Bachelor of Architectural Studies

University of Auckland

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS) provides student with a general introduction to architecture and related aspects of design. It forms the first part of the two-tiered programme and is a prerequisite degree for entry into the professional qualification, the Master of Architecture (Professional). Students will undertake design projects in the studio, and take a number of core courses in the fields of architectural media, history and theory of architecture and urbanism, architectural and environmental technology and professional studies. Students will also select from electives in architectural media and take two General Education courses.


This course consist of 360 credits studied over a period of at least three years of full-time study.


  • Architectural studies

Standard entry requirements

  • NCEA Level 3
  • CIE
  • IB


New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB); New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA); Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA)

Study pathways

Master of Architecture (Professional); Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (PGDipArch); Master of Architecture (MArch); Master of Architecture (MArch) - in Sustainable Design; Master of Urban Planning (MUrbPlan); Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $24,487 No

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