Master of Architecture

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

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your exploration of architecture and its related domains through an in-depth master’s level investigation with our Master of Architecture. This program is designed to advance your research initiatives, allowing you to specialize in architecture or sustainable design. Benefit from a self-directed study approach with guidance from our esteemed academic supervisors, including leading practitioners, designers, and scholars recognized nationally and internationally.


The Master of Architecture is a distinctive research-based program offering you the flexibility to delve deeper into your architectural pursuits. Choose to specialize in either architecture or sustainable design and embark on a self-directed study path. Our program is distinguished by the support of academic supervisors comprising leading practitioners, designers, and scholars, both nationally and internationally acclaimed.

Admission Requirements

  • You must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree, or at least a one-year postgraduate degree following a three-year undergraduate degree. This study must have been at a recognised university (or similar institution) and in the field of architecture. You will need a GPE of 5.0.
  • IELTS 6.5 and the writing test score 6.0
  • C2 Proficiency – Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grade A, B or C.
  • C1 Advanced – Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grade A, B or C.
  • TOEFL iBT  90 and the writing test score 20

You can choose to complete your MArch entirely as research, or combine your research with coursework.

Both options allow you to build an academic context around your architectural investigations, concluding in the submission of a 35,000–40,000 word thesis.

  • Domestic studentsNZ$8,505.60
  • International studentsNZ$50,810

Future Career Outcomes

As a graduate, you’ll be poised for diverse career outcomes, from becoming an Architect or Sustainable Design Specialist to influencing urban planning and heritage conservation. Our program lays the foundation for impactful contributions to the field of architecture.

Visa Requirements:

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