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Gain skills to deliver complex design

Design management is an opportunity for Architects to take a leadership role in the design process through a better understanding of project management within the context of architectural ingenuity and creativity. The combined Master of Architecture/Master of Project Management program is designed to support this international trend and to deliver projects that ultimately reflect longevity.

Unique Internship Opportunities

Bond University's partnerships with AECOM and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will each provide six Bond University students annually with a 12-week full-time internship in integrated design management at AECOM or WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. AECOM employs 100,000 people across the globe and reported a US$18 billion workbook in the 12 months to September 30 last year. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, and various environmental experts. The firm is based in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. These are the two largest integrated design firms in the world.

Internships are available to students in the final semester of this combined degree, with students able to nominate their preferred location, meaning they can align the experience with their ultimate career goals or even future employment destinations.

Find out more about the AECOM partnership and the Integrated Design Management subject.

Key features

  • A combined program designed to equip graduates with the skills to complete and deliver complex designs
  • Opportunity to undertake an internship with leading industry organisations
  • Graduate sooner with Bond’s accelerated degrees

About the program

The combined Masters degree in Architecture and Project Management enables students interested in integrated design management to gain specialised knowledge related to the coordination of the design process and the maximisation of client satisfaction. The blurring of boundaries between the built environment disciplines is occurring as a response to client demand for more complex designs involving specialist knowledge. Show more

The combined Masters degree in Architecture and Project Management enables students interested in integrated design management to gain specialised knowledge related to the coordination of the design process and the maximisation of client satisfaction. The blurring of boundaries between the built environment disciplines is occurring as a response to client demand for more complex designs involving specialist knowledge. This is an international trend, underpinned by the need to deliver projects that ultimately reflect long life, loose fit and low energy. Graduates may also be involved in design optimisation, process re-engineering and value management within the confines of economic, social and environmental criteria. The combined degree provides a unique blend of studio-based architectural design and generic project management problem-solving abilities. A distinct feature of this program takes place during the final semester where students undertake work-based learning in an integrated design environment either in Australia or overseas. Studies can be achieved within three calendar years part-time given recent or concurrent employment. Upon completion of the combined program, graduates receive two separate accredited degrees. Show less

ModeOn Campus
Duration6 semesters (2 years)
Starting semesters
  • September 2017
  • January 2018
  • May 2018
  • September 2018
Program typeMasters Coursework
Study areaArchitecture and Built Environment, Business and Commerce
Program codeSD-94007
CRICOS code087931D
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

As a consequence of increasing levels of complexity in modern construction, the rationale for integrated design management is borne, demanding a much greater focus on effective teamwork and information handling. No single consultant can design a complex building project without a diverse range of disciplines contributing to the solution, but the management of this process up until recent times has been poorly defined. Integrated design management is an opportunity for architects to take a leadership role in the design process through a better understanding of project management within the context of architectural ingenuity and creativity.

The combined program will be automatically accredited by the Australian Institute of Architects, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Australian Institute of Project Management. Graduates of this combined degree are also internationally recognised by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

The total program fees for the Master of Architecture/Master of Project Management are:

  • $93,289
  • $94,983

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

International students

Please lodge a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study, accompanied by documented proof of your English language proficiency.

Read more information on application and enrolment procedures.

Academic requirements

Entry to the combined degree requires a Bachelor of Architectural Studies or equivalent. 

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all international students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study..

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed course outlines/subject descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students.

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