Master of Architectural Engineering
- Degree Structure - Duration
- 1 year full-time
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The building industry has a growing need for design professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in their discipline and the ability to collaborate effectively with other designers, investors, contractors, and project managers, through knowledge of whole-building design and performance, integrated design of sustainable buildings, and digital methods for planning, designing, constructing, and operating buildings.
This Master’s is a practice-focused degree for students with engineering or architecture backgrounds to gain professional, work-ready building design skills. There is also a part-time option available for those working in the industry and wanting to upskill.
You can receive your master’s in the following endorsements:
You will need to have achieved a bachelor’s degree with First or Second Class Honours in a subject related to building design, or equivalent; or a postgraduate diploma in an equivalent subject.
Those with a Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering with a B Grade Point Average or better can also apply for admission to the Master of Architectural Engineering.
It is strongly advised to have at least one year of professional practice experience before applying. You will be approved entry based on the standard of your previous studies and work experience.
Those who do not meet the minimum requirements may be considered for entry to the Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering.
If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Architectural Engineering or use the admission requirements checker.
You can apply online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.
You may choose to go onto Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) studies in Civil Engineering and many other engineering subject options, depending on your endorsement.
Graduates of this Master’s will be filling a growing and competitive market need for engineers and architects, with the unique combination of technical and collaborative design skills. Building design professionals with modern design knowledge of sustainable, high-performance buildings, and digital design and construction, are especially sought by employers internationally.
The knowledge from this degree will make graduates well suited for careers as contractors, project managers, building design professionals, and in positions of technical leadership and multi-disciplinary team leadership.
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The MArchEng contains two parts:
Students who complete Part I of the Structural Engineering or Building Services and Energy Engineering endorsements have the flexibility to progress to Part II of these endorsements, or to Part II of the Integrated Building Design endorsement.
Both Parts must be completed within 4 years. Full-time and part-time study options are available. Courses are delivered as a blend of online and face-to-face block learning to assist participation for at-work students.
Students in the Integrated Building Design endorsement can start their studies in February or July; students in the other endorsement options start in July.
For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Architectural Engineering.