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Master On Campus

Architecture (Professional) and Urban Design

University of Auckland

30 months
31960 USD/year
5682 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Further develop your understanding of urban design influences and issues while completing your professionally-accredited Architecture (Professional) and Urban Design from University of Auckland. 

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

In less time than it takes to complete the two degrees separately, you will gain the qualification necessary to practice as a professional architect, and investigate the ecological, social and economic conditions of good urban cities and spaces.


Successful completion of a Master of Architecture (Professional) and Urban Design qualifies you to work as an architectural graduate, with the goal of gaining full professional registration. 

However, you can also contribute to the industry as an urban designer in a private or public organisation.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Architect (following successful completion of additional professional registration requirements)
  • Cultural adviser
  • Design consultant
  • Environmental planner
  • Policy analyst
  • Urban designer


The MArch(Prof)UrbDes 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: 

  • Urban Design Studio
  • Urban Design Theory and Practice 
  • Professional Studies
  • Urban Economic Development
  • Design as Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


300 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Taught 300 points
  • Portfolio 
  • Written statement
  • CV  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31960 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    5682 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5682 USD per year during 30 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$7,917.60 – $10,650
  • International: NZ$44,526

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

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


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