Master of Architecture (Research)

Course summary for international students

Year2017 course information
Award granted Master of Architecture (Research)

Waterfront (Geelong)

Cloud CampusYes
Length1-2 years full time
Fee paying annual fee - commencing 2017$31,000 for 1 yr full-time AUD
CRICOS course code070375M
LevelHigher Degree Research
English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent). More information is available at

Deakin course code S800
Faculty contactsDeakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deepen your knowledge on a chosen topic within the field of architecture through independent, sustained and academically-supervised research.

Undertake a research investigation in architecture and develop advanced skills in critical thinking, analysis and research methodologies under the supervision of internationally-recognised research staff. You’ll produce a written thesis of approximately 60,000-80,000 words.

The School of Architecture and Built Environment specialises in socio-cultural ecology, tectonic ecology and construction ecology themes. You can choose topics from areas including architectural history and theory, environmental building science, professional practice and parametric modelling.

When applying, contact the School for guidance on developing research proposals.

Fees and charges

The tuition fees you pay are calculated depending on the course you choose.

The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students completing the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load and the length of your course.

Learn more about fees and available payment options.

Entry requirements - general

Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.
For more information please visit the Deakin Research - Higher Degrees by Research page.

How to apply

Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.