Why study architecture and built environment?

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Create meaningful designs

Studying Architecture perfectly combines Zoe’s love for creating, with her interest in science. When designing concepts for Nowanup Bush University, her team focused on sustainable, modular structures that the people of Nowanup could build independently in the future.

Read Zoe’s story

Harness your ambitions

“I’m aspiring to work as an architect and continue to build my watch brand simultaneously. I know that one career could never keep me entertained: I’ll always like working on multiple things and ensuring that my ideas never go to waste.”

Read David’s story

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Dream big

“It’s a really big goal, but eventually I’d like to do suburban conservation. I plan to do conservation biology after this so I can intertwine the two and somehow plan cities that are eco-friendly.”

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Head into exams with your spot at Curtin secured

You can now apply to receive your Curtin offer early, ahead of the ATAR exam period. An early offer means you can spend more time preparing for your exams, knowing we’ve got your place at Curtin sorted. Applications close 30 September 2019.

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Meet our Alumni Innovators | Iris Smit

Curtin graduate, Iris, built a multi-million dollar enterprise with an innovative cosmetic product, The Quick Flick. The skills she gained through her Interior Architecture degree prepared her to see projects through from start to finish, and negotiate challenges along the way.

“People aren’t just buying a product, they’re buying the whole experience of the brand.”

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Did you know?

  • We’re ranked in the top 100 in the world in the field of architecture and the built environment in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.
  • Our Interior Architecture degree with embedded honours offers the highest undergraduate Australian qualification for the interior design industry
  • Twenty-five architecture students worked on the Bayswater Urban Regeneration Hub, a project to transform Perth’s historic suburb of Bayswater into a dynamic, sustainable, transit-orientated city.
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    Explore our architecture and built environment courses

    Our diverse range of architecture and built environment courses means you can follow your passion while gaining the skills, knowledge and experience to develop your passion into a meaningful future.

    If you want to make a difference and have an interest in improving living conditions, urban developments, construction and environmentally friendly design then explore our architecture and built environment courses and put your passion to work.

    View our undergraduate courses and apply:

  • Architectural Science
  • Construction Management
  • Geography
  • Interior Architecture**
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • ** If you don’t meet our entry requirements, find out how portfolio entry could offer a flexible pathway.

    Find out how to apply

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