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12 Universities having 696 Architecture courses found in New Zealand

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Campus - auckland, New Zealand
University Rank - #1
Address - Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
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Campus - wellington, New Zealand
University Rank - #5
Address - Kelburn, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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Campus - lincoln, New Zealand
University Rank - #8
Address - Brayford Way, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK
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Campus - auckland, New Zealand
University Rank - #9
Address - 139 Carrington Rd, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025, New Zealand
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Campus - dunedin, New Zealand
University Rank - #10
Address - Level 2, 350 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand 1141, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Campus - hamilton, New Zealand
University Rank - #11
Address - Tristram St, Whitiora, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
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Campus - christchurch, New Zealand
University Rank - #13
Address - Madras St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Campus - wairarapa, New Zealand
University Rank - #15
Address - Princess St, Palmerston North, 4442, New Zealand
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Campus - invercargill, New Zealand
University Rank - #19
Address - 133 Tay St, Invercargill, 9810, New Zealand
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Campus - wellington, New Zealand
University Rank - #20
Address - 21 Kensington Ave, Petone, Wellington 5012, New Zealand
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About Architecture

For all international students with an inclination towards architecture, urban planning, spaces, art and designs, buildings, structures, aesthetics, etc, then architecture is an ideal area of study to pursue. Architecture offers career as Architect, Architectural technologist, Interior and spatial designer, Building Surveyor, Commercial/residential surveyor, Construction manager, etc with knowledge and skills such as numeracy, design and drawing, IT skills, e.g. computer-aided design , project management, logical and rational problem-solving, critical analysis and resolution, leadership, team planning and efforts, along with written and oral communication, research skills, assertion and reasoning, etc.

What is Architecture? 

Architecture is a wholesome process that includes all the steps of building and designing spaces and structures, starting right from the process to the product of planning, designing, and even the final step of the construction of buildings or any other structures. Architecture courses abroad include the ability to create architectural projects of both aesthetic and technical utility, knowledge of architectural history, theory, art, technology, social sciences and fine art. Further, it includes the knowledge of urban design, applied planning techniques, the relationships between people and buildings, between buildings and their surroundings and spaces in general, the ability to understand the architect's profession and its function in society,knowledge of research methods and construction project preparation, structural design, construction, and engineering involved in construction projects, physical problems and various technological tools and education of complexities and intricacies of the industries, organisations, regulations and procedures of architecture.

Apart from this, architecture degrees inculcate the students with the following skills;

  • numeracy, design and drawing
  • IT skills, e.g. computer-aided design (CAD)
  • project management skills
  • the skill and expertise to solve problems in a logical and smart way
  • the ability to work as part of a team
  • written and oral communication in various settings
  • research skills
  • decision-making ability
  • Adaptability, flexibility and readiness for unexpected situations and circumstances
  • the ability to reflect on and ponder over situations as well as to improve your professional performance and accuracy

In order to study architecture abroad, these are the requirements-

  1. Good Aggregate in 10th and 12th grade, above 90% in both for the top universities and above 75% with Maths and English as mandatory subjects for the others.
  2. SAT Range: 1200-1570/1600 (writing, critical reading and mathematics)/ ACT Range: 27-35. Minimum score differs for countries, course levels and individual universities.
  3. Letters of Recommendation from your recent professor.
  4. TOEFL or IELTS (Above 6.0 band)- This is an English language testing assessment and it is necessary to score above 6.5 for top universities and 6.0 for other universities.

However, for some universities abroad, you also need a digital portfolio that shows your understanding of art through drawings, photographs, images and models. In addition, interviews are also conducted by universities for eligible students and you might require to take the written or practical assessment at the interview.

Most of the architecture graduates and postgraduates get employed in the following fields-

  1. Technicians and other professionals        
  2. Engineering and building
  3. Retail, catering and bar work        
  4. Arts, design and media
  5. Others

Degrees Offered in Architecture Abroad

  1. Bachelor of Architecture
  2. Bachelor of Design
  3. Bachelor of Science
  4. Bachelor of Arts
  5. Bachelor of Engineering
  6. Master of Architecture
  7. Master of Design
  8. Master of Arts
  9. Master of Engineering
  10. Master of Science
  11. MPhil
  12. PhD

Best Countries to Study Architecture Abroad

  1. London, Britain
  2. Paris, France
  3. Tokyo, Japan
  4. Barcelona, Spain
  5. Moscow, Russia
  6. Rome, Italy
  7. Berlin, Germany
  8. Athens, Greece
  9. Beijing, China
  10. Mexico

