spatial Systems
The Construction major focuses on the                                            + Urban Planning
management of people, processes and
materials in the construction industry,
and how these apply to specific building                           GRADUATE STUDY
projects. Site visits and presentations                            PATHWAYS
by industry professionals deepen your
understanding of real-world practice and                           To achieve professional recognition with
give you opportunities to expand your                              the Australian Institute of Building (AIB),
network while you are studying.                                    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
                                                                   (RICS) and Australian Institute of Quantity
It is an exciting and challenging time                             Surveyors (AIQS), you must also complete
to be working in the construction field.                           the Master of Construction Management.
Technologies are changing rapidly and
our built environment has to respond                               Other popular graduate study options
quickly to difficult global environmental                          include the Master of Construction Law,
and resource challenges.                                           Graduate Diploma in Construction Law
                                                                   and Master of Urban Planning.

                                                                   Find out more about graduate study
                                                                   on page 26.

 SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
 MAJOR IN CONSTRUCTIONW
                                       Understanding the Built
            Semester 1                                                         Principles of Business Law              Global Foundations of Design           Australia in the Wine World
                                       Environment
 Year 1
                                                                                                                       Introduction to Urban                  Sports Coaching: Theory and
            Semester 2                 Principles of Building                  Natural History
                                                                                                                       Planning                               Practice

                                       Construction of Residential             Environmental Building                  Coastal Landforms and
            Semester 1                                                                                                                                        Music Psychology
                                       Buildings                               Systems                                 Processes
 Year 2
                                       Construction of Concrete                Measurement of Building
            Semester 2                                                                                                 Greening Landscapes                    Music and Health
                                       Buildings                               Designs

                                       Steel and Concrete Structural
            Semester 1                                                         Construction Management                 Cities: From Local to Global           Forests in a Global Context
                                       Systems
 Year 3
                                       Capstone: Industry Partner              Construction Contract
            Semester 2                                                                                                 Land Administration Systems            Wines of the World
                                       Project Studio                          Administration

    Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                    Elective subject                   Breadth subject

QT
   his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
W A study score of 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 or equivalent is required for the Construction major.

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DIGITAL
     TECHNOLOGIES
                                                                                                                      197 billion – total number of
                                                                                                                       mobile app downloads in 2017
                                                                                                                                                        – Statista

     The Digital Technologies major                                     DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS CAREER OUTCOMES
     will provide you with practical                                    Digital Technologies	                                             ••   Account manager
     skills and knowledge that can                                      				         + Construction                                      ••   Action designer
     be applied in a variety of fields                                                 + Graphic Design
     associated with design, with a                                                    + Landscape Architecture                            ••   Applications developer
     special focus on digital material                                                 + Performance Design                                ••   Digital strategist
                                                                                       + Property
     such as web-based media,                                                                                                              ••   IT sales and marketing officer
                                                                                       + Urban Planning
     mobile media and interactive                                                                                                          ••   Mobile app designer
     technologies.                                                                                                                         ••   Multimedia programmer
                                                                        GRADUATE STUDY
                                                                                                                                           ••   Search engine optimiser
     The field of digital technologies is                               PATHWAYS
     focused on human-computer interaction.                                                                                                ••   Social media manager
     This includes the study of how people                              Completing a graduate course following
                                                                        the Bachelor of Design will set you up                             ••   Systems designer
     interact with technologies, the design
     of technology, the Internet of Things,                             to become a leader in your field, and                              ••   User experience (UX) designer
     and user experience (UX). It examines                              increase your earning potential.
                                                                                                                                           ••   Web and social media developer
     how we might ensure that information
                                                                        Popular graduate study options include                             ••   Web designer
     technology is usable, useful and
                                                                        the Master of Marketing, Master of
     satisfying to engage with.
                                                                        Information Technology and Master of
     You will learn the fundamentals of digital                         Entrepreneurship.
     technology – including algorithmic,
                                                                        Find out more about graduate study
     data-oriented and web-based techniques
                                                                        on page 26.
     – and develop an understanding of how
     they can be applied in a range of areas.

      SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
      MAJOR IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES WITH MINOR IN PERFORMANCE DESIGN
                                            Foundations of Design:                                                          Critical and Theoretical               Video Games: Remaking
                 Semester 1                                                         Media Computation
                                            Representation                                                                  Studies 1                              Reality
      Year 1
                                                                                    Fundamentals of Interaction             Foundations of Design:                 The Electronic Arts: Vision
                 Semester 2                 Foundations of Algorithms
                                                                                    Design                                  Representation                         and Sound

                                                                                                                            Creative Projects – Digital            Knowledge, Learning and
                 Semester 1                 Elements of Data Processing             Sound in Performance
                                                                                                                            Technologies                           Culture
      Year 2
                                                                                                                                                                   Positive Communities and
                 Semester 2                 Database Systems                        Usability Evaluation Methods            The Figure in Performance
                                                                                                                                                                   Organisations

                                            Web Information
                 Semester 1                                                         Game Design                             Space Studio                           Spaces in Performance
                                            Technologies
      Year 3
                                                                                                                                                                   Knowledge and Learning in
                 Semester 2                 Capstone: Interactive Technology Project                                        Light in Performance
                                                                                                                                                                   Professions

         Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                    Elective subject                   Breadth subject

     QT
        his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

                                                                                                                                 #38 in the world for
                                                                                                                                            Art and Design
                                                                                                                             – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

The Graphic Design major                                          DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS CAREER OUTCOMES
provides you with the conceptual                                  Graphic Design	+ Civil Systems                                    ••   Animator
thinking and technical skills to                                                + Computing                                          ••   Art director
undertake professional graphic                                                  + Construction
design work across a range of                                                   + Digital Technologies                               ••   Creative director
applications.                                                                   + Landscape Architecture                             ••   Creative lead
                                                                                + Mechanical Systems
                                                                                                                                     ••   Exhibition designer
Graphic designers assemble illustrations,                                       + Performance Design
                                                                                + Property                                           ••   Graphic designer
typography, images and motion graphics
to convey messages visually. They work                                          + Spatial Systems                                    ••   Illustrator
in print and digital-based media to                                             + Urban Planning
                                                                                                                                     ••   Industrial designer
present information in ways that are both
memorable and accessible.                                                                                                            ••   Multimedia specialist
                                                                  GRADUATE STUDY                                                     ••   Production designer
Throughout your degree you will work                              PATHWAYS
                                                                                                                                     ••   User experience (UX) designer
towards the completion of a design
                                                                  Completing a graduate course following
portfolio, which can be used as a                                                                                                    ••   Video editor
                                                                  the Bachelor of Design will set you up
foundation for commencing a graphic                                                                                                  ••   Web designer
                                                                  to become a leader in your field, and
design-based career or further study.
                                                                  increase your earning potential.
Grounded in a strong tradition of
                                                                  Popular graduate study options include
studio-based visual art practice at
                                                                  the Graduate Certificate in Visual Art,
the Victorian College of the Arts, your
                                                                  Master of Information Systems and
subjects integrate design theory, digital
                                                                  Master of Marketing Communications.
and analogue approaches and modern
industry practices.                                               Find out more about graduate study
                                                                  on page 26.

 SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
 MAJOR IN GRAPHIC DESIGN WITH BREADTH TRACK IN MARKETING STRATEGY
                                       Foundations of Design:                  Critical and Theoretical
            Semester 1                                                                                                Media Computation                      Principles of Marketing
                                       Representation                          Studies 1
 Year 1
                                       Graphic Design 1: Image and             Critical and Theoretical               Fundamentals of Interaction
            Semester 2                                                                                                                                       Principles of Management
                                       Text                                    Studies 2                              Design

                                       Graphic Design 2: Image and             Critical and Theoretical
            Semester 1                                                                                                Foundations of Algorithms              Managing Operations
                                       Media Technology                        Studies 3
 Year 2
                                                                               Algorithms and Data
            Semester 2                 Colour Studio                                                                  Elements of Data Processing            Strategic Marketing
                                                                               Structures

                                                                                                                      Managing Entrepreneurship
            Semester 1                 Photomedia Studio                       The Power of Text and Image                                                   Global Marketing
                                                                                                                      and Innovation
 Year 3
            Semester 2                 Capstone: Graphic Design Studio                                                Graphics and Interaction               Database Systems

    Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                   Elective subject                   Breadth subject

QThis is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

                                                                                                                                                                                        13
LANDSCAPE
     ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                                          Australia’s high concentration of
                                                                                                           national parks makes it a global
                                                                                                          focus for landscape architecture.

