Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation)

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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 course 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 2019, all studio units in this course will be offered at our new Westmead campus which will relocate and expand the Parramatta campus offerings.

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio when applying to this course. Portfolio requirements can be found via the handbook.

Student Projects

Examples of student work from the corresponding undergraduate Architecture program at Western

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $32,880*

Delivery: On campus

Fee: AUD $33,280*

Delivery: On campus

Postgraduate Study Information

Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field. 

To gain a better understanding of course content, study options, admission requirements or to simply find out more register your interest below and we will be in touch. 



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"I enjoy the tutorials and presentations tremendously, almost as much as I enjoy researching, creating and presenting the projects. It's well delivered, very clever, I have learned so much plus its a lot of fun."

— Robert Marcs. Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation)

*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.