Master of Architecture

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

The Master of Architecture will equip you with the core skills and knowledge required to become a qualified architecture professional. This is an advanced specialist course leading to registration as an architect. You'll graduate ready to respond to the dynamic needs of contemporary built environments. You'll gain specialist knowledge in architectural design, theories, practices and evolving construction methods, and develop critical and conceptual skills to address relevant global issues such as sustainability, density, affordability, and social responsibility. Through a diversity of architecture design studios and studies units you'll have the flexibility to explore areas of architecture of interest to you. Throughout the course you'll collaborate with relevant stakeholders on real projects and develop transferrable skills to become an independent entrepreneurial design professional and work as a key member of multidisciplinary teams to shape the future.


  • Architecture foundations
  • Advanced architecture and design studios
  • Applied professional practices
  • Electives

Standard entry requirements

Depending upon your prior qualifications and experience you will be eligible for entry credit, which reduces the duration. 3 years with a bachelor's degree in any field, or 2 years with a bachelor's degree in Architecture. For the 3 year course, selection is based on previous academic achievement. Applicants must also provide a compilation of evidence of creative engagement through any media, a current curriculum vitae and a statement of intent. Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview. For the 2 year course, shortlisted applicants may be invited for an interview. Selection is based on previous academic achievement, which must have been completed within 5 years of proposed commencement of the Masters program. Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Architectural Design at Monash University will automatically progress to the 2-year Master of Architecture.


The Master of Architecture meets the academic requirements for registration as an architect in Australia. To register as an architect, you must also complete two years of professional practice and pass the AACA Architectural Practice Examination. For more details, please visit the Architectural Registration Board of Victoria website at

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Caulfield Domestic: $69,400
International: $82,000

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