     The Landscape Architecture major                                   DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS CAREER OUTCOMES
     will challenge you to generate                                     Landscape Architecture                                             ••   Environmental consultant
     ecologically responsive and                                        				        + Architecture                                        ••   Field and trial officer
     appropriate designs that consider                                               + Civil Systems
     land planning and transformation                                                + Computing                                           ••   Heritage adviser
     issues, sustainable design                                                      + Construction                                        ••   Horticulture consultant
                                                                                     + Digital Technologies
     principles and natural processes.                                                                                                     ••   Interior and spatial designer
                                                                                     + Graphic Design
                                                                                     + Mechanical Systems                                  ••   Landscape designer
     Landscape architects utilise design and
                                                                                     + Performance Design                                  ••   Nature conservation officer
     ecology to plan our external environments.
                                                                                     + Property
     They play an important role in our                                                                                                    ••   Planning and development surveyor
                                                                                     + Spatial Systems
     experience of living, in neighbourhoods,
                                                                                     + Urban Planning
     city squares, urban forests, parks, streets,
     gardens and green infrastructure.

     You will develop advanced skills in creating
                                                                        GRADUATE STUDY
     design solutions that address local and                            PATHWAYS
     global ecological, cultural and social issues.                     For accreditation by the Australian Institute
                                                                        of Landscape Architects (AILA), you
     Classes incorporate studio sessions, site
                                                                        must complete the Master of Landscape
     visits and theoretical studies of the history
                                                                        Architecture following your degree.
     and practice of landscape architecture.
     You will learn about community programs,                           Other popular graduate study options
     garden and landscape heritage and                                  include the Master of Urban Planning,
     sustainability of our natural resources.                           Graduate Certificate of Garden Design,
                                                                        Master of Urban Culture and Heritage and
                                                                        Master of Environment.

                                                                        Find out more about graduate study
                                                                        on page 26.

      SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
      DOUBLE MAJOR IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND IN ARCHITECTURE
                                                                                    Foundations of Design:                  Critical and Theoretical               An Ecological History of
                 Semester 1                 Global Foundations of Design
                                                                                    Representation                          Studies 1                              Humanity
      Year 1
                                                                                                                                                                   Introduction to Climate
                 Semester 2                 Design Studio Alpha                     Natural History                         Construction as Alchemy
                                                                                                                                                                   Change

                                                                                    Modern Architecture: Momo
                 Semester 1                 Design Studio Beta                                                              Digital Design                         Climate Change II
                                                                                    to Pomo
      Year 2
                                                                                                                            Environmental Building
                 Semester 2                 Design Studio Gamma                     Designing Living Systems                                                       Construction Analysis
                                                                                                                            Systems

                                            Landscape Studio: Urban
                 Semester 1                                                         Site Tectonics                          Design Studio Delta                    Construction Design
                                            Open Space
      Year 3
                 Semester 2                 Capstone: Landscape Studio: Designed Ecologies                                  Capstone: Design Studio Epsilon

         Subject leading to a major                 Major subject: Landscape Architecture                     Major subject: Architecture              Elective subject                Breadth subject

     QT
        his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

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MECHANICAL
SYSTEMS
                                                                                                               #1 in Australia and #27
                                                                                                                in the world for Engineering
                                                                                                                      and Technology
                                                                                                                   – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

