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Challenge the way you think and learn the skills needed to build a career in the Built Environment at ACTs #1 uni for teaching quality and skill development. *
At UC you will gain a combination of learned and practical expertise thanks to our distinctive, state-of-the-art facilities, our hands-on approach to learning and valuable industry opportunities. Our industry-accredited degrees are taught by the best in the business and developed in collaboration with industry partners, meaning you’ll graduate job-ready and with an incredible edge.
There is no better place to study the Built Environment, than right here in Canberra. Our nation’s capital will inspire you with some of Australia’s most iconic buildings and stunning architecture, and you can look forward to strong career outcomes thanks to a booming job market.
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#1 in Canberra for Fulltime Employment
In Architecture and the Built Environment(Good Universities Guide, 2022)
Canberra’s home of Built Environment
The only university in Canberra offering industry-accredited degrees in built environment
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Our learning spaces
3D Printing Lab
Situated in Workshop7 our 3D printing lab is equipped with a range of small and large-scale printers to help you bring your creative ideas to life.
Explore the future of automation in design and manufacturing with our Universal Robots UR10e robot arm. This technology will allow you to construct models that would otherwise be to complex using manual techniques.
Equipped with a large and a small format laser cutter, our Laser Lab will allow you to quickly turn sheet material into a kit-form model. This is ideal to bring your architectural models to life.
Bring your deigns to life in one of our several computer labs equipped with industry standard design software required for 2D and 3D modeling allowing you to develop your technical skills.
The Mulitcam CNC Router can process a large variety of materials to produce 2D “profile cuts” which form kit models as well as 3D route shapes such as landscape contour models with complex 3-dimensional curvature.
Design and manufacture advance composite objects and structures in our Composites Lab. With facilities for processing "prepreg" carbon fibre and other fabrics, you can produce industry standard, high quality composite parts in house.
Explore Workshop 7
Develop your talents and get industry ready in UC’s state-of-the-art Workshop7. You will have access to an expansive suite of technology, materials and equipment to help you bring your ideas to life.
Do you have personal or school-based projects you’re proud of? Bypass standard university admissions by submitting five pieces of your most accomplished work in architecture, landscape design or building and construction management.
At UC we value the importance of real-world, practical learning experiences to ensure you graduate connected, skilled and ready for career success. Connect with real clients, mentors and industry communities from day one and build your professional network well before you graduate.
What’s more, you’ll get to prepare for your future career and showcase your skills thanks to the vast internship opportunities, study tours, competitions and exhibitions on offer throughout the duration of your degree.
Studying at UC gave me the confidence to try different disciplines within interior architecture – I’ve since worked on commercial, residential and industrial architecture projects. I feel I’m a well-rounded practitioner within my profession – thanks, in large part, to the study methods at UC.
Bachelor of the Built Environment (Interior Architecture)