Master of Architecture (Research) atDeakin University , BurwoodSchool of Engineering


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Deepen your knowledge on a chosen topic within the field of architecture through independent, sustained and academically supervised research. Undertake a research project in architecture and develop advanced skills in critical thinking, analysis and research methodologies under the supervision of our internationally recognised research staff.
  • The School of Architecture and Built Environment specialises in critical architectural futures and the integration of current cultural studies, environmental resiliency, sustainable design, technological advancement and social and theoretical issues. They can choose topics from areas including architectural history and theory, architectural design and practice, architectural pedagogy, environmental building science, professional practice and digital design.


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #266

      - QS 2023

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #217

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,17,640
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,42,162
InsuranceINR 34,909
SSAFINR 17,428
TotalINR 6,94,499

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 53.46


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 31ˢᵗ May 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience


Marks - 94/120

  • Writing-27


Marks - 65/90

  • No less than 65 in each skill


Marks - 6.5/9

  • IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent

English Proficiency Waiver
  • ELP can be waived off if at least 2 years of equivalent full-time study in a Bachelor Degree (AQF level 7) with a minimum WAM of 60 where English is the language of instruction and assessment
Conditional Offer


If the applicant receives a conditional offer, they must fulfill the conditions stated in their offer letter (e.g. completing an English language course, submitting original documents or successfully completing current studies)

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants must ask two referees to provide us with reports using referees include 4th-yearth year supervisors and course directors from the applicant’s university, however, we will also consider other academic referees with working relationships with the applicant within the area of psychology. Applicants are not required to include referee information through the Deakin University direct application portal; they must provide this information through (For Master of Psychology)

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Award certificates
  • Academic transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Certified copy of passport
  • CV and/or a personal statement (if required)
  • An immunisation history / evidence of vaccinations
  • Submit a recorded video (personal statement) where applicants will respond to two questions to assess their suitability (For Master in Counselling)

Step 4: Application fees for this course

AUD 55 = INR 2.93 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card

Important Dates

Mar , 2023

Course Commencement Date 3

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Australia.

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