Choose the Mechanical Systems                                      Your classes will integrate the science of                         The Master of Engineering is accredited
major and you will learn to                                        mechanics with engineering principles,                             with EUR-ACE® and Engineers Australia,
                                                                   and you will learn to solve practical                              equipping graduates with the skills,
develop and design new products                                    problems using your design expertise.                              knowledge and industry exposure for a
and the machines to make them.                                     Basic principles will be learnt through                            global career in engineering.
                                                                   lectures, small interactive classes,
Mechanical engineers create innovative                             demonstrations, practical laboratory                               Other popular graduate study options
solutions to global challenges in fields                           classes and challenging assignments.                               include the Master of Construction
such as energy and transport, space                                                                                                   Management and the Master of
exploration, climate change, healthcare                                                                                               Information Technology, which is
and more. You will study the operation                             DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS                                               accredited by the Australian Computer
and control of machines in a wide                                                                                                     Society (ACS) and the Royal Institution of
range of contexts, from transportation                             Mechanical Systems
                                                                                                                                      Chartered Surveyors.
(including cars, aircraft and ships)                               				         + Civil Systems
through to everyday devices such as air-                                         + Construction                                       Find out more about graduate study
conditioners and dishwashers.                                                    + Graphic Design                                     on page 26.
                                                                                 + Landscape Architecture
You will discover how to design, plan and                                        + Performance Design
manage the systems, people and technical                                         + Property                                           CAREER OUTCOMES
facilities needed to produce goods and                                           + Urban Planning
                                                                                                                                      ••   Automation technologist
services for industry and domestic
use. You’ll also study the generation                                                                                                 ••   Heating designer
and harnessing of energy (including                                GRADUATE STUDY                                                     ••   Mechanical engineer technician
gas turbines and wave power) and                                   PATHWAYS                                                           ••   Power equipment design technician
technologies to protect the environment
                                                                   To become a professionally accredited
(such as solar heating).                                                                                                              ••   Robotics servicing technician
                                                                   mechanical engineer, you can study the
                                                                   Mechanical Systems major in the Bachelor                           ••   Robotics systems installer
Mechanical Systems interacts with all
other branches of engineering, and is                              of Design and then progress to the two-                            ••   Thermal station technician
increasingly involved with other fields of                         year Master of Engineering (Mechanical) or
                                                                                                                                      ••   Wind tunnel technician
study such as medicine and biology.                                (Mechanical with Business).

 SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
 MAJOR IN MECHANICAL SYSTEMS W
            Semester 1                 Calculus 2                              Physics 1: Fundamentals                 Natural Environments                   Power
 Year 1
                                                                                                                                                              Sustainability in Developing
            Semester 2                 Linear Algebra                          Statics                                 Principles of Buildings
                                                                                                                                                              Communities

                                                                                                                       Construction of Residential
            Semester 1                 Engineering Mathematics                 Engineering Mechanics                                                          Australia Now
                                                                                                                       Buildings
 Year 2
                                                                               Foundations of Electrical               Environmental Building                 Leading Change in a Complex
            Semester 2                 Engineering Computation
                                                                               Networks                                Systems                                World

                                       Thermodynamics and Fluid                                                        Finance of the Built                   Australian Indigenous
            Semester 1                                                         Mechanics and Materials
                                       Mechanics                                                                       Environment                            Politics
 Year 3
                                       Systems Modelling and                                                           Earth Processes for                    Indigenous Engineering and
            Semester 2                                                         Capstone: Mechanical Design
                                       Analysis                                                                        Engineering                            Design

    Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                    Elective subject                   Breadth subject

QT
   his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
W A study score of 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 or equivalent is required for the Mechanical Systems major. This course plan reflects entry with a study score of at least 25
  in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4. Students with a study score of at least 25 in VCE Specialist Mathematics Units 3 and 4 or equivalent are not required to complete Calculus 1.
  Students with a study score of 30 or more in VCE Specialist Mathematics Units 3 and 4 or equivalent may not enrol in Calculus 1 for credit.
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PERFORMANCE
     DESIGN
                                                                                                                                #24 in the world
                                                                                                                                 for Performing Arts
                                                                                                                        – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

     Designers are central players in                                  DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS CAREER OUTCOMES
     the creation of any performance.                                  Performance Design                                                 ••   Arts administrator
     Whether it is in the role of set                                  				         + Civil Systems                                      ••   Costume designer
     designer, costume designer, lighting                                            + Computing
     designer or sound designer, they                                                + Construction                                       ••   Floor manager
     play a pivotal and collaborative part                                           + Digital Technologies                               ••   Lighting designer
                                                                                     + Graphic Design
     in the conception and realisation of                                                                                                 ••   Location manager
                                                                                     + Landscape Architecture
     a performance.                                                                  + Mechanical Systems                                 ••   Production coordinator
                                                                                     + Property                                           ••   Set designer
     Performance designers work with the                                             + Spatial Systems
     human figure, space, light and sound to                                                                                              ••   Sound designer
                                                                                     + Urban Planning
     create beautiful and meaningful design.                                                                                              ••   Theatre stage manager
     You will learn to manipulate these
     materials and explore their relationship                          GRADUATE STUDY
     to each other through studio-based                                PATHWAYS
     classes alongside a comprehensive study
     of the theory, history and practice of                            Completing a graduate course following
     performance design.                                               the Bachelor of Design will set you up
                                                                       to become a leader in your field, offer a
     You will develop the conceptual and                               wide range of career opportunities and
     technical skills required to respond to a                         increase your earning potential.
     design brief and effectively represent and
     communicate your ideas, culminating in a                          Popular graduate study options include
     major design project in third year.                               the Master of Design for Performance and
                                                                       Master of Production Design for Screen.

