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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Architecture (Professional) and Heritage Conservation

The Master of Architecture (Professional) and Heritage Conservation (MArch(Prof)HerCons) will give you a sound platform for the realities of contemporary practice.

In less time than it takes to complete both degrees separately, you will gain the qualification necessary to practice as a professional architect*, as well as develop the skills and knowledge to assess, value and work with heritage buildings.

This program is professionally accredited, recognized by New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB), the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) and the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA).

*If you wish to become a practicing architect, you must complete this program (or any of our MArch(Prof) programs) as well as additional requirements from the registration boards.

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

  • Feb
  • March

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

Successful completion of an MArch(Prof)HerCons qualifies you to work as an architectural graduate, with the goal of gaining full professional registration. You can also contribute to the industry as a heritage conservationist, historian or consultant.

Jobs related to this program

  • Architect (following successful completion of additional professional registration requirements)
  • Architectural historian
  • Building technologist
  • Conservation architect
  • Cultural adviser
  • Heritage consultant

PSW Opportunity

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

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum program requirements

  • Normally this requires a completed bachelor honors degree or postgraduate diploma from New Zealand, or an acceptable equivalent postgraduate qualification from a recognized university (or similar) overseas.
  • An undergraduate degree in architecture
  • GPE 4.0