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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus


University of Auckland

12 months
29666 USD/year
5783 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Explore advanced concepts of the history, theory and practice of architecture and examine design trends in the industry with this Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture from University of Auckland.

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture  from University of Auckland is an introduction into postgraduate study for Bachelor of Architectural Studies graduates who do not wish to become practising architects.

The PGDipArch is a taught programme, where you will extend your knowledge in the particular aspects of architecture that interest you.

The PGDipArch is a suitable bridge into further postgraduate study in architecture for those who have a deep research interest.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Building technologist
  • Academic
  • Architectural historian
  • Architectural historian
  • Building industry consultant
  • Cultural adviser
  • Design-based librarian or archivist
  • Digital design professional

Programme Structure


  • The PGDipArch programme consists of four taught courses and a 20,000-word research report. Core courses introduce you to research processes and methodologies. 
  • You have the choice of three elective courses in topics that appeal to you, from architectural history and theory, heritage conservation, materials and fabrication, sustainable design and urban design.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Taught 120 points
  • You must have completed the Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree with a GPA of 4.0.
  • You must have completed a three year bachelors degree in the field of architecture or a closely related discipline with a GPE of 4.0. Your study must have been at a recognised university (or similar institution).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29666 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5783 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5783 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,680.80 – $9,460.80
  • 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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