Master of Architecture

Units of study

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

Master of Architecture Core units of study

Candidates are required to complete the following 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   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
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 MARF5201, ARCH5201


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
Semester 1
MARC5101
Advanced Technologies 2
6    N ARCH4203
Semester 2
MARC4102
Modern Architectural Theory
6    N ARCH6104, ARCH9049, ARCH9048
Semester 2
MARC4201
Modern Architectural History
6    N ARCH4102
Semester 1
MARC5102
Contract Documentation
6    N ARCH4103
Semester 2

Elective units of study

Candidates must complete 18 credit points from the units of study listed below. With permission of the unit of study coordinator, students may also undertake units of study listed in Table G, the Faculty's table of Graduate Units of Study.
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio A
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9039
General Elective 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
ARCH9040
General Elective 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
ARCH9087
General Elective 11
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.
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
ARCH9061
East Asian Arch and Urbanism (Classical)

This unit of study is not available in2015

6    N ARCH6202, DESA2203


This unit is offered in odd numbered years only.
Semester 2
ARCH9063
Urban Morphology
6    P Assumed Knowledge: Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
ARCH9074
Principles of Heritage Conservation
6    N ARCH9003
Semester 1
ARCH9075
New Design in Old Settings
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
DESA9008
Object Design
6    A Completion of DESA1555 Safety Induction and Competency Unit
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 2
DESA9013
Architecture & Design Material Processes
6    N AWSS2027

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESA9014
Architecture & Design Ceramic Processes
6    N AWSS2010

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DESC9014
Building Construction Technology
6      Semester 1
DESC9015
Building Energy Analysis
6      Semester 1
DESC9047
Strategic Facility Management
6      Semester 1
DESC9048
Operational Facility Management
6      Semester 2
DESC9074
Project Management
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
DESC9111
Energy Management in Buildings

This unit of study is not available in2015

6      Semester 2
DESC9138
Architectural and Audio Acoustics
6      Semester 1
DESC9169
Daylight in Buildings
6    N DESC9106
Semester 1
DESC9192
Energy Code Compliance in Buildings

This unit of study is not available in2015

6      Semester 2
IDEA9106
Design Thinking
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MARF5201
Honours Studio
12    P MARC4001 and MARC4002 and MARC4003
C MARF5301
N MARC5004, MARC5003, MARC5001, MARC5002

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 from the Student Administration Centre (SAC).
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