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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).

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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).

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Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1347
Level:
7
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:
27 Feb 2023
Fees
Domestic
$8,165 (for 120 points)
($7,091 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
International
$42,674 (for 120 points)
($41,600 tuition fees + $1074 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • 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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