Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
The Degree of Master of Architecture (Professional) – MArch(Prof)
The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.
1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:
(i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Architectural Studies
(ii) completed the requirements for an equivalent qualification, approved by Senate or its representative, that is indicative of ability to undertake advanced professional study in Architecture
b achieved an average grade of B- or higher over 90 points in Stage III of the Bachelor of Architectural Studies or an equivalent qualification.
2 A student who has not completed all the requirements for one of the qualifications listed in Regulation 1 but who, for that qualification, has:
a no more than 20 points left to complete
b achieved an average grade of B or higher in at least 90 points at the highest level of that qualification
may, with the approval of the Head of School of Architecture and Planning, enrol for this degree. The remaining points required for the qualification must be completed within 12 months of initial enrolment for this degree. Should this requirement not be completed in this time, the enrolment for the Degree of Master of Architecture (Professional) will be suspended until they have been completed.
Duration and Total Points Value
3 A student enrolled for this degree must:
a pass courses with a total value of 240 points
b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.
4 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 280 points.
Structure and Content
5 Of the 240 points required for this degree, a student must pass:
a 120 point Thesis listed in the Master of Architecture (Professional) Schedule
b 120 points from courses listed in the Master of Architecture (Professional) Schedule, including up to 15 points taken from other 700 level courses offered at this University.
6 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.
7 a The thesis is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.
b The thesis topic must be approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning prior to enrolment.
c The thesis is to be completed and submitted in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.
8 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.
9 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.
10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2009.
- 120 points: ARCHDES 796 Thesis
- 90 points: ARCHDES 700, 701, ARCHPRM 700, 701
Elective Courses: 30 points, including
- 15 points from ARCHGEN 711-715
- 15 points from ARCHGEN 721-725
- 15 points from ARCHGEN 731-735, URBDES 702
- 15 points from ARCHGEN 741-745
- 15 points from other 700 level courses offered at this University, approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
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