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MAJOR

Architecture Major (Master Sust Built Env)

MJRP-ARCHI

TAUGHT BY: School of Design and the Built Environment

DURATION

Duration of the course with a full-time study load. Studying part-time will extend the duration of your course.

If duration is not available (N/A) the offering may be part of a larger course.

N/A

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

100

About offering

This major will focus on a range of theoretical and professional aspects of architecture and urban environments. You will be introduced to architectural practice, ethics and codes of conduct, and will explore a nominated research topic in preparation for a capstone research project.

The project will develop methods of communication and design skills specific to your selected stream:

  • Architecture Culture stream: Explore the theoretical foundations related to urban culture and architectural identity.
  • Architectural Technology stream: Explore the scientific and technological concepts that contribute to the development of sustainable architectural design. 

If you have an undergraduate degree in architecture or similar, and are interested in sustainable planning, urban design and project development, you are encouraged to select the Architecture Major. This will enable you to develop skills and knowledge in the areas of urban design, sustainable building design and technologies and community project development.

The Architecture major is offered as part of the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment, a multi-disciplinary course which will develop strong theoretical understanding and inter-professional skills.

If you complete the master degree to a high standard, you may be eligible to proceed onto doctoral-level studies. 

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

How to apply

This major sits within the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment. In step 3 of the application process, you will be asked to confirm the major you wish to study.

Applying as an postgraduate student is easy. For information tailored to your situation, visit our easy to follow instructions to get your application started.

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What you'll learn

  • Major Learning Outcome 1: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 1 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 2: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 2 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 3: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 3 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 4: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 4 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 5: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 5 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 6: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 6 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 7: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 7 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 8: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 8 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.
  • Major Learning Outcome 9: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 9 for the Master of Sustainability and the Built Environment.

How this course will make you industry ready

Focused research project
A capstone research project of your choice in your final semester will provide an opportunity to apply your cross disciplinary knowledge, While further developing your range of discipline and sustainability knowledge and skills. The outcomes produced will provide you with focused research, project analysis, and solutions to the issues and approaches you have chosen to explore.

Cross-disciplinary networks
Throughout this course you will work with students from a range of disciplines within the built environment industry, building the networks that will make you industry ready.

Professional recognition

This course is not accredited by recognised professional accreditation bodies and does not satisfy the academic requirements for corporate membership with the professional bodies, institutes and organisations.

Career information

The Built Environment industry encompasses a broad range of activity, and graduates with skill sets that cross disciplines and knowledge that can be applied to multiple situations at a range of scales are sought by employers across many disciplines related to the Built Environment. You may pursue a career in the following areas:

  • Urban Design
  • Property Development
  • Sustainable development and building design
  • Community Project Development and Management.

Advanced standing / credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: crl@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

How to apply

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Next steps

This major/stream is part of a larger course. Please view the About offering tab for more information, including how to apply.

Where to get further information

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  • Curtin course code: MJRP-ARCHI
  • This offering was last updated on: 30/01/2019