Postgraduate

About this chapter

This chapter contains the regulations governing the postgraduate coursework degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning.

These rules should be read in conjunction with the University of Sydney Coursework Rule 2000 (as amended), the unit of study information in Table M (Master of Architecture), Table G ( Table of graduate units of study) and the Senate and Faculty resolutions outlined in the chapter under Faculty policies, procedures and facilities, earlier in the book.

The resolutions constitute the main framework by which your candidature is governed and you should refer to them from time to time to check the progress of your award or when other circumstances arise that require adjudication.

The resolutions are arranged in the following order in this chapter:

  • Master of Architecture (all parts)
  • Design Science
  • Facilities Management
  • Heritage Conservation
  • Interaction Design and Electronic Arts
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Urban Design
 

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

CC165

Master of Architecture

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time only.

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 from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification, with a credit average across all units; and
(b)
completion of the Master of Architecture prerequisite unit(s) of as listed in table A, if proceeding to candidature from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture; and
(c)
completion of the Architectural Experience Requirement.
(3)
The Architectural Experience Requirement can be satisfied by one or a combination of the following methods:
(a)
completion of the Bachelor of Design in Architecture with honours; or
(b)
completion of professional work experience in Architecture or related industry with a minimum of 630 hours recorded in the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) Log Book, or for experience outside of Australia, a signed letter from the supervising architect detailing duties and number of hours worked; or
(c)
completion of an approved international exchange program in the first semester of enrolment; or
(d)
completion of a field study in relation to Architecture, appropriately documented to the satisfaction of the Faculty. Various research methods may be used, including interviews and detailed comparative analysis drawings. The final study should be produced as an illustrated report of approximately twenty A4 pages; or
(e)
completion of a postgraduate qualification in a related discipline.

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, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 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.

 

Graduate Certificate in Design Science

Graduate Diploma in Design Science

Master of Design Science


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 and stream title

CG051

Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Audio and Acoustics)

CG042

Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Building)*

CG043

Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Building Services)

CG048

Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Illumination Design)

CG049

Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Sustainable Design)

CF051

Graduate Diploma in Design Science (Audio and Acoustics)

CF042

Graduate Diploma in Design Science (Building)*

CF043

Graduate Diploma in Design Science (Building Services)

CF048

Graduate Diploma in Design Science (Illumination Design)

CF049

Graduate Diploma in Design Science (Sustainable Design)

CC051

Master of Design Science (Audio and Acoustics)

CC151

Master of Design Science (Audio and Acoustics and stream)

CC042

Master of Design Science (Building)*

CC142

Master of Design Science (Building and stream)*

CC043

Master of Design Science (Building Services)

CC143

Master of Design Science (Building Services and stream)

CC048

Master of Design Science (Illumination Design)

CC148

Master of Design Science (Illumination Design and stream)

CC049

Master of Design Science (Sustainable Design)

CC149

Master of Design Science (Sustainable Design and stream)


*Last admission semester 2, 2008

2 Attendance pattern

(1)
The attendance pattern for these courses is full time or part time, according to candidate choice, with the exception of the following courses which are only offered part time:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Sustainable Design)
(b)
the Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Illumination Design)
(c)
the Graduate Diploma in Design Science (Illumination Design) if commenced in an even numbered year
(d)
the Master of Design Science (Illumination Design) if commenced in an even numbered year
(e)
the Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Audio and Acoustics) if commenced in semester two.

3 Master's type

The master's degrees in these resolutions are professional master's courses, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Design Science
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Design Science
(c)
the Master of Design Science
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Streams

(1)
Candidates for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Design Science are required to complete one of the following streams:
(a)
Audio and acoustics;
(b)
Building;
(c)
Building services;
(d)
Illumination design; and
(e)
Sustainable design.
(2)
Candidates for the Master of Design Science who elect a 96 credit point program must complete two streams, combining any of the above. The following stream is also available, as a secondary stream only - Facilities management.
(3)
Completion of a stream(s) is a requirement of the course.
(4)
Candidates wishing to transfer between streams should contact the Faculty student office.

