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Major

Buildings and Environments

Bachelor of Design

The Buildings and Environments major places particular emphasis on the role designers play in shaping how the world works.

You will explore both building and planning including sustainability and conservation, transport and infrastructure, architecture and built environment, and the economic and social aspects of development.

Highlights

Top 5 in Australia for architecture

ERA Outcomes 2018

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Fieldwork
  • Studios

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Building Materials: Properties, Principles and Applications
  • Sociology of the City
  • Building Science: Performance and Sustainability
  • Community Participation in Planning

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 2, 2021, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options for students who can't attend in person. Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

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