                                                                       Find out more about graduate study
                                                                       on page 26.

      SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
      MAJOR IN PERFORMANCE DESIGN
                                            Foundations of Design:                 Critical and Theoretical
                 Semester 1                                                                                                Foundations of Computing               Introduction to Mathematics
                                            Representation                         Studies 1
      Year 1
                                                                                   Critical and Theoretical                                                       Fundamentals of Interaction
                 Semester 2                 Sound in Performance                                                           Calculus 2
                                                                                   Studies 2                                                                      Design

                 Semester 1                 Light in Performance                   Digital Design                          Database Systems                       Linear Algebra
      Year 2
                                                                                                                                                                  Foundation of Electrical
                 Semester 2                 The Figure in Performance              Colour Studio                           Usability Evaluation Methods
                                                                                                                                                                  Networks

                                                                                                                           Web Information                        Disability, Diversion and
                 Semester 1                 Space Studio                           Space in Performance
                                                                                                                           Technologies                           Inclusion
      Year 3
                                                                                                                                                                  Sex, Race, Species and Social
                 Semester 2                 Performance Design Studio                                                      The Power of Text and Image
                                                                                                                                                                  Justice

         Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                   Elective subject                   Breadth subject

     Q This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.

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PROPERTY
                                                                                                        There are approximately 9 million
                                                                                                        dwellings in Australia with a total
                                                                                                          value of around $6.2 trillion
                                                                                                                                           – corelogic.com.au

The Property major focuses on                                      DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS CAREER OUTCOMES
developing an understanding                                        Property		+ Civil Systems                                         ••     Building control surveyor
of the ownership, development,                                                + Computing                                             ••     Commercial surveyor
management, feasibility, funding,                                             + Construction
investment potential and                                                      + Digital Technologies                                  ••     Facilities manager
occupation of land and buildings.                                             + Graphic Design                                        ••     Land economist
                                                                              + Landscape Architecture
                                                                                                                                      ••     Property analyst
The mix of disciplines that comprise                                          + Mechanical Systems
                                                                              + Performance Design                                    ••     Property developer
this major are particularly targeted
at industry needs, resulting in strong                                        + Spatial Systems                                       ••     Property investment adviser
outcomes for our graduates. Studies                                           + Urban Planning
                                                                                                                                      ••     Property manager
include the full range of skills and
specialisations needed for a professional                                                                                             ••     Property valuer
career in this dynamic industry.
                                                                   GRADUATE STUDY                                                     ••     Residential surveyor
                                                                   PATHWAYS
                                                                                                                                      ••     Sustainability consultant
You will learn about contemporary
                                                                   Once you have completed the Bachelor
planning issues, trends in the property
                                                                   of Design with a major in Property, you
market, and how the application of
                                                                   will need to complete the two-year
construction practices and structural
                                                                   Master of Property or a Graduate Diploma
design can add value to developments.
                                                                   in Property Valuation plus additional
You will also gain an understanding
                                                                   professional experience in order to
of complementary disciplines such
                                                                   become a registered property valuer.
as economics, market research,
construction, urban planning and law.                              Find out more about graduate study
                                                                   on page 26.

 SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
 DOUBLE MAJOR IN PROPERTY AND IN URBAN PLANNING W
                                                                               Introduction to
            Semester 1                 Principles of Marketing                                                         Cities Past and Future                 Power
                                                                               Microeconomics
 Year 1
                                                                               Introduction to                         Introduction to Urban
            Semester 2                 Economics and Cities                                                                                                   International Politics
                                                                               Macroeconomics                          Planning

                                                                               Design and Property
            Semester 1                 Finance for Built Environment                                                   Cities: From Local to Global           Applications of GIS
                                                                               Principles
 Year 2
                                                                               Design and Property Industry            Urban Design for People and
            Semester 2                 Principles of Business Law                                                                                             Employment Law
                                                                               Studies                                 Places

                                                                               Valuation of Land and                   Planning Social Research               Planning Scenario and Policy
            Semester 1                 Property Case Studies
                                                                               Buildings                               Workshop                               Workshop
 Year 3
                                       Sustainable Management of               Capstone: Design and
            Semester 2                                                                                                 Capstone: Urban Precinct Studio
                                       Design Assets                           Property Studio

    Subject leading to a major                   Major subject: Property                   Major subject: Urban Planning                     Elective subject              Breadth subject

QT
   his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
W A study score of 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 of or equivalent is required for the Property major.

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SPATIAL
     SYSTEMS
                                                                                                                      GPS is a form of spatial
                                                                                                           information and is used in most
                                                                                                             industries, including mining,
                                                                                                           aviation, surveying, agriculture,
                                                                                                          marine, recreation, and the military.

     Spatial systems is the study of                                    Spatial information is an essential and                            Other popular graduate study options
     the science and technology of                                      indispensable part of any economy’s                                include the Graduate Diploma of Built
                                                                        infrastructure and graduates of this                               Environment, Master of Urban Planning,
     3D measurement, mapping and                                        discipline are in strong demand.                                   Master of Construction Management and
     visualisation, focusing on the                                                                                                        the Master of Information Technology
     fundamental questions of where,                                                                                                       (Spatial), which is accredited by the
     what and when.                                                     DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS                                               Australian Computer Society (ACS)
                                                                        Spatial Systems	+ Graphic Design                                  and the Royal Institution of Chartered
     Spatial information experts develop                                                + Landscape Architecture                           Surveyors.
     the technologies that lie behind                                                   + Performance Design
     urban analytics, smart cities, disaster                                                                                               Find out more about graduate study
                                                                                        + Property
     management, GPS, web mapping, mobile                                                                                                  on page 26.
                                                                                        + Urban Planning
     location-based services and virtual
     environments. These technologies require
     substantial design to work effectively.                            GRADUATE STUDY                                                     CAREER OUTCOMES
     They are concerned with capturing,                                 PATHWAYS                                                           ••   3D spatial consultant
     analysing, managing and presenting spatial                                                                                            ••   Asset information coordinator
     information crucial to human decision-                             To become a professionally accredited
     making, planning and design.                                       spatial engineer, you can study the Spatial                        ••   Boundary surveyor
                                                                        Systems major in the Bachelor of Design                            ••   Forensic surveyor
     The Spatial Systems major focuses on                               and then progress to the two-year Master
     spatial data handling and infrastructure,                          of Engineering (Spatial).                                          ••   Geodesist
     web and mobile mapping, spatial analysis,                                                                                             ••   GIS consultant
                                                                        The Master of Engineering is accredited
     spatial cognition and logical reasoning.
                                                                        with EUR-ACE® and provisionally                                    ••   Hydrographic surveyor
     You will develop hands-on skills in                                accredited with Engineers Australia,                               ••   Spatial analyst
     modern, sophisticated technologies                                 equipping graduates with the skills,
     such as GPS, 3D computer visualisations,                           knowledge and industry exposure for a
     geographic information systems (GIS),                              global career in engineering.
     surveying, and satellite and photographic
     image processing.

      SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
      DOUBLE MAJOR IN SPATIAL SYSTEMS AND IN PROPERTYW
                 Semester 1                 Calculus 1                              Mapping Environments                    Principles of Marketing                From Graffiti to Terrorism
      Year 1
                 Semester 2                 Linear Algebra                          Economics and Cities                    Principles of Business Law             Policing

                                                                                                                                                                   Design and Property
                 Semester 1                 Applications of GIS                     Engineering Computation                 Finance for Built Environment
                                                                                                                                                                   Principles
      Year 2
                                                                                                                            Design and Property Industry
                 Semester 2                 Surveying and Mapping                   Database Systems                                                               Drugs That Shape Society
                                                                                                                            Studies

                                                                                                                                                                   Valuation of Land and
                 Semester 1                 Engineering Risk Analysis               Imaging the Environment                 Property Case Studies
                                                                                                                                                                   Buildings
      Year 3
                                                                                    Capstone: Integrated Spatial            Sustainable Management of              Capstone: Design and
                 Semester 2                 Land Administration Systems
                                                                                    Systems                                 Design Assets                          Property Studio

         Subject leading to a major                  Major subject: Spatial Systems                      Major subject: Property                   Elective subject                    Breadth subject

     QT
        his is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
     W A study score of 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 of or equivalent is required for the Spatial Systems and Property majors.

