Master of Architecture (MArch)

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Academic Year

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The Master of Architecture is a professionally accredited program which will enable graduates to apply for registration and practice as Architects. The program is intended to develop professional and creative abilities in the context of contemporary theory and practice in Architecture.

Applicants should be aware that depending on their qualifications, non-standard admission requirements for this program, including the submission of a CV and portfolio of work, may be required and should contact the School of Architecture and Built Environment for full details of the entry requirements of the program.

The Master of Architecture is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extension qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.


Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Architecture

There shall be a Master of Architecture.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the degree of Master of Architecture (coursework), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 33 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 12 units in the form of a final project.
  3. Elective courses to the value of 3 units

Core Courses