Master of Architecture
Course summary for current students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Master of Architecture|
If you started your course before 2017, please refer to the plan your study page.
|Campus||Offered at Waterfront (Geelong)|
|Duration||2 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||059382E|
|Deakin course code||S700|
|Approval status||This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.|
|Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition||The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.|
- Course overview
- Indicative student workload
- Professional recognition
- Fees and charges
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Course structure
Get a specialist education that builds upon an established background in architecture and built environment studies.
The Master of Architecture develops your skills and knowledge in architectural design research and resolution, urban ecologies and contexts, integrated project evaluation and performance-measured sustainable design. All of these are expected in modern professional practice.
You’ll also undertake advanced studies in cultural, technological, design, environmental and theoretical knowledge. Plus, you’ll study the ethical, evaluative and research frameworks which underpin the architecture field.
Deakin’s Master of Architecture is professionally accredited within Australia by the Australian Institute of Architects, the Architects Registration Board of Victoria and the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia. This lets you to achieve your professional registration, taking your career one step further.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
Indicative student workload
You can expect to participate in a range of teaching activities each week. This could include classes, seminars, workshops, site visits and online interaction. You can refer to the individual unit details in the course structure for more information. You will also need to study and complete assessment tasks in your own time.
This course is accredited (within Australia) by the Australian Institute of Architects, the Architects Registration Board of Victoria and the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia.
Domestic students enrolled in certain postgraduate coursework programs may be eligible for student income support through Youth Allowance and Austudy.
Further information can be found at Deakin University's Fees website.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
Course Learning Outcomes
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes (DGLOs)
Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
1. Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities: appropriate to the level of study related to a discipline or profession.
2. Communication: using oral, written and interpersonal communication to inform, motivate and effect change.
3. Digital literacy: using technologies to find, use and disseminate information.
4. Critical thinking: evaluating information using critical and analytical thinking and judgment.
5. Problem solving: creating solutions to authentic
6. Self-management: working and learning independently, and taking responsibility for personal actions.
7. Teamwork: working and learning with others from different disciplines and backgrounds.
8. Global citizenship: engaging ethically and productively in the professional context and with diverse communities and cultures in a global context.
Approved by Faculty Board 14 July 2016
To complete the Master of Architecture, students must attain 16 credit points. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake two trimesters each year.
The 16 credit points include 14 core units (these are compulsory) and 2 restricted elective units.
|SRA710||Safety Induction Program (0 credit points)|
|SRD763||Architectural Design in Urban Contexts|
|SRD764||Urban Design Studio|
|SRD765||Architectural Design and Resolution|
|SRD766||Architecture Design Masterclass (2 credit points)|
|SRM750||Built Environment Professional Practice|
|SRR711||Thesis (2 credit points)|
|SRT757||Building Systems and Environment|
|SRV799||Built Environment Integrated Project|
Students choose one history/theory elective chosen from the following:
|SRA743||Trans-National Mega Projects|
Plus one elective from any approved SR*7** coded unit