Are you highly creative? Do you want to change things for the better? Do you dream of becoming a leading architect? From fashion to animation, your pathway to the cutting-edge Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building begins here.

Our program is designed to equip you with the skills you’ll need for success at university, and in your future career. We offer UTS Foundation Studies (for international students only) and a Diploma of Design & Architecture, where you'll receive 36 credit points towards your UTS design degree.

Diploma of Design & Architecture

Get on track for entry to the first year of UTS Bachelor of Design or Architecture, with our Diploma of Design & Architecture. Created in partnership with UTS, our curriculum prepares you for university with projects, collaborations and presentations. Work at your own pace with flexible options of delivery from 8 months Accelerated, 12 months Standard or 16 months Extended. Course details


  • 36 credit points guaranteed
  • Subjects co-written by UTS
  • UTS guest speakers
  • Class visits and excursions
  • Access to the latest software

Paths to UTS

The pathway you take to UTS will depend on your current academic and English qualifications.

Degree majors

Receive 36 credit points towards any of the below UTS Design degrees:

  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Fashion and Textiles
  • Product Design
  • Photography
  • Visual Communication
  • Landscape Architecture 
  • Interior Architecture 

Career prospects

  • Architect 
  • Urban Designer
  • Urban Planner
  • Fashion Designer
  • Interior Architect
  • Photography and Situated Media
  • Visual Communication
  • Landscape Architect