Be part of designing our physical world, and make a fundamental difference to the community. Our school offers a range of programmes that will teach you about all aspects of the built environment.

You’ll be able to use the world class facilities and exhibition spaces on our campus, located in the artistic Cuba Street area of central Wellington. The extensive research and experience of our expert staff mean you’ll receive a first class education.

Capital thinking

We offer Capital thinking courses that provide the opportunity to give back to our city. Students engage with leaders of the community to solve real world problems.


Be an innovator in the study, design and construction of buildings, urban spaces and parks, or residential and commercial interiors

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Available subjects

  • Architecture
  • Architecture History and Theory
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

Building Science

Study the science, technology and economics of buildings. Gain an understanding of architecture, construction, project management and sustainability and look at how people interact with the built environment.

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Available subjects

  • Project Management
  • Sustainable Engineering Systems
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Latest news

  • A render of the groups competition entry showing buildings in a U shape with a court yard in the centre with vegetable garden.

    