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Master of Architecture

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Architecture
CampusOffered at Waterfront (Geelong)
Cloud (online)No
Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code059382E
Deakin course codeS700

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Course overview

The Master of Architecture provides students with specialist education, building upon an established background in architecture and built environment studies. It offers advanced studies in cultural, technological, design, environmental and theoretical knowledge, and develops the ethical, evaluative and research frameworks which underpin the architecture field.


The Master of Architecture degree has been designed to allow incorporation of the final units required to fulfill the academic requirements required for professional accreditation and registration of graduates.


Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

Professional recognition

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.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.


Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

The degree requires students to complete 16 credit points of study (two years of full-time study or part-time equivalent).

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Course structure

Students select 16 credit points of study including the following core units:


SRA710 Safety Induction Program  *

SRA760 Urban Ecologies  

SRD763 Architectural Design in Urban Contexts  

SRD764 Urban Design Studio  

SRD765 Architectural Design and Resolution  

SRD766 Architecture Design Masterclass  (2 cps)

SRM750 Built Environment Professional Practice  

SRQ762 Cost Planning  

SRR711 Thesis (Architecture)  (2cps)

SRR782 Research Methodology  

SRT750 Sustainable Futures  

SRT757 Building Systems and Environment  

SRV799 Built Environment Integrated Project  


Plus one history/theory elective chosen from the following:


SRA742 Urban Perspectives  

SRA743 Trans-National Mega Projects  


Plus one elective from any approved SR*7** coded unit


*SRA710 is a compulsory 0-credit-point unit.

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Income support

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.


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