Graduate Diploma in Architectural Studies

Study Discipline: Architecture & Design
Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your architectural expertise with the Graduate Diploma in Architectural Studies (GradDipAS), a targeted pathway for individuals holding an undergraduate degree in architectural technology, interior architecture, or spatial design. This program serves as a gateway to our esteemed professional master’s programs, providing a comprehensive and advanced foundation for future architectural pursuits.


The GradDipAS offers an advanced entry point into the realm of architecture, catering to graduates from related disciplines. Specifically designed for tertiary graduates, the program enriches their knowledge and skills in architecture, strategically preparing them for advanced studies in one of our distinguished master’s programs.

Admission Requirements

For more information, please visit perspective universities.

The subject areas covered within the GradDipAS are: Design, Technology, Media, Professional Studies, and History, Theory and Criticism. The GradDipAS will, depending on your prior academic studies, be structured as either a 150 point or 120 point programme that will be split across these areas:

  • Domestic studentsNZ$7,412.40/y
  • International studentsNZ$47,755/y

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the GradDipAS can anticipate a range of promising career outcomes. These include roles as Architectural Technologists, Interior Architects, Spatial Designers, Project Managers in Architecture, and Sustainability Consultants. Navigate the evolving landscape of architecture with confidence and expertise.

Visa Requirements:

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