Master of Architecture

 

Master of Architecture


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the School, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course Resolutions

1 Course Codes

Code

Course title

MAARCHIT-02

Master of Architecture

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time, depending on study load.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admission criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Head of School and Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but where evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Head of School and Dean to be equivalent.
(2)
Admission to the degree requires:
(a)
a Bachelor of Design in Architecture, or an equivalent qualification, from the University of Sydney, with a credit average across all units (65% or equivalent), and completion of the Master of Architecture prerequisite unit of study BDES3025 Architectural Professional Practice; or
(b)
a Bachelor of Architecture and Environments from the University of Sydney with a credit average across all units (65% or equivalent); completion of the Master of Architecture prerequisite unit of study BDES3025 Architectural Professional Practice; and provision of a portfolio of a standard considered to be satisfactory by the Program Director; or
(c)
completion of a recognised undergraduate program in architectural studies from another institution with a credit average (65% or equivalent) over the final two years of study, with the provision of a portfolio of a standard considered to be satisfactory by the Program Director.

5 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for this award are set out in Table M.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Architecture a candidate must complete 96 credit points, including:
(a)
78 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
18 credit points of elective units of study.

6 Credit for previous study

Credit transfer is subject to the provisions of the Coursework Rule and the Resolutions of the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Credit may be granted in the Master of Architecture for a unit of study completed in excess of the requirements for completion of the Bachelor of Design in Architecture only if that unit is deemed by the Head of School and Dean to contribute to the degree requirements of the Master of Architecture.

7 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2017 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2017 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2017 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2022. The School may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.