Graduate Diploma in Architecture

Study the Graduate Diploma in Architecture to prepare yourself for further study in the Master of Architecture (Professional).

This programme is for students who want to gain entry into the Master of Architecture (Professional) but don’t have a bachelor’s degree in architecture. In just one year you study a range of architecture courses, and prepare yourself for further study in the Master Architecture (Professional).

Minimum entry requirements

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in spatial design, architectural engineering or equivalent OR
  • Have a relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.

Applicants may be required to submit a portfolio of work and/or attend a selection interview.

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent.

English language requirements

You study courses from the Bachelor of Architecture and Future Environments to prepare yourself for further study in the Master of Architecture (Professional).

Courses you need to complete

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1347
Level:
7
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
28 Feb 2022
Apply by:
18 November 2021
Fees:
Domestic
This is a new programme that will be offered for the first time in 2022. Fees for this programme will be available once 2022 fees have been set.
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2021. The exact fees will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
This is a new programme that will be offered for the first time in 2022. Fees for this programme will be available once 2022 fees have been set.
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2021. The exact fees will depend on courses selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2021, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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