Master of Architecture (Professional)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Unitec

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must either have a recognised undergraduate degree in the discipline of architecture with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher for all level 7 courses, or meet the special admission requirements. Applicants must

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Architecture and Urban Environment at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Unitec Study Grants

Provided by:

Unitec Institute of Technology



Up to $500

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$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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Contact details

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Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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