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Architecture, MArch

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
In the Architecture course from Curtin University, you will study architectural history, theory, research, management and law, and undertake professional practice.


This course takes a hands-on approach that combines understandings of design, science, technology, history and culture to ensure you graduate with a well-rounded set of skills. You will also undertake a major self-directed architectural thesis project in a specialised area of interest to demonstrate research skills and gain practical experience.

When combined with Curtin's Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science), or an equivalent undergraduate degree in architecture, the two qualifications provide you with the educational qualification component that forms part of the requirements for registration as an architect.

Why study the Architecture course from Curtin University

  • Excellent facilities and equipment for studio and computer work.
  • This course is professionally accredited by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) and many international architectural boards.
  • The course takes a hands-on practical approach, incorporating studio work, exhibitions and design projects.
  • This course is a fusion of design, science, technology, history, culture and professional studies to produce imaginative, well-rounded and competent architectural graduates.


This course is professionally accredited by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) and many international architectural boards.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architecture and Culture Research Topics and Methods 
  • Urban Design Research Studio 
  • Urban Design Research Methods 
  • Architectural Systems and Research Methods 
  • Architecture and Culture Research Applications 
  • Advanced Architectural Systems Research Applications 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 058728C

  • You must have a bachelor degree in architecture from a recognised institution. Entry to the course is competitive and academic achievement in the final two semesters of undergraduate study, or equivalent, is considered. A folio submission may also be required.
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported: $9,370


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