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Architectural Design and Technical Integration Methods

  • Qualification:

    Undergraduate unit

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available

  • Duration:

    13 weeks

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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Course Unit
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What you'll learn

About this unit

Architectural Design and Technical Integration Methods is ideal for those looking to get ahead in the field of architecture. It teaches the appropriate techniques required to communicate ideas and resolutions within architectural propositions. It is part of a series of units from Curtin University that link together, including Environment and Technological Systems in Architecture 2 and Architectural Design and technical Integration Studio.

Delivered online by Open Universities Australia, this unit also includes Work Integrated Learning (WIL), whereby you will carry out design activity in the workshop, on site, and in a real-life stimulation situation. This enables increased interaction in a real working environment.

The unit is graded according to a portfolio (30%), and two project reports (35% each).



In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science), Curtin University

You must also have successfully completed one of the following units:

  • Architectural Discourse and Spatial Intelligence Studio
    • Architectural Discourse and Spatial Intelligence Methods
  • And have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in, or intending to concurrently enrol in the following unit:

  • Architecture Design and Technical Integration Studio

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

Areas of study

In this Architectural Design and Technical Integration Methods unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Conceptual design
  • Schematic design
  • Developed Design
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Completing this unit will allow you to progress within a professional environment, appropriately communicating ideas and contributing towards resolved architectural propositions. It will aid you in formulating coherent and strategic design, and allow you to take an active role in each stage of the design process.

Not only will the unit further your career prospects, but it will also contribute to your personal growth with a vast and varied insight into the current working climate. Nurturing confidence, crafting skills and making knowledge-based proposals are all feasible benefits to studying this unit.

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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