Top Universities to Study Architecture Abroad

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America
  2. University College London, United Kingdom of Britain        
  3. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  4. University of California, Berkeley, United States of America                
  5. Harvard University, United States of America        
  6. Manchester School of Architecture, United Kingdom of Britain                
  7. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom of Britain        
  8. Politecnico di Milano, Italy        
  9. National University of Singapore, Singapore                
  10. Tsinghua University, China                
  11. The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  12. Columbia University, United States of America        
  13. The University of Tokyo, Japan
  14. University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America
  15. ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Best Architecture Courses Abroad

  • Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (High-Performance Buildings)
  • Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (Audio and Acoustics)
  • Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (Illumination Design)
  • Graduate Diploma in Architectural Science (High-Performance Buildings)
  • Architectural Design MA
  • Architectural Technology BSc (Hons)
  • Architecture BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Architecture and Environments
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Design in Architecture
  • Bachelor of Design Honours in Architecture and Master of Architecture
  • Structural Engineering and Architecture (4 years) MEng (Hons)
  • Interior & Environmental Design BDes (Hons)
  • The English Country House 1485- 1945 MA
  • Western Architectural History by Research MA
  • Architecture MArch
  • Digital Architecture and Design MSc
  • Architecture and Landscape Architecture MArch
  • Master of Architectural Science in Audio and Acoustics subjects
  • Master of Architectural Science in Audio and Acoustics, Illumination Design subjects
  • Master of Architectural Science in Audio and Acoustics, High-Performance Buildings subjects
  • Architectural Design Innovation MSc
  • Architecture with Urban Planning M.Arch (Hons)
  • Research in Architecture, Construction and Surveying MPhil
  • Research in Architecture, Construction and Surveying MRes
  • English Country House by Research MPhil
  • English Country House by Research DPhil
  • Architecture PhD
  • Research in Architecture, Construction and Surveying PhD

The above-mentioned courses are found at the

  • University of Buckingham
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Liverpool
  • Coventry University
  • University of Dundee
  • Ulster University
  • Centennial College
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of Technology Sydney
  • University of Western Australia
  • Victoria University
  • Swinburne Institute of Technology

Scholarships for Architecture Abroad

  1. Undergraduate Architecture and Design Fellowships at the University of Cambridge, UK
  2. Insurance Policy Aviva Postgraduate Scholarship Programme at UK Universities
  3. Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Merit-Cum-Means Scholarships, India
  4. University of Free State National Student Financial Aid Scheme Scholarships
  5. UQ PhD Scholarship in International Rapid Switch Initiative for International Students, Australia
  6. PhD Fellowship in Functional Technology High-Performance Architectures Scholarship, Denmark
  7. Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarships, University of Sydney in Australia
  8. GREAT Scholarship, Full Tuition Newcastle University
  9.  Yayasan KLK Undergraduate Scholarship at Malaysian Institutions of Higher Learning
  10. SAS Doctoral Scholarship for EU and Non-EU Citizens at University of Camerino Italy

Careers after Architecture Abroad

  1. Architect
  2. Architectural Technologist
  3. Interior and spatial designer
  4. Construction manager
  5. Planning and development surveyor
  6. Production designer, theatre/television/film
  7. Higher education lecturer
  8. Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer
  9. Landscape architect
  10. Structural engineer
  11. Building Surveyor
  12. Commercial/residential surveyor
  13. Town planner

About New Zealand

One of the most prosperous developed countries in the world, New Zealand is a group of islands located near Australia.The country boasts of an extremely diverse population and its economy is flourishing, varying from extraction industries and tourism to innovation, infrastructure and technological industries.

New Zealand is home to a multitude of universities and colleges providing tertiary education across all fields to students from all over the world. Engineering, law, business, horticulture, agriculture, architecture, language, literature, social sciences, information technology, computing and banking are some of the numerous subjects taught throughout the country by institutes of international esteem. Some of the best universities in New Zealand are:

  1. University of Auckland
  2. Victoria University of Wellington
  3. Lincoln University
  4. University of Otago
  5. Auckland University of Technology

These educational centers provide studies at the under-graduate, post-graduate and doctorate levels. Universities in New Zealand also mete out vocational and distance education. Moreover, many institutions provide learning programs, certificate courses and job-oriented training. While the government provides subsidies in education for local students, no such subsidies are available for international students.

New Zealand cities like Auckland and Wellington are international centers of commerce, business and arts. The prosperity and growth opportunities further mark NZ’s spot as a major student destination.

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