Deakin University

Master of Architecture

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Expand your knowledge in architecture, design and innovative strategies through creativity. You will develop sought-after skills through exploration of critical architectural studies, environmental resiliency, sustainable design, technological advancement and social and theoretical issues, preparing you for contemporary professional practice. You will have access to our impressive a+b studio – an inspiring open plan space where you can work collaboratively and develop your projects. Throughout this course you will undertake studies of ethical, evaluative and research frameworks which underpin the field of architecture. You will also fabricate models in our state-of-the-art architecture workshop and experiment with technology, materials and processes. The workshop is fully equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC routers and traditional tools and machinery.

Designed for

Students who have completed a three year accredited degree in Architecture

Structure

16 credit points of units

Subjects

  • Architecture Design: Graduate Studio
  • Architecture Communication Advanced
  • Reading Architecture
  • Architecture Design: Graduate Studio
  • Architecture Communication Advanced
  • Reading Architecture
  • Critical futures
  • Built Environment Professional Practice

Standard entry requirements

  • 2 years full time (16 credit points) Bachelor degree in architecture with a WAM (or equivalent average grade indicator) of 65 or higher, OR
  • Bachelor degree in architecture with a WAM (or equivalent average grade indicator) between 55 and 64, AND portfolio of relevant work and personal statement, OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent. 1.5 years full time (3 years part time) – 12 credit points:D364 Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) with a WAM (or equivalent average grade indicator) of 65 or higher OR
  • D364 Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) with a WAM (or equivalent average grade indicator) between 55 and 64, AND portfolio of relevant work and personal statement OR
  • Evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.

Recognition

Australian Institute of Architects; the Architects Registration Board of Victoria; the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia. The Master of Architecture is also recognised internationally by the Board of Architects Malaysia.

Study pathways

Students who have completed the Master of Architecture may continue on to undertake Higher Degree by Research study.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waterfront Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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