Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Science

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Building Science and Technology

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree in architectural studies or building science, or equivalent, with an average grade of at least B.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have a good level of understanding of architectural science, with an emphasis on managing the development or ongoing performance of the built environment. They will be able to access, interpret and apply relevant research and disciplinary tools within the professional context. Graduates will also be able to write and present their ideas in a professional manner and be able to use their advanced knowledge to improve the quality of the built environment. They will have the skills for management roles in the construction and building performance sectors. Some graduates may choose to continue to a research-based master's degree such as the Master of Architectural Science (Research).

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Architecture and Building at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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