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Master of Architecture

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

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  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    14 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

I’m finishing my uni degree, and getting work experience at the same time.

About this course

The Master of Architecture course from Curtin University offered through Open Universities Australia will provide you with two years of postgraduate studies to hone your skills in architectural management, costing, law and professional practice. Doing this degree, you will gain a thorough education in building science and conservation.


To be eligible for this course, you must have completed a relevant undergraduate degree in architecture or equivalent.

Areas of study

In this Master of Architecture degree, the subjects you will study include:

  • Architecture and culture
  • Architectural research methods
  • Architectural design
  • Architectural law and contracts
  • Architecture and culture
  • Architectural design
  • Architectural practice and specifications
  • Architectural dissertation preparation
  • Architectural special topic
  • Architectural coordination
  • Architectural management
  • Architectural dissertation
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Architecture from Curtin University.

This postgraduate architecture course will advance your studies and deepen your knowledge of building science. The Master of Architecture online course, offered through OUA, will be submitted by Curtin University for accreditation to the relevant professional organisations.

Curious about where a career in architecture could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Architect
  • Urban Designer
  • Community Developer
  • Architectural Draftsperson

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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