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MArch Architecture (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
34944 AUD
National
9050 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

The Master of Architecture (MArch) is the second stage of obtaining a professional qualification in Architecture. It builds on the core skills developed in the BArchDes. Architecture is a dynamic and demanding profession, making a positive contribution to the shaping of our built environment and our culture. The essential skill of an architect is the ability to design buildings and spaces with an inherent concern for human living and working environments.

Careers:

Before they can legally practice as architects in Queensland, graduates must have two years practical experience, of which one year may be gained prior to completion of the Master of Architecture. They must also sit the Architectural Practice Examination of the Board of Architects of Queensland.

Architects work in a range of areas, including:

  • Private offices
  • Government departments
  • Statutory bodies
  • Local authorities
  • Commercial development companies
  • Research organisations
  • Self-owned practices or partnerships

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Master of Philosophy

Professional memberships:

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Architects

Accreditation body:

  • Board Of Architects Of Queensland And The Australian Institute Of Architects

 

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Students can contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • BArchDes from UQ or an approved degree (with GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale) OR
  • BArchDes from UQ or approved degree (with GPA of at least 4.0 on a 7 point scale), and 6 months professional experience (subject to approval of Executive Dean).Applicants holding qualifications other than BArchDes (UQ) must submit a portfolio of designs.

 For International students:

  • BArchDes from UQ or an approved degree (with GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale) OR
  • BArchDes from UQ or approved degree (with GPA of at least 4.0 on a 7 point scale), and 6 months professional experience (subject to approval of Executive Dean).Applicants holding qualifications other than BArchDes (UQ) must submit a portfolio of designs.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

  Course Code Course Title    

      Part A:

      Year 1, Semester 1:

  • ARCH7014 Contemporary Architecture Theory & Practice
  • ARCH7031 Architectural Practice 1

      Year 1, Semester 2:

  • BLDG7021 Advanced Architectural Technology
  • ARCH7012 Architectural Research 1

      Year 2, Semester 1:

  • ARCH7022 Architectural Research 2 [1]
  • ARCH7041 Architectural Practice 2

      Year 2, Semester 2:

  • ARCH7032 Architectural Research 3
  • ARCH7042 Architectural Research 4

      Year 2, Semester 1 or 2:

  • [ARCH7052 Architectural Research Thesis    (or)
  • [ARCH7062 Architectural Research Thesis

      Note:

  • Students completing ARCH7052 must also complete #6 from ARCH7012, ARCH7022, ARCH7032, ARCH7042.
  • Students completing ARCH7062 must also complete #4 from ARCH7012, ARCH7022, ARCH7032, ARCH7042.

      Part B:

  • ARCH7001 Advanced Architectural Design: Architecture and Commerce
  • ARCH7002 Advanced Architectural Design: Institutions and Ideology
  • ARCH7003 Advanced Architectural Design: Adaptive Capacities
  • ARCH7004 Advanced Architectural Design: Dwelling and Density
  • ARCH7005 Advanced Architectural Design: Landscapes and Architecture
  • ARCH7006 Advanced Architectural Design: Utopian Urbanism
  • ARCH7007 Advanced Architectural Design: Masterclass
  • ARCH7008 Advanced Architectural Design: Material Experiments

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

 

 

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