Architecture, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #247 (QS) ,
RMIT Architecture has an international reputation for design excellence and leads the way both in Australia and overseas by producing graduates that are design innovators.


With a strong focus on ideas-led venturous design exploration RMIT’s Master of Architecture will assist you to develop a sophisticated understanding of architecture, while providing you with a diverse set of advanced skills and learning experiences.

You’ll continue to develop the core skills of architectural design learnt in the degree through to an advanced level. You will enhance your understanding of architecture and design-based research, acquire diverse skills, undertake a wide variety of learning experiences and gain critical awareness of your own work.

RMIT Architecture and its graduates continue to achieve at the highest levels and are acknowledged by the national and international architectural profession.

Graduate Ton Vu was one of 10 students worldwide shortlisted for The Architectural Review’s “Global Architecture Graduate Awards“, and the only candidate to make the list from an Australian or New Zealand university. M@ STUDIO Architects won the NGV’s 2016 Architecture Commission, which will be built in one of Melbourne’s great civic spaces, the Grollo Equiset Garden at NGV International.


Professional recognition and accreditation
Completion of this 2-year Master program, following the 3-year Bachelor of Architectural Design program, meets the academic requirements for registration as an architect under the Architects Registration Board of Victoria and for membership of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. Professional experience is required for registration.

Programme Structure

  • Architecture Design Studio
  • Architecture Professional Practice 1
  • History Asian Architecture and Urbanism
  • Architecture Design Studio 8
  • Architecture Professional Practice 2
  • Architecture Design Elective 1
  • Architecture Design Studio 9
  • Architecture Professional Practice 3
  • Architecture Design Elective 2
  • Architecture Major Project
  • Architecture Design Elective 3

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements
  • You must have successfully completed the Bachelor of Architectural Design from RMIT University with a GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0) or above.
  • If you have completed an equivalent Bachelor degree from another institution it will need to be architecture-specific and acceptance into the Master program is merit based.
Selection tasks
  • If you have completed an equivalent Bachelor degree from another institution or are an RMIT graduate and do not meet the requirements for guaranteed entry will be required to attend a folio presentation.
  • Folio: Your folio must include a package of images, drawings, sketches, paintings, models (only photographs of models accepted), photographs, computer work, etc. of personal creative/design projects. (Printed material only (NO CDs no larger than A3).
  • Personal statement: You are required to submit a one page statement outlining your motivation for applying for the program (maximum one A4 sheet).
  • Curriculum vitae: You are required to submit a CV including your personal details, academic achievements and professional experience (any work experience you are currently undertaking).
English language requirements
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE A)): minimum score of 58 (with no band less than 50)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    31680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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