24 months
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Deepen your knowledge on a chosen topic within the field of architecture through independent, sustained and academically-supervised research with this Master of Architecture (Research) from Deakin University.    

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Undertake a research investigation in architecture and develop advanced skills in critical thinking, analysis and research methodologies under the supervision of internationally-recognised research staff.

The School of Architecture and Built Environment specialises in critical architectural futures and its integration of current cultural studies, environmental resiliency, sustainable design, technological advancement and social and theoretical issues. 

Although the focus of the degree is on research, students are also required to complete a minimum of one unit of coursework.   

Ready to make a meaningful contribution through research?

To qualify for a Master of Architecture (Research) from Deakin University, students must demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas by generating a substantial contribution to knowledge through the use of appropriate research principles and methods

Programme Structure

You can choose topics from areas including 

  • architectural history and theory
  • architectural design and practice
  • architectural pedagogy
  • environmental building science
  • professional practice and digital design 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

  • Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.
  • CRICOS code: 070375M   

Living costs for Geelong

1000 - 2000 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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