24 months
65450 AUD/year
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Study for an Master of Architecture from The University of Western Australia and discover the art and science of bringing together the knowledge and skills that shape our built environment. 

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This course provides an education in the conceptualisation, design, construction and representation of buildings and other structures of a range of types and scales. Students develop an ability to integrate information drawn from a range of subject areas, and acquire advanced knowledge and skills that prepare them for successful careers in the creative and diverse world of architectural practice. The course provides core content in areas of technology, structures and professional practice. Application of material from these subjects occurs in design studio units that form the primary mode of learning in the course.

Students have opportunities to engage in Work Integrated Learning and placements through practicum units. In addition to the core theoretical and practical subjects, students have the opportunity of completing option units, or a research project, or a specialisation in a related area of expertise. 

Career Pathways 

This Master of Architecture from The University of Western Australia offers a two-year pathway for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree in Architecture or a three-year pathway if you have completed a bachelor degree in another area and would like to change the direction of your career.

Our master’s course equips you with the skills you need to go on to become an architect. You could practice in a range of roles across private and government sectors, both in Australia and internationally. There are also other opportunities in related areas of urban design, landscape architecture, architectural conservation, city and regional planning, architectural illustration and modelling, building information modelling, furniture design, project management, research into construction materials, building and the built environment, and academia.


Following completion of the course, graduates must undertake a minimum of two years' professional work experience under the direction of a registered architect and then pass the Architectural Practice Examination (APE) before being eligible to register as an architect in Australia. Graduates should refer to the Architects Board of Western Australia for registration requirements. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architectural Technology, Structures and Services 
  • Project Implementation and Documentation 
  • Architectural Practice 
  • Architecture Studio  
  • Detailed Design Studio  
  • Graduating Portfolio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


168 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 084738G  

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
  • and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    65450 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 130900 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,747.06

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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