Master of Architecture (Professional)

Unitec New Zealand Limited

Subject area




2 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will: be capable of informed discussion and debate on contemporary architecture and related issues; contribute to the social and environmental context within which architecture takes place; engage the complexity of architectures techniques, procedures and protocols of implementation as material for creative exploration; formulate practices committed to public legibility, to the engagement of new technologies, and to creative means of implementation; be committed to new strategies of realisation and high levels of design practice; deliver innovation, plausibility, and high levels of technical resolution; embrace the technical and operative expertise necessary to innovate in a rapidly changing world; be able to critically appraise contemporary architectural production; have a thorough knowledge of architectural and urban design issues in Aotearoa New Zealand; be capable of integrating knowledge from other fields into architectural design and practice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A relevant degree with grade average requirements or a relevant professional qualification plus English language requirements. Special admission is also accepted.

Detailed requirements

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


2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,878 $7,756
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,864 $27,728
Total $17,742 $35,484

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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 $47,215
Earnings range $38,792 - $56,842
In employment 88%
In further study 4%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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