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Take your place in the world of architecture

Architecture focuses on design and creative problem solving skills - learning how to develop and present architectural solutions that meet user, functional, technical and aesthetic needs now and for the future.

You will be exposed to both international and domestic practices, learn in small group practice led design studios, have access to dedicated state-of-the-art studios, and have the opportunity to undertake industry experience and international field trips.

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Study architecture at Griffith

Sustainable designs for the tropics and subtropics

Our architecture degrees are distinctive in their emphasis on environmental sustainability and urban design. We are focused on global issues, particularly climate-responsive and sustainable design principles for the tropics and subtropics, relevant to our region and South East Asia.

Highly ranked for support and engagement

Architecture at Griffith was given a five-star rating for student support and learner engagement by the Good Universities Guide 2021, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

Industry connections

You’ll have the opportunity to work with industry professionals while you study through work integrated learning projects. You may also have the opportunity to work with a Practice Mentor for an entire trimester during the last studio of your Bachelor degree.

Unique student opportunities

We offer unique learning experiences that can help you stand out from the crowd, such as small groups, practice-led design studios and international field study electives.

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Bachelor of Environmental Science (Architecture)/ Master of Architecture

'The staff at Griffith showed continued support and encouragement to us.'

Sasha Wales

Practice-led design studios

Small classes, state-of-the-art architecture studios

Grow your skills and competencies within a small cohort in our architecture studio classes. By final year, you’ll be working in an architecture studio that replicates a professional workplace.

Career outcomes

The Master of Architecture is a professional accredited program providing the academic pathway to registration as an architect. As a graduate, you will be qualified to work in Australia and overseas. With your technical knowledge and creative visual thinking skills, you will be qualified for a career as an architect or built environment professional. With your design skills, you can also find employment in a range of creative roles in fields like urban design, interior design, virtual environments, graphic design and the film and games industries.

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Life at Griffith

You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Key dates

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Monday 8 March — Saturday 19 June

Trimester 1

Our first teaching trimester starts on Monday 8 March 2021 . Trimester 1 examinations run from Thursday 10 to Saturday 19 June.

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Thursday 6 May — Saturday 8 May

Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival

Tuesday 18 May — Tuesday 18 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

Wednesday 19 May — Wednesday 19 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

Thursday 20 May — Thursday 20 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

Friday 21 May — Saturday 22 May

Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo

Saturday 17 July — Sunday 18 July


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Monday 19 July — Saturday 30 October

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester starts on Monday 19 July. Trimester 2 examinations run from Saturday 21 to Saturday 30 October.

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Tuesday 20 July — Tuesday 20 July

Sunshine Coast Careers and Employment Expo

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Friday 23 July — Sunday 25 July

Melbourne Careers and Employment Expo

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Sunday 8 August — Sunday 8 August

Open Day

Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses

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Monday 13 September — Monday 13 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

Wednesday 15 September — Wednesday 15 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

Thursday 16 September — Thursday 16 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

Friday 17 December — Thursday 23 December

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