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URBAN PLANNING
                                                                                                         More than half of the world
                                                                                                    population lives in urban areas, and
                                                                                                    virtually all countries are becoming
                                                                                                          increasingly urbanised.
                                                                                                        – United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Urban planning is the art of                                      As we adapt to global changes that impact                          Find out more about graduate study on
making places. It’s a collaborative                               our cities – including climate change,                             page 26.
                                                                  deepening social inequality, concerns
process that shapes the physical                                  for community health and safety, and
setting for life in urban areas.                                  the emergence of global city-regions –                             CAREER OUTCOMES
                                                                  planning has never been more critical.                             ••   Building and planning officer
Urban planning focuses on the
intersection of the built environment                                                                                                ••   Development support officer
and the public interest. Urban planners                           DOUBLE MAJOR OPTIONS                                               ••   Economics and social advisory
explore the design and planning of public                                                                                                 consultant
spaces, taking into consideration social,                         Urban Planning	+ Civil Systems
economic, aesthetic and environmental                                             + Computing                                        ••   Graphic designer
factors. Urban planners and designers                                             + Construction
                                                                                                                                     ••   Land-use planning officer
are actively engaged with some of                                                 + Digital Technologies
                                                                                  + Graphic Design                                   ••   Planning and GIS consultant
the most pressing issues of our time,
including increased urbanisation, climate                                         + Landscape Architecture                           ••   Planning consultant
change and sustainable resourcing.                                                + Mechanical Systems
                                                                                                                                     ••   Policy developer
                                                                                  + Performance Design
In the Urban Planning major, you                                                  + Spatial Systems                                  ••   Research analyst
will develop a broad knowledge of                                                                                                    ••   Statutory planner
the history, theory, leading concepts
and principles of urban planning and                              GRADUATE STUDY                                                     ••   Strategic planning assistant
design. You will understand the role of                           PATHWAYS
planners in influencing environmental
                                                                  The undergraduate major in Urban Planning
sustainability, economic resilience
                                                                  is a pre-professional course designed to
and social equity in cities and towns,
                                                                  provide the basic skills and theoretical
and be able to identify the main trends
                                                                  knowledge to undertake an accredited
and factors shaping the development
                                                                  professional program such as the Master of
of local, national, regional and global
                                                                  Urban Planning or Master of Urban Design.
communities.

 SAMPLE COURSE PLAN – BACHELOR OF DESIGNQ
 MAJOR IN URBAN PLANNING WITH BREADTH TRACK IN MANAGING CHANGE
                                                                                                                                                             Sports Coaching: Theory and
            Semester 1                 Cities Past and Future                 Global Foundations of Design            Natural History
                                                                                                                                                             Practice
 Year 1
                                       Introduction to Urban                  Foundation of Design:
            Semester 2                                                                                                Economics of Cities                    Australia in the Wine World
                                       Planning                               Representation

                                                                                                                      Design and Property
            Semester 1                 Cities: From Local to Global           Applications of GIS                                                            Organisational Behaviour W
                                                                                                                      Principles
 Year 2
                                       Urban Design for People and                                                                                           Managing Human
            Semester 2                                                        Economics and Cities                    Inside the City of Diversity
                                       Places                                                                                                                Resources W

                                       Planning Scenario and Policy           Planning Social Research                Design and Property Industry           Managing in Contemporary
            Semester 1
                                       Workshop                               Workshop                                Studies                                Organisations W
 Year 3
            Semester 2                 Capstone: Urban Precinct Studio                                                The Disaster Resilient City            Managing Strategic Change W

    Subject leading to a major                        Major subject                   Elective subject                   Breadth subject

Q This is a sample course plan only. Subjects offered may change from year to year. You will be advised of current subject offerings prior to subject selection and enrolment.
W Subject included in the Managing Change breadth track.

