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The Faculty of Built Environment (FBE) is unique in Australia in the range of disciplines it offers, including: Architecture, Building, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Planning & Urban Development.

FBE has an academic structure aimed at encouraging synergy among the disciplines in the Faculty as well as providing flexibility for students in the range of courses they are able to select. Students have the opportunity to gain both expertise in their chosen disciplines and to become familiar with the concepts and ideas of the other disciplines in the Faculty.

The undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty are well established and well regarded by employers. Each program integrates the academic discipline as well as the practical skills required for professional practice. Undergraduate students also have the option of selecting from a number of combined degrees offered in conjunction with other faculties. The Faculty also provides opportunities for graduate and professional studies, and for research in and across the fields of the natural, modified and built environment.

FBE has a reputation for the excellence of its staff and students and is professionally recognised nationally and internationally. Approximately 20 per cent of enrolments are international students. The Faculty receives strong industry support and extensive international academic links provide opportunities for exchange and collaboration in learning and research.

Further information about the faculty can be found at the faculty website The website provides detailed information on the Faculty's programs, staff, research and events as well as exhibits of student work. You will find ready information on almost any matter that affects your study within the FBE.

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For Postgraduate and Research Students

Degrees at FBE

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