Master of Architecture (By Research)

Deakin University

This program is available to students who have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. The course will suit graduates seeking to extend and deepen their knowledge on a chosen topic through independent, sustained and academically-supervised research. Students will develop advanced skills in critical thinking, analysis and research methodologies under the supervision of internationally recognised supervisors, as they produce a written thesis dissertation of approximately 60,000-80,000 words. The School of Architecture and Built Environment has specialisms in socio-cultural ecology, tectonic ecology and construction ecology themes. Students can choose topics from various areas including architectural history and theory, environmental building science, professional practice and parametric modelling and should contact the School for guidance on developing research proposals when making applications.

Course Fee:


International: $66,672

Entry Requirements:

Relevant honours degree

Structure:

Thesis

Subjects you can Study:

Architecture; Construction ecology; Socio-cultural ecology; Tectonic ecology; Urban ecologies

Study Pathways:

Admission to higher degree by research candidature is normally granted on the basis of a bachelor degree with honours or a master degree with a substantial research component.

Further information:

Scholarships are available.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waterfront No info Yes Online 2 years
Waterfront No info Yes Full time 2 years
Waterfront No info Yes Part time 4 years

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