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CONCURRENT
     DIPLOMAS

     Concurrent diplomas offer another                                DIPLOMA IN LANGUAGES                                            DIPLOMA IN MUSIC
     way to develop your interests                                    Languages available: Ancient Greek,                             The Diploma in Music provides the
     and discover new opportunities                                   Arabic, Chinese, French, German,                                opportunity to further your musical
     outside of your chosen degree.                                   Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese,                          training or explore areas of academic and
                                                                      Latin, Russian and Spanish.                                     practical interest in music, while gaining
                                                                                                                                      a music qualification alongside your
     FLEXIBLE STUDY                                                   Available to:                                                   undergraduate studies in another field.
     OPTIONS                                                          Students enrolled in Arts, Biomedicine,                         The program can be tailored depending
                                                                      Commerce, Design, Music and Science.                            on your interests, and provides access to
     Our diplomas give you many flexible                              Available in some graduate programs                             the full range of Conservatorium options.
     options to enrich and broaden your                               (pending permission from graduate
     studies – and if you're an undergraduate                         program coordinator).                                           Available to:
     domestic student, you may be eligible to                                                                                         Students enrolled in Arts, Biomedicine,
     receive the final half of the diploma HECS                       Prerequisites                                                   Commerce, Design and Science.
     free. You can study a diploma alongside                          If you are applying for a Diploma in
     your undergraduate degree (adding a                              Languages other than in Ancient Greek,                          Prerequisites
     further year of study), or cross-credit                          Hebrew or Latin and have not studied                            There are no additional prerequisites
     up to 50 points (four subjects) of study                         your chosen language at the University,                         once you are enrolled in your
     in your undergraduate degree and your                            you are required to take a Language                             undergraduate degree. Some ensemble
     diploma, enabling you to complete the                            Placement Test.                                                 subjects require an audition, and entry
     degree and the diploma within 3.5 years.                                                                                         to the music performance stream –
                                                                      ba.unimelb.edu.au/enrich/diploma-                               involving individual instrumental or
     High-achieving students may be able                              languages                                                       vocal lessons – is by recorded audition,
     to complete their degree and diploma
                                                                                                                                      submitted in early February.
     within three years. Conditions apply, and
     you should discuss your options with a                           DIPLOMA IN                                                      mcm.unimelb.edu.au/study/degrees/
     course adviser once you enrol in your                            MATHEMATICAL                                                    diploma-in-music
     undergraduate degree.
                                                                      SCIENCES
                                                                      The Diploma in Mathematical Sciences
     DIPLOMA IN                                                       enables you to gain a mathematics
     INFORMATICS                                                      qualification while completing an
                                                                      undergraduate degree.
     The Diploma in Informatics will equip you
     with the understanding of IT technologies                        Available to:
     and tools that employers are seeking.
                                                                      Students enrolled in Arts, Biomedicine,
     The Diploma is designed to complement
                                                                      Commerce, Design, Music and Science.R
     your core studies with fundamental
     programming and data management skills.                          Prerequisites
     Available to:                                                    A study score of 30 in VCE Specialist
                                                                      Mathematics Units 3 and 4 or equivalent,
     Students enrolled in Arts, Biomedicine,Q
                                                                      or successful completion of university-
     Commerce, Design,W Music and Science.E
                                                                      level studies equivalent to VCE Specialist
     Prerequisites                                                    Mathematics Units 3 and 4.
     Successful completion of 50 points of                            courses.science.unimelb.edu.au/study/
     University study, including the core subject                     degrees/diploma-in-mathematical-
     COMP10001 Foundations of Computing,                              sciences
     with a weighted average of 65%.

     cis.unimelb.edu.au/study/
     undergraduate

     Q   Bachelor of Biomedicine students cannot complete the diploma and the degree within the standard structure and time frame. Consult your course adviser.
     W   Bachelor of Design students majoring in Computing are not permitted to complete the Diploma in Informatics.
     E   Bachelor of Science students who select a major in Computing and Software Systems or Data Science are not permitted to complete a Diploma in Informatics.
     R   Bachelor of Science students who select a major in Mathematics and Statistics or Mathematical Physics or Data Science are not permitted to complete a Diploma in Mathematical Sciences.
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