6 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants in the order in which complete applications are received, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Design Science requires a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Design Science requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a weighted average mark of at least 70 across all units attempted for the award.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Design Science requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma; or
(c)
completion of the requirement of the graduate certificate with a weighted average mark of at least 70 across all the units attempted for the award.
(5)
In exceptional circumstances the Dean or nominee may admit applicants without the following qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean or nominee to be equivalent.

7 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these awards are set out in Table G.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Design Science, a candidate must complete 24 credit points in a single stream, as specified in the tables of requirements below.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Design Science, a candidate must complete 48 credit points in a single stream, as specified in the tables of requirements below.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Design Science with a single stream, a candidate must complete 72 credit points in a single stream, as specified in the tables of requirements below.
(5)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Design Science with two streams, a candidate must complete 96 credit points in two streams, as specified in the table of requirements below, and:
(a)
nominate which of the two streams is primary, and meet the core and optional requirements for that stream;
(b)
nominate which of the streams is secondary, and meet the core requirements for that stream;
(c)
a unit that is common to the requirements of both streams may count towards the requirements for both streams, but may only count once in the total credit points for the degree.
(6)
Tables of Requirements:

Audio and Acoustics

Minimum Core CP

Minimum

Optional CP

Maximum Elective CP

Graduate Certificate

18

6

0

Graduate Diploma

24

18

6

Masters

24

18

30

Building

Minimum Core CP

Minimum Optional CP

Maximum Elective CP

Graduate Certificate

24

0

0

Graduate Diploma

30

0

18

Masters

36

0

36

Building Services

Minimum Core CP

Minimum Optional CP

Maximum Elective CP

Graduate Certificate

18

6

0

Graduate Diploma

24

12

12

Masters*

36

12

24


*Master's candidates must complete DESC9111 Energy Management in Buildings in their final semester.

Facilities Management

Minimum Core CP

Minimum Optional CP

Maximum Elective CP

Masters (Secondary stream only)

36

0

0

Illumination Design

Minimum Core CP

Minimum Optional CP

Maximum Elective CP

Graduate Certificate

24

0

0

Graduate Diploma

36

6

6

Masters

36

18

18

Sustainable Design

Minimum Core CP

Minimum Optional CP

Maximum Elective CP

Graduate Certificate

18

6

0

Graduate Diploma

24

12

12

Masters

24

18

30

(7)
Core units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as optional or elective units of study.
(8)
Optional units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as elective units of study.

8 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 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.

 

Graduate Certificate in Facilities Management

Graduate Diploma in Facilities Management

Master of Facilities Management


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

CG056

Graduate Certificate in Facilities Management

CF056

Graduate Diploma in Facilities Management

CC056

Master of Facilities Management

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is either full time or part time according to student choice.

3 Master's type

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

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Facilities Management
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Facilities Management
(c)
the Master of Facilities Management
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria:
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Facilities Management requires a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Facilities Management requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a WAM of at least 70.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Facilities Management requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma; or
(c)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a WAM of at least 70.
(5)
In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for this course are set out in Table G.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Facilities Management, a candidate must complete 18 credit points of core units of study and 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Facilities Management, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 12 credit points of optional units of study; and
(c)
maximum 12 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Facilities Management, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 18 credit points of optional units of study; and
(c)
maximum 18 credit points of elective units of study.
(5)
Core units completed in excess of the minimum requirements many count as optional or elective units of study.
(6)
Optional units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as elective units of study.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 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.

 

Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation

Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation

Master of Heritage Conservation


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

CG003

Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation

CF033

Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation

CC033

Master of Heritage Conservation

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time with the exception of the following course which is only offered part time - the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation if commenced in semester 2.

