Make an original contribution to architectural design.

Introduction

The Master of Architecture (Design) is a program of independent, supervised research leading to the presentation of an exhibition of architectural design equivalent in scope to the schematic design of a building of major cultural significance.

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Course description, features and facilities

Students in this course undertake a program of independent, supervised research. Assessment is on the basis of an exhibition of their work.

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Structure

Extracted from Master of Architecture (Design) (research) rules

3. A student must present for examination work comprising—

(a) an exhibition of architectural design of a scope of works equivalent to the schematic design of a building of major cultural significance;

and

(b) an A3 volume in temporary binding to be provided at least six weeks prior to the exhibition opening, and containing—

(i) the exhibition drawings in suitable reduction;

(ii) photographs of the exhibition models;

(iii) the research proposal required and described under Rule 4(1); and

(iv) an expanded abstract of up to 5000 words explaining the student's response to the brief and how their design proposal contributes to the discipline of architecture.

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Career opportunities

This degree will equip you with the skills and experience to take your career in architecture to the next level.

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Further study opportunities

Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Architecture (Design)

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Check the Entrance requirements

This course is available to Australian and international students.

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  1. Admission Requirements
  2. English competency

Admission Requirements

Qualifications equivalent to a Bachelor of Architecture with at least upper second class honours and sufficient architectural design experience to satisfy the School of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts and the Graduate Research School that the applicant has sufficient expertise to complete the course.

English competency

See full list of English Language Competency requirements.
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How to apply

This course is available to Australian and international students.

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  1. Application Deadlines
  2. How to apply
  3. Fees

Application Deadlines

Applications can be submitted anytime from January to November.

How to apply

There are several steps to lodging an application for a higher degree by research. Follow the below link for further information and relevant application forms:

Fees

With the exception of international students, no fees will be charged to any student admitted to UWA for a research higher degree at UWA.

Australian students undertaking research courses are therefore exempt from paying student contributions and tuition fees as part of the Research Training Scheme.

Note: We can help with application-related enquiries. If you need further course-specific information, you may wish to contact the relevant Faculty or School.

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Master of Architecture (Design) - Research: the details

Status
Available 2014
Locations offered
Crawley
Attendance types
Part-time, Full-time
Delivery mode
Internal
Starting dates
By agreement with their supervisors, students may commence at any time throughout the year,  except December
Weekly first year time commitment
Full-time students are expected to spend at least 30 hours per week on their research, throughout the year. Part-time students are expected to spend at least 15 hours a week on their research, throughout the year.
Standard full-time completion
2 years
Maximum time to complete
4 years
Contact details: course information
Graduate Research and Scholarships Office
Hackett Hall UWA
pghelp-grso@uwa.edu.au
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6488 2807
Course code
25760
CRICOS Code
058203K
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