This Honours degree gives you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of Architectural Design methods, knowledge and history by undertaking a significant research project. During the year you will also undertake research-methods courses to assist you to prepare a thesis, and will be supervised by an academic and often an architect of practice.Following the Honours year, you may apply to enter the Master of Architecture or apply to undertake a research degree such as the Master of Philosophy, Masters by Research or a PhD.

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Indicative Enrolments


*Not published - The number of students is less than five and is hidden to maintain privacy.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Architect
  • Specialist architect
  • Building scientist
  • Architect in a multidisciplinary design practice
  • Architect in a government department

Entry requirements

Students must hold a Bachelor degree in Architectural Studies with the equivalent of a UNSW Credit average (minimum of 65 Weighted Average Mark).

How to apply

Applications are made through applyonline.unsw.edu.au. For further information, contact us.



2021 Indicative First Year Fee


Commonwealth Supported Place, Student Contribution Band 2 \

*The student contribution for a Commonwealth Supported Place is an indication only of the amount payable in Year 1 based on a standard full-time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). The actual student contribution you will be liable for depends on your individual program of study and the calendar year in which you enrol. Actual fees are calculated upon enrolment. Student contribution amounts are subject to annual review by the University and may increase each year during your studies (subject to caps determined by the Australian Government), effective at the start of each calendar year.

The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included.

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