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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture

The Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture is an introduction into the postgraduate study for Bachelor of Architectural Studies graduates who do not wish to become practicing architects.

The PGDipArch is a taught program, where you will extend your knowledge in the particular aspects of architecture that interest you.

The PGDipArch is a suitable bridge for further postgraduate study in architecture for those who have a deep research interest.

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

While PGDipArch graduates often look to build a career in research and academia, you can also contribute to the industry as a designer, project manager, consultant, or client liaison. Graduates also utilize their creative thinking in other fields, such as a film or web design.

Jobs related to this program

  • Building technologist
  • Academic
  • Architectural historian
  • Architectural historian
  • Building industry consultant
  • Cultural adviser
  • Design-based librarian or archivist
  • Digital design professional

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • An undergraduate degree
  • GPE (Grade Point Equivalent) 4.0