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Architectural Science (Sustainable Design) (High Performance Buildings)

University of Sydney

24 months
41000 AUD/year
8021 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Architectural Science (Sustainable Design) (High Performance Buildings) from University of Sydney enables you to extend your sustainability expertise into the growing built environment area. With this knowledge, you can differentiate yourself as a graduate and can choose from a range of career pathways.


Architectural Science (Sustainable Design) (High Performance Buildings) from University of Sydney courses can be taken as single or double streams. In the double stream program, the core units from the secondary degree are taken as the electives in the primary degree. The double stream program is completed as 96 credit points over two years, allowing you to draw expertise from an aligned Architectural Science stream and prepare to pursue or develop your career within a wide range of areas in the built environment.


The knowledge and skills developed would be relevant to: urban planners in achieving sustainable development or sustainable cities; sustainable architects in order to reduce the collective environmental impacts during the production of building components, the construction process, or the lifecycle of the building; and those employed in design-related roles in the public sector or in a consultancy that specialises in public and non-profit client work. The secondary stream will prepare you to work in a specialised capacity in the fields of building services, architectural practice, business, sustainable design, commercial development, property management and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architectural and Audio Acoustics 
  • Building Economics 
  • Building Energy Analysis 
  • Building Information Management 
  • Daylight in Buildings 
  • Energy Management and Code Compliance 
  • Energy and Resources
  • Environmental Footprints and IO Analysis 
  • High Performance Facades
  • History and Theory of Planning and Design 
  • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) 
  • Architectural Science
  • Sustainability 
  • Land Use and Infrastructure Planning 
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Light and Vision 
  • Lighting Technologies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 082897G
  • A successful applicant for admission to the Master in Architectural Science will have a bachelor's degree or possess experience which is considered to demonstrate the knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course. 
  • Students who complete the Graduate Certificate with a WAM of 70 or higher are able to apply to to continue into the Master in Architectural Science in the same course stream. 
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8021 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 24 months.


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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