3 Master's type

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

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation
(c)
the Master of Heritage Conservation
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants in the order in which complete applications are received, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation requires a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a weighted average mark of at least 70 across all units attempted for the award.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Heritage Conservation requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification with a credit average mark across all units; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma; or
(c)
completion of the requirements of the graduate certificate with a weighted average mark of at least 70 across all units attempted for the award.
(5)
In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these awards are set out in Table G.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Heritage Conservation, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 6 credit points of optional units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 30 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 6 credit points of optional units of study; and
(c)
maximum 12 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Heritage Conservation, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 42 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 18 credit points of optional units of study; and
(c)
maximum 12 credit points of elective units of study.
(5)
Core units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as optional or elective units of study.
(6)
Optional units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as elective units of study.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 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.

 

Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

Graduate Diploma in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts


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

CG055

Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

CF055

Graduate Diploma in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

CC055

Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to student choice.

3 Master's type

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

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts
(c)
the Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts requires a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a WAM of at least 70.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification with a credit average mark across all units; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma; or
(c)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a weighted average mark of at least 70.
(5)
In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in Table G.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Interaction Design and Electronic Arts, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 6 credit points of optional units of study; and
(c)
maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 54 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 12 credit points of optional units of study; and
(c)
maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(5)
Core units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as optional or elective units of study.
(6)
Optional units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as elective units of study.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 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.

 

Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning

Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning

Master of Urban and Regional Planning


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 and stream title

CG004

Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning

CF034

Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning

CC034

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

CC034

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (Heritage Conservation)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to student choice.

3 Master's type

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

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning
(c)
the Master of Urban and Regional Planning
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Streams

(1)
The Master of Urban and Regional Planning is available in the following stream - Heritage Conservation.
(2)
Completion of a stream is not a requirement of the course.
(3)
Candidates wishing to transfer between streams should contact the Faculty student office.

6 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning requires a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a WAM of at least 70.
(4)
Admission to the Master of Urban and Regional Planning requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification with a credit average mark across all units; or
(b)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate diploma; or
(c)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate with a WAM of at least 70.
(5)
In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.

7 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in Table G.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 24 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Urban and Regional Planning, a candidate must complete 72 credit points including:
(a)
minimum 48 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 24 credit points of elective units of study.
(5)
Heritage Conservation stream:
(a)
minimum 48 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
minimum 18 credit points of optional units of study; and
(c)
maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(6)
Core units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as optional or elective units of study.
(7)
Optional units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as elective units of study.

8 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 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.

 

Graduate Certificate in Urban Design

Graduate Diploma in Urban Design

Master of Urban Design


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 and stream title

CG005

Graduate Certificate in Urban Design

CF035

Graduate Diploma in Urban Design

CC035

Master of Urban Design

CC136

Master of Urban Design (Architectural and Urban Design)

CC135

Master of Urban Design (Urban Design and Planning)

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to student choice.

3 Master's type

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

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Urban Design
(c)
the Master of Urban Design
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Streams

(1)
The Master of Urban Design is also available in the following streams:
(a)
Architectural and Urban Design
(b)
Urban Design and Planning.
(2)
Completion of a stream is not a requirement of the course; applicants are required to nominate whether they will complete the degree with or without a stream at the point of application.
(3)
Candidates wishing to transfer between streams should contact the Faculty student office.

6 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit according, to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to these courses requires:
(a)
a portfolio of work indicating relevant design interests and capacities to the satisfaction of the program director; and
(b)
a professional degree in architecture or a degree in landscape architecture, urban planning or related field.
(3)
In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.

7 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these awards are set out in Table G.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 18 credit points of core units of study, which must include ARCH9001 Urban Design Studio A; and
(b)
maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Urban Design, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 36 credit points of core units of study, which must include ARCH9001 Urban Design Studio A and ARCH9002 Urban Design Studio B; and
(b)
maximum 12 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Urban Design, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 54 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 18 credit points of elective units of study.
(5)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Urban Design with streams, a candidate must complete 96 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 78 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 18 credit points of elective units of study.
(6)
Core units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as elective units of study.

8 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 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.