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 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

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 Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but where evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the 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; and
(b)
completion of the Master of Architecture prerequisite unit of study BDES3025 Architecture Professional Practice; 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 Faculty 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 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, 2013 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2013 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2013 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, 2016. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.