Architecture

RMIT ranks highly among the world's top universities for the study of architecture.

RMIT offers you the opportunity to learn from practicing experts and award-winning architects. We are globally known for our architecture and design programs, and our faculty is made up of award-winning architects and designers.
 

Studying in purpose-built facilities in the heart of Melbourne, you’ll be immersed in a community of creative and curious peers. You’ll work closely with industry, developing the skills you need to thrive in your chosen field. What’s more, you’ll start designing from day one, so you can hit the ground running.

Architecture courses are offered from certificate and diploma level all the way up to Masters and PhDs.

Art and Design End of Year Exhibitions

What's it like being an Art, Design and Architecture student at RMIT? Discover how students in the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) and Bachelor of Design (Games) have prepared for their final exhibitions.

Top architecture courses at RMIT

Creativity is key to the new economy. RMIT knows that the future digital and knowledge revolution will depend upon innovatively designed solutions to visual and technological problems. 

You'll experiment with new ways of working, concentrate on building specialist techniques and refine your individual skills to situate your place in a successful creative career.

Here are some of our courses that reflect the latest industry developments in these fields:

This course is the first step to becoming an architect or urban designer. You’ll develop the core skills required of an architect and architectural designer and intensively develop a broad grounding in design and communication skills.

From first term, first semester you will be hands-on in design studios developing skills in drawing, 2D and 3D design and learning in an environment that models the best practice of a local or international design firm. 

RMIT’s highly celebrated design studios are situated within an urban campus, which means you will be immersed a laboratory of design exploration. These design studios typically make up half the course and are taught in small groups. 

RMIT Advantage

RMIT Architecture and its graduates continue to achieve at the highest levels and are acknowledged by the national and international architectural profession. At the annual 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards run by the Australian Institute of Architects, RMIT’s architecture community featured prominently across the 58 awards and 16 categories, receiving a number of key and prestigious awards.

Explore the design and management of urban and open spaces at all scales, from micro to macro, from garden to city, from political to infrastructural, from social to economic; and as a medium specific to site, time, and process.

Learn from acclaimed local and international landscape architects through design studios that model the best practice of global design firms.

You will investigate issues and topics that are relevantly related to the urgency of envisioning sustainable environments in urban and natural contexts increasingly affected by climate change, natural disasters and misappropriation of land.

RMIT Advantage

RMIT’s Master of Landscape Architecture is a world-leading course, having previously won the International Schools Award at the European Biennial of Landscape Architecture. Graduates can apply for accreditation with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), the profession's accrediting body.

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