Master of Architecture/Master of Urban Cultural Heritage

  • CRICOS code: 105513B

The experience


Studio Experience

The Melbourne School of Design has a unique Studio teaching format. At the start of each semester students select from an array of different studio concepts that change regularly to reflect the changing face of Architecture. Each studio iteration works to a different design brief so you can select studios that allow you to explore different areas of interest or build upon a specific one.

Studio Exhibition: Smoke and Mirrors

Internships and Vocational Placement

Vocational Placements, also known as Work Integrated Learning (WIL) or Experiential Learning, are a valuable way for students to get hands-on experience in industry while studying.

Students can undertake a MUCH Heritage Industry Internship or an Urban and Cultural Heritage Internship as part of their studies. Students are allocated an academic supervisor and a host supervisor prior to starting the placement. These two roles provide students an important source of support throughout the placement and the ensuing report is submitted for academic credit.


This program is also a pathway to undertaking a PhD through completion of the Urban and Cultural Heritage Minor Thesis.

Researchers from our Australian Centre for Architectural History, Urban and Cultural Heritage recently hosted a symposium for early-career researchers including University of Melbourne academics and international experts. Learn more about ongoing research in built environment and heritage.

Architecture Centre of Urban and Cultural Heritage (ACAHUCH) and SAHANZ PhD Colloquium

Connect with us from anywhere in the world

Connect with other students in Australia and overseas with the Study Melbourne Hubs: bringing the Melbourne study experience to you.

You can access events and services with other students in Australia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia and virtually in India so no matter where you are in the world, you’ll be connected to the University of Melbourne and other students. Find out how you can make the most of studying online: explore the Study Melbourne Hubs.


Víctor Alegría

“It is the sense of being part of a community that is really interested in tackling relevant and global challenges. Being surrounded by creativity, research and public debate is something that inspires me every day to come to campus and see what’s going on. I have very much enjoyed the guest lectures and exhibitions that are constantly happening in the Faculty.” Víctor Alegría. Master of Urban Design student.

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