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This program is designed for students who have completed undergraduate studies in architecture and are looking to gain the required professional degree required for registration as an Architect in Australia. Completion of the Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) will also prepare students seeking to undertake doctoral level study with the necessary degree to seek admission as a higher degree by research candidate.
Architecture at Western
Join the newest School of Built Environment in the world, and make a difference while you study and contribute to the fastest growing region in Australia. Graduates of this program will benefit from the emphasis that is placed on developing mastery of architectural design not only in theory, but firmly in practice. Work on exciting studio projects in a highly entrepreneurial interdisciplinary environment, while engaging with prominent practitioners as they guide your studies. This includes former Government Architect and current Central City Commissioner Professor Peter Poulet.
Our small class sizes will ensure you get dedicated support as you complete a design-research thesis to demonstrate your ability to think independently, critically, and to resolve complex design issues. Additional studies in urban and contemporary architectural theory, building and design technology, electives, and professional practice constitute the overall degree. Learn practical technological and professional skills but also extend your creative, advocacy, environmental and social capabilities as we help you craft the beginning of your professional journey
In Spring 2021, the program will be offered at Parramatta City Campus, in the new Engineering Innovation Hub at 6 Hassall St, Parramatta.
Applicants are required to submit a portfolio when applying to this program. Portfolio requirements can be found via the handbook.
Examples of student work from the corresponding undergraduate Architecture program at Western
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fee: AUD $33,280*
Delivery: On campus
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As a graduate of Architecture, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
Architects design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings.
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.