The Wellington School of Architecture offers a range of postgraduate qualifications, including certificates, diplomas, Master’s programmes, and PhD degrees.
Stand out, get ahead, or change career
Our programmes are tailored to meet the growing needs of the profession while addressing the future demands people have for their built environments. Each qualification offers you the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests and career aspirations.
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The Wellington School of Architecture is involved in local and international cutting-edge design and research.
A pathway to a Master’s degree
Not ready for a Master’s just yet? Or perhaps you want to pursue professional development or advanced study in an area like project management. We have other offerings that could be perfect for you.
Our certificate and diploma qualifications let you select courses based on your needs and interests, spanning all the specialisations we offer. These programmes are valuable on their own, and they can also be a stepping stone to a Master’s qualification.
Graduate Certificate in Designed Environments
Enhance your knowledge of how the built environment is designed. Take a detailed look at current issues, new technologies, and advancements within the built environment.
This 60-point (one trimester) Certificate would suit practicing professionals who want to further develop their skills within the built environment.
Graduate Diploma in Designed Environments
Choose from a variety of learning options in areas within the built environment including architecture, landscape, and building science.
This 120-point (two trimesters) Diploma would suit graduates who want to add depth to their Bachelor of Architectural Studies or Bachelor of Building Science studies or who want to change specialisations.
Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Science
Explore building construction and performance, project management, the relationship between buildings and their environment, and much more. Become confident in your understanding of architectural science.
The 60-point (one trimester) Certificate would suit those in industry who want to deepen their knowledge with part-time study. After completion, you can continue your study with the Diploma.
Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Science
Deepen your studies in architectural science. Learn to question, test, and gain a practical grounding in how buildings impact on the natural world through their design and construction.
The 120-point (two trimester) Diploma can be completed on its own, or you can continue your study with the Master of Architectural Science or Master of Architectural Science (Research).
Postgraduate Certificate in Designed Environments
Build on your knowledge of the designed environment and open the door to further postgraduate study in Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture.
The 60-point PGCertDE can be completed in one trimester of full-time study or two trimesters part time. For those already in the industry, it provides up-to-date professional development.
Postgraduate Diploma in Designed Environments
Expand your expertise in designed environments with postgraduate courses in Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture.
The 120-point PGDipDE can be completed in two trimesters of full-time study or four trimesters part time. Take it for professional development or as a pathway to Master's-level study.
The image in the banner at the top of this page is from Translating Ulysses: The House That James Built, an award-winning work by Master of Architecture (Professional) student Patrick Kelly. Photo by David St George.