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Postgraduate subject

Architectural Engineering

06 November 2023
UC offers practice-focused qualifications on technical and design architecture skills.


Architectural Engineering


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.

Students can receive their master’s in the following endorsements:

  • Integrated Building Design
  • Structural Engineering
  • Building Services and Energy Engineering

Architectural Engineering

Career opportunities

Graduates of UC's Architectural Engineering degrees 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 these degrees 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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