Master of Architecture

Deakin University

This program provides students with specialist education, building upon an established background in architecture and built environment studies. It offers advanced studies in cultural, technological, design aesthetic, theoretical knowledge, and develops the ethical, evaluative and research frameworks which underpin the architecture field. The Master of Architecture has been designed to allow incorporation of the final units required to fulfil the academic requirements required for professional accreditation and registration of graduates.

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,720
International: $71,056

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in architecture (accredited) with a WAM (or equivalent average grade indicator) of 60, OR Portfolio of relevant work. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.


16 credit points of units

Subjects you can Study:

Architectural design research and resolution; Integrated project evaluation; Performance-measured sustainable design; Urban ecologies and contexts

Study Pathways:

Students who have completed the Master of Architecture may continue on to undertake Higher Degree by Research study.


Australian Institute of Architects; the Architects Registration Board of Victoria; the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia. The Master of Architecture is also recognised internationally by the Board of Architects Malaysia.

Who for:

Students who have completed a three year accredited degree in Architecture

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waterfront No info Yes Full time 2 years
Waterfront No info Yes Part time 4 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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