Master of Architecture with Master of Landscape Architecture (MArch MLandArch)

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The double degree of Master of Architecture with Master of Landscape Architecture is a professionally accredited program which will enable graduates to apply for registration and practice as both Architects and Landscape Architects. The program is intended to develop professional and creative abilities in the context of contemporary theory and practice in Architecture and Landscape 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 Civil Engineering for full details of the entry requirements of the program.

The Master of Architecture with Master of Landscape Architecture is an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Program Learning Outcome
1. Demonstrate understanding of an advanced body of architectural knowledge, including its history, ideologies, discourses, and precedents and relevant knowledge of people, environments, culture, technology, history and ideas pertinent to architectural propositions.
2. Grasp and navigate the legal, political and other contextual frameworks of architectural design and practice.
3. Research, critically analyse, and creatively synthesise a range of information, including aesthetic, ethical, social, economic, environmental, and technical aspects, to design and evaluate architectural propositions.
4. Describe and communicate design propositions, creatively utilising diverse technologies and media across verbal, written, graphic, and modelling modes of representation, appropriate to the range of audiences involved in the built environment.
5. Demonstrate a high level of ability to synthesise information and apply relevant theory in defining and solving complex planning problems.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of the professional identity of the architect and the role and scope of architectural practice, encompassing its ethical dimensions, interdisciplinary linkages, and emergent challenges and opportunities, and identify one’s specific orientation and trajectory within this context.
7. Demonstrate understanding of an advanced body of landscape architectural knowledge, in its social, economic, environmental and cultural context.
8. Demonstrate a high level of digital, graphic, textual, technical and research skills relevant to the discipline of landscape architecture.
9. Demonstrate an ability to seek and critically apply a range of scientific and cultural information including structural, material, theoretical and historical knowledge to the assessment and design of landscape architectural projects.
10. Demonstrate an understanding of the scope of professional landscape architectural practice including interdisciplinary and ethical considerations.
11. Through design, apply skills and knowledge to resolve complex landscape architecture propositions.

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.

Program Maximum Duration: As specified in Table 1 of the Coursework Academic Programs Policy, this program must be completed within a Maximum Duration which includes any periods of non-enrolment, leave of absence or approved study at other institutions for credit towards a Program.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Architecture with Master of Landscape Architecture

There shall be a Master of Architecture with Master of Landscape Architecture.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the double degree of Master of Architecture with Master of Landscape Architecture, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 45 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 24 units in the form of a final project and / or a research dissertation
  3. Elective courses to the value of 3 units.