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The Degree of Master of Architecture – MArch

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:

either

a (i) completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Architecture

or

(ii) completed the requirements for the Master of Architecture (Professional)

or

(iii) completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture

or

(iv) completed the requirements for an equivalent qualification, approved by Senate or its representative, that is indicative of ability to undertake advanced study in Architecture

and

b achieved a sufficiently high average grade, as determined by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.

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

and

b achieved an average grade of B– or higher in at least 70 points at the highest level of that qualification

may, with the approval of the Head of School, 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 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 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

4 The total enrolment for this degree must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

5 Of the 120 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

Research Masters

either

a 120 point Thesis listed in the Master of Architecture Schedule

or

b (i) 90 point Thesis listed in the Master of Architecture Schedule

and

(ii) at least 30 points from courses approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning from:

(a) the Elective Courses listed in the Master of Architecture Schedule

(b) the Elective Courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture Schedule, not already passed for that qualification

(c) other 700 level programmes offered at this University

or

c Sustainable Design

either

(i) 120 point Thesis listed in the Master of Architecture Schedule

or

(ii) 90 point Thesis listed in the Master of Architecture Schedule

and

30 points from the Elective Courses listed in the Master of Architecture Schedule.

6 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Thesis

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.

Variations

8 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Honours

9 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Commencement

10 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 2003 regulations for the Degree of Master of Architecture were thereby repealed.

Master of Architecture (MArch) Schedule

Research Masters

Requirement:

120 points: ARCHGEN 793 Thesis

or

90 points: ARCHGEN 795 Thesis

Elective Courses:

30 points from ARCHGEN 711–715, 721–725, 731–735, 741–745, URBDES 702

Sustainable Design

Requirement:

120 points: ARCHGEN 793 Thesis

or

90 points: ARCHGEN 795 Thesis

Elective Courses:

30 points from ARCHGEN 711–715, 721–725, 731–735, 741–745, URBDES 702

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