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Architectural Science - High Performance Buildings (Audio and Acoustics)

University of Sydney

24 months
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27500 AUD/year
8021 AUD/year
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About

The Architectural Science - High Performance Buildings (Audio and Acoustics) at the University of Sydney is about the exciting and rewarding career in the built environment field that awaits graduates of this unique program that focuses on the emerging area of high-performance buildings with a specialisation in audio and acoustics.

Overview

The Architectural Science - High Performance Buildings (Audio and Acoustics) at the University of Sydney offers a balance of studio-based production subjects and theoretical and investigative subjects in acoustics and technical audio. It will suit candidates with an academic and/or professional track record in audio and related areas who wish to extend the breadth and depth of their expertise"this includes audio engineers, architects, interior designers, sustainable designers and musicians. 

The program is supported by two audio studios and one of Australia's best acoustics facilities. The Acoustics Research Laboratory houses an anechoic room and reverberant room, and contains extensive state-of-the-art equipment for measurement and analysis including the only indoor environmental quality laboratory in the southern hemisphere. The audio studios consist of a recording studio and a 5.1 channel production studio. You will also be exposed to world-class research activity and have the opportunity to do research projects on your own.

Career Pathways 

The Master of Architectural Science (High Performance Buildings) 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. Some graduates have used the degree as the foundation for a research degree in this field. 

Graduates of the secondary stream work in fields including audio production, sound design, audio systems design, acoustical consulting, and research and development of audio and acoustics products. Some graduates have used the degree as the foundation for a research degree in audio and acoustics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Economics
  • Energy Management and Code Compliance
  • Sound Design for New Media
  • High Performance Facades 
  • Lighting Technologies

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

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

    27500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

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

Funding

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