Postgraduate study

The Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation offers a range of postgraduate programmes in topics encompassing design and the built environment.

From a Graduate Certificate to PhD level, our postgraduate qualifications enable you to extend your knowledge, develop critical views, make connections, and gain practical experience within a multi-disciplinary environment.

Graduate Certificate in Designed Environments

The Graduate Certificate in Designed Environments is tailored to practising professionals who want to further develop their skills within the built environment.

Graduate Diploma in Designed Environments

This diploma provides a pathway for graduates to transition their architectural studies or building science specialisation to a new area at postgraduate level.

Graduate Diploma in Design Innovation

This diploma acts as a transition into the Master of Design Innovation (MDI) for students who already have another qualification.

Master of Architectural Science

Extend your expertise with the Master of Architectural Science, focusing on managing the development and ongoing performance of the built environment.

Master of Architecture

Delve deeper into the history and theory of architecture with the research and thesis-based Master of Architecture.

Master of Architecture (Professional)

Become an architect. Study a postgraduate Master of Architecture (Professional) qualification and be part of shaping our built environment.

Master of Design

The Master of Design is an opportunity to explore design-based research under the supervision of staff who are widely acknowledged as leaders in their fields.

Master of Design Innovation

Get the specialist skills and knowledge you need to be a successful professional in the design industry with a Master of Design Innovation degree.

Master of Design Technology

Further your skills in various digital technologies so you can tell stories with visual effects (VFX), gaming, animation, or extended reality (XR).

Master of Interior Architecture

Build your expertise and improve your career prospects with a Master of Interior Architecture—and become professionally recognised with this qualification.

Master of Landscape Architecture

Develop your expertise so you can become a professional landscape architect with a Master of Landscape Architecture degree.

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Learn how to shape and improve cities, towns, and regions. Develop the expertise to make our lived environments more functional, sustainable, and appealing.

Master of User Experience Design

Gain versatile skills in a fast-growing sector. The MUXD equips you to create compelling user experiences, even if you don’t have a design background.

Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Science

Explore building construction, project management, and more to boost your architectural science knowledge and confidence.

Postgraduate Diploma in Architectural Science

Deepen architectural science studies—question, test, and gain practical knowledge on how buildings impact the natural world through design and construction.

Postgraduate Certificate in Designed Environments

Build on your knowledge of the designed environment and open the door to Master's level study.

Postgraduate Diploma in Designed Environments

Expand your expertise in designed environments with postgraduate courses in Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture.

PGCertPS in Architecture and Design Innovation

Boost your professional development with a customisable qualification that you can shape to suit your career goals.

Doctor of Philosophy

A PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is the highest degree offered by the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation.

Contact us

The Faculty of Architecture and Design Student Administration is located at:

Te Aro Campus
139 Vivian Street

Phone: 0800 04 04 04