Master of Architecture

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Table M: Architecture

Master of Architecture

Students 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.

Core units of study

MARC4001
Urban Architecture Research Studio
12   

This studio cannot be taken in the same semester as MARC4002 or MARC4003. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC4002
Sustainable Architecture Research Studio
12   

This studio cannot be taken in the same semester with MARC4001 or MARC4003. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC4003
Digital Architecture Research Studio
12   

This studio cannot be taken in the same semester with MARC4001 or MARC4002. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC5001
Graduation Studio
12    P MARC4001 and MARC4002 and MARC4003
N ARCH5201 or MARF5201


Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC4101
Advanced Technologies 1
6    C MARC4001 or MARC4002 or MARC4003
N ARCH4202


Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
MARC5101
Advanced Technologies 2
6    N ARCH4203


Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 2
MARC4102
Modern Architectural Theory
6    N ARCH6104 or ARCH9048 or ARCH9049
Semester 2
MARC4201
Modern Architectural History
6    N ARCH4102
Semester 1
MARC5102
Contract Documentation
6    N ARCH4103
Semester 2

Elective units of study

Electives may be selected from the list below or with permission, from any postgraduate units in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio: Urban Precinct
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 2
ARCH9063
Urban Form and Design
6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
P ARCH9100
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
ARCH9074
Principles of Heritage Conservation
6    N ARCH9003
Semester 1
ARCH9075
New Design in Old Settings
6      Semester 1
ARCH9104
Architecture and Diagrams
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARCH9106
Architectural Investigations: Models
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARCH9107
Prefab Architecture

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
ARCH9109
Advanced Fabrication
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARCH9110
Code to Production
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
ARCH9112
Finding Country
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
ARCH9113
Advanced Topics in Australian Architecture
6    N DAAE2001
Semester 2
DESA9008
Object Design (Material and Light)
6    A DESA1555
N AWSS2020

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA9012
2D Print Processes in Design
6    N AWSS2026

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA9013
Arch and Design Material Processes (Casting)
6    N AWSS2027

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA9014
Arch and Design Material Processes (Ceramics)
6    N AWSS2010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESC9014
Sustainable Construction Technology
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DESC9015
Building Energy Analysis
6    N DESC9152

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DESC9048
Operational Facility Management

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
DESC9074
Project Management
6      Semester 2
DESC9138
Architectural and Audio Acoustics
6      Semester 1
DESC9169
Daylight in Buildings
6    N DESC9106
Semester 2
IDEA9106
Design Thinking
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
DESC9202
Water Sensitive Design
6      Semester 2
MARF5201
Honours Studio
12    P MARC4001 and MARC4002 and MARC4003
C MARF5301
N MARC5001 or MARC5002 or MARC5003 or MARC5004

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students may incur materials costs in this unit. To qualify for honours equivalence in the MArch students must achieve a WAM of at least 80 in all units of study attempted.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARF5301
Honours Report
6    P 72 credit points with WAM of at least 80.
C MARF5201
N ARCF5301

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
To qualify for honours equivalence in the MArch students must achieve a WAM of at least 80 in all units attempted.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC6102
3D Computer Design Modelling
6   

Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful, please seek permission via Sydney Student.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC6202
Architecture Workshop A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is offered only when a workshop has been arranged. When available, workshops are advertised to students. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Intensive March
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
MARC6203
Architecture Workshop B
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is offered only when a workshop has been arranged. When available, workshops are advertised to students. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Intensive March
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
MARC6204
Graduate Exhibition
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
ARCH9039
General Elective 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9040
General Elective 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9058
General Elective 7
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9059
General Elective 8
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9085
General Elective 9
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9086
General Elective 10
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9087
General Elective 11
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b
ARCH9088
General Elective 12
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 1a
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2a
Semester 2b