Already have a degree in architecture? Study the Master of Architecture (Professional) to prepare yourself for a career as a registered architect.
Architecture focuses on the relationship between people and their environments. Study architecture at AUT and gain an understanding of the critical, ethical, aesthetic, social cultural and technological components of architecture and the design of sustainable future environments.
The programme is professionally accredited by the New Zealand Registered Architects Board. You’ll develop a critical approach to architectural design, become familiar with architectural history and contemporary architecture practice, and learn to apply Te Aranga Māori design principles to your work.
1. Bachelor of Design in Spatial Design or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Architectural Engineering graduates may progress into the Master of Architecture (Professional) subject to additional courses.
You’ll learn to integrate social and technical knowledge into core design processes, and design a range of buildings at different scales and levels of complexity. The programme is mainly studio-based.
At the heart of the programme is a design thesis, an opportunity to develop your research skills and research an area of your interest.
And complete a Design Thesis.
Enrolment in courses is subject to meeting all requirements and availability of courses.
The Master of Architecture (Professional) is professionally accredited by the New Zealand Registered Architects Board, and has been designed to meet the academic accreditation requirements for registration as an architect in New Zealand.
Subject to accreditation by the Australian and New Zealand Architecture Program Accreditation Procedure (ANZ APAP) and an approved period of practical experience, graduates will be eligible to take the professional practice interview to become registered architects.
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.