Master of Architectural Science (Sustainable Design)

The University of Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Master of Architectural Science (Sustainable Design)
Duration1.5 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Architectural Science (Sustainable Design) enables students to develop efficient and environmentally responsive buildings and to retrofit existing buildings to meet today’s environmental demand
  • Students graduate as a sustainability expert and can choose from a range of career pathways include architecture, property development, construction, or urban planning
  • Sustainable designers are critical to ensuring that the plans on paper become a reality during and after construction
  • Students can use a wide range of electives to pursue their interests in the application of sustainable design theories and methods in architecture, planning, urban design, building services, and facilities management
  • This program is tailored for design and related built-environment professionals who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in sustainable design
  • Master of Architectural Science Masterclass session Announcement
  • TopicLow Carbon Retrofit – Master of Architectural Science Masterclass by Dr. Daniel Ryan (Program Director Master of Architectural Science, The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design & Planning)
    • Description: In this lecture, we will look at how to make changes to a building to improve its performance and efficiency without affecting the building’s form. We will consider the arguments for undertaking retrofits, the different indicators for retrofits, and what general approaches you can take at different design stages.
    • Time: Feb 16, 2021, 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
    • Link to register –
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2159465 INR
Hostel & Meals1808342 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee16995 INR
Lifestyle expenses335418 INR
Residence Application Fee5609 INR
Total2196036 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • The applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or possess experience which is considered to demonstrate the knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course
  • Applicants who complete the Graduate Certificate with a WAM of 70 or higher are able to apply to continue into the Master in Architectural Science in the same course stream
ExamsTOEFL: 96
  • The minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

  • Minimum result of 6.0 in each band 

PTE: 68
  • Minimum result of 54 in each band 

Additional info
  • Applicants who have undertaken a bachelor’s degree or other approved tertiary qualifications where the instruction for their qualification (teaching, assessment, and examination) was entirely in English will be waived from the English requirement
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