Be part of designing our physical world, and make a fundamental difference to the community. Our school offers a range of programmes that will teach you about all aspects of the built environment.

You’ll be able to use the world class facilities and exhibition spaces on our campus, located in the artistic Cuba Street area of central Wellington. The extensive research and experience of our expert staff mean you’ll receive a first class education.

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Learn how to shape and improve cities, towns, and regions.

Architectural Studies

Be an innovator in the study, design and construction of buildings, urban spaces and parks, or residential and commercial interiors.

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Available subjects

  • Architecture
  • Architecture History and Theory
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Building Science

Study the science, technology and economics of buildings. Gain an understanding of architecture, construction, project management and sustainability and look at how people interact with the built environment.

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Available subjects

  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Engineering Systems
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Download the handbook

Find out more about your study options in our Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Bachelor of Building Science handbook.

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Master of Architectural Science

Study while working and extend your expertise in building science and focus on managing the development and ongoing performance of the built environment.

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First step—Te kuhunga ki te ara poutama

If you're starting your first year studying Architecture or Design, we have heaps of helpful information to get you on your way.

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Student Work Showcase

Showcase of an impressive range of talent by students across the different year levels from the Te Wāhanga Waihanga-Hoahoa—Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation.

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Architecture and Building Science News

Keep up to date with the latest news and research developments from Wellington School of Architecture.

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