Master of Architecture at the University of Sydney

20 March 2015

The Master of Architecture at the University of Sydney builds on the skills acquired in your undergraduate degree and prepares you for registration as an architect. This degree produces graduates who are forward thinking, adaptable and at the forefront of the changing trends of the architecture industry. You will be challenged to expand your conceptual and creative skills while being grounded in the professional requirements essential for practice after graduation.

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This degree operates around a series of studios that require students to engage at a graduate level with projects with an emphasis on research, design and vision. Student work is defined by the rigours of industry practice and surveys the social, environmental, practical and aesthetic needs of the brief while working within the larger context of architectural theory and philosophy. You will develop expertise across design, technology and theory which will form the basis of your approach and response to architectural projects and practice. There is one studio per semester as follows:

  • Urban Architecture
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Digital Architecture
  • Graduation Studio

The first three studios lead to the Graduation Studio in the final semester of study which is a based around a largely self-driven project. Students also undertake subjects that explore the historical, technological and theoretical aspects of architecture and investigate the critical issues facing contemporary architectural design.
The Master of Architecture is a 2-year full-time program taught by some of the world leaders in architecture education and on graduation. Students will join distinguished alumni who have gone on to become major figures in the architecture world both in Australia and internationally. You will have a dedicated Master of Architecture studio space which you may access 24 hours a day. Students also have access to 24 hour computer labs, the latest digital fabrication equipment, wood and metal workshops as well as a number of art studios. There is also opportunities for international exchange in the first three semesters of the program with a number of prestigious institutions worldwide.
Degree: Master of Architecture
Location: Darlington Campus, Sydney, New South Wales
Semester intake: March and July
Application deadline: January 31 and June 30; however, it is recommended that students apply at least three months prior to the program start date.

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