30 months
26208 USD/year
4793 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Prepare for the multidisciplinary nature of contemporary practice. Gain skills in heritage conservation while completing our professionally-recognised Architecture (Professional) and Heritage Conservation from University of Auckland.

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The Master of Architecture (Professional) and Heritage Conservation from University of Auckland will give you a sound platform for the realities of contemporary practice.

In less time than it takes to complete both degrees separately, you will gain the qualification necessary to practice as a professional architect, as well as develop the skills and knowledge to assess, value and work with heritage buildings.


Successful completion of an MArch(Prof)HerCons qualifies you to work as an architectural graduate, with the goal of gaining full professional registration. You can also contribute to the industry as a heritage conservationist, historian or consultant.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Architect (following successful completion of additional professional registration requirements)
  • Architectural historian
  • Building technologist


This programme is professionally accredited, recognised by the New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB), the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) and the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Heritage Processes
  • Heritage Assessment and Conservation Planning
  • Conservation of Materials
  • Diagnosis and Adaptation
  • Adaptive Reuse

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines




300 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Taught 300 points
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  • Written statement
  • CV content

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26208 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26208 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    4793 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4793 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$7,831.20 – $8,680.80
  • International: NZ$42,814


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Architecture (Professional) and Heritage Conservation
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