Master of Architecture (Professional) and Housing Studies (MArch(Prof)HousSt)

Further develop your understanding of housing issues while completing your professionally accredited architecture qualification.

Programme overview

The Master of Architecture (Professional) and Housing Studies will give you a sound platform for the realities of contemporary architectural 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 identify broader housing issues and formulate appropriate responses, processes and solutions.

All processes are in place to ensure that this programme will be professionally accredited by the New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB).

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

This programme is subject to final regulatory approval and is therefore subject to change.

Quick facts

Programme type Postgraduate
Research options available 
Points 300
Duration Full-time: 30 months
Part-time: Varies
Location City Campus


The MArch(Prof)HousSt will be offered for the first time in 2022.

For more information, contact Associate Professor Julia Gatley.


If you'd like to be notified when more information about this degree is available and applications are open, please fill in the expression of interest form below.