Graduate Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 7)


Subject area

Architecture and Building



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Graduate Diploma in Architectural Technology is aimed at architectural professionals wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their knowledge, capability and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers in architectural technology. The qualification is aimed at practising architectural designers, draughtspersons and CAD technicians who wish to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to increase the level and breadth of technical knowledge and industry capability in the Architectural sector.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Students will have completed all requirements of a bachelor's degree in a relevant field (such as construction, engineering, surveying) and been employed in a responsible position completing drawing and relevant documentation in the field of architectural technology for at least three years. Special Admission Notwithstanding the above admission criteria, mature aged applicants who can show evidence of ability to succeed in the programmes may be considered for admission, provided they have successfully completed an approved course or programme, or have relevant industry experience, which is deemed to meet the required standard for entry. Provisional Part-time Admission An applicant who does not meet academic criteria may be provisionally admitted to enrol in one or more papers. Upon successful completion of the paper(s), the student may apply for special admission.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,736 $8,736
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,118 $12,118
Total $20,854 $20,854

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977

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