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Postgraduate architecture and built environment

Our diverse range of postgraduate courses means you can follow your passion while gaining the skills, knowledge and experience to develop your passion into a meaningful future.

Explore our postgraduate courses

Why study postgrad architecture & the built environment

Learn from experts

Our academics are also practitioners in their field of study, with many years of real-world experience.

Industry connections

Benefit from our connections to prominent industry partners, including global practices like HASSELL.

World ranked

Curtin is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for architecture and built environment

QS World University Rankings by subject 2023

#1 graduates in Australia

For the fifth year in a row, Curtin has outranked all other WA public universities for undergraduate outcomes in full-time employment, starting salary and staff qualification.

#1 for graduate employment

Of WA’s public universities, Curtin has the highest rate of graduates finding full time employment.

Good Universities Guide 2022

Urban and regional planners in demand

There is currently a shortage of workers in this area. (Job and Skills Australia – Annual Skills Priority List 2023)

Professional recognition

Many of our courses are recognised by respected professional accreditation bodies, that allow you to gain accreditation when you graduate.

Master of Architecture

This course is accredited in Western Australia by the Architects Board of Western Australia and the Australian Institute of Architects WA.

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

This course is accredited in Australia by the Planning Institute of Australia.

Master of Project Management

If you are looking to start a new career in project management, or have recently graduated and not yet gained experience in the field, this two-year course will introduce you to the foundations of project management. You can also tailor this course and choose electives in the areas of education, engineering, health or science, which is valuable if there is a specific field you aim to progress your project management career in.

Emad Sultan

“The Master course allows you to experience projects that are happening in the real world, so it’s relevant and relatable. Being able to engage with professionals during final review sessions has been one of the best experiences for me, as well as the extra-curricular activities for students.”

Emad Sultan, Master of Architecture graduate

Discover the new home of design and built environment

The School of Design and the Built Environment has an amazing new home on campus. Located in the Exchange Precinct, building 418 is a contemporary learning space, equipped with the latest tech in assembly and prototyping to bring your designs to life. For its environmentally sustainable design, it was awarded a 6 star rating, placing it among the most efficient buildings in Australia. With new study areas and Tucker Fresh IGA next door, 418 might just be your favourite spot to spend time on campus.

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