24 months
42576 AUD/year
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The Master of Architecture offered at the University of Queensland will help you develop the advanced design, technical and professional skills relevant to the practice of architecture and advancing originality and creativity in the field. 


The Master of Architecture from University of Queensland is the second stage required to obtain a professional qualification in architecture, and builds on your core skills developed as an undergraduate.

Through your masters study at UQ you'll gain a greater understanding of why architecture is such a dynamic and demanding profession, making a positive contribution to the shaping of our built environment and our culture.

You'll also hone the essential skills of an architect, and your abilities to design buildings and spaces with an inherent concern for human living and society.

Program highlights 

  • Study at UQ's School of Architecture, a national leader in architectural education and research that's renowned for pushing the envelope of innovation.
  • Engage in a well established program fully accredited by all Australian state and territory architect registration boards who are recognised around the world.
  • Prepare for a dynamic profession where you'll provide design solutions for the many questions facing our growing cities and changing environments.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Industrial sector architect 
  • Architectural designer
  • Project delivery architect
  • Practice manager
  • Architectural technician
  • Associate architect


The Master of Architecture is accredited by:

  • Board of Architects of Queensland and The Australian Institute of Architects

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Contemporary Architecture Theory & Practice 
  • Building Futures: Advanced Structures and Software 
  • Architectural Practice: Business Management 
  • Architectural Practice: Project Management 
  • Advanced Architectural Design  
  • Institutions and Ideology 
  • Landscapes and Architecture 
  • Utopian Urbanism 
  • Masterclass 
  • Material Experiments 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 060311K  

  • Bachelor of Architectural Design from UQ or degree equivalent to a standard Australian bachelor degree in Architecture with a GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale
  • OR Bachelor of Architectural Design from UQ or degree equivalent to a standard Australian bachelor degree in Architecture with a GPA of at least 4.0 on a 7 point scale and 6 months full time postgraduate work experience. 
  • Applicants holding qualifications other than BArchDes from UQ must have a minimum GPA of 5 in each of the two most recent design courses in architectural studies at either Bachelor or Master level.

Tuition Fee

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    42576 AUD/year
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Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /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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