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Units in second semester 2021 may be delivered online and in alternative formats whilst restrictions in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic are in place.

Architecture

OUA Masters by Coursework

OM-ARCH

Course
Master of Architecture (OpenUnis)
Duration
2 years full-time
Credit
400
Location
Open Universities Australia

Outline

A close up of an architecture model

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To check you meet the course entry requirement, visit Open Universities Australia

What you'll learn

  • demonstrate an understanding of the profession of architecture, its theoretical underpinnings and ways of thinking; apply specific discipline knowledge contained within the streams of Architectural Design, Professional Practice and Architectural Culture
  • think critically, creatively and reflectively in order to analyse and understand the specific needs of various parties involved in architecture in order to generate and create innovative solutions
  • conduct appropriate scholarly and professional research to access and analyse the diverse information needed to make informed, strategic design decisions
  • communicate information and ideas to diverse audience through visual, verbal and written communication techniques
  • recognise and understand the principles of a range of appropriate technologies and their suitable application within the profession of architecture
  • sustain intellectual curiosity that constantly strives, through self-directed learning, for innovation within the profession of architecture
  • synthesise a range of local, national and international issues and perspectives which influence the creation and practice of architecture
  • understand and value cultural and physical diversity and appreciate its significance in the creation of architecture
  • demonstrate a professional and ethical approach in the creation of architecture; work independently and in teams; create knowledge in a scholarly, creative and/or professional context through critical inquiry, research and project development

Advanced standing

Everyone’s study journey is 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 Curtin OUA at:

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

CRL search

Location

This offering is only available online. Please visit the Open Universities Australia website for more information.

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2021

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  • Curtin course code: OM-ARCH
  • Last updated on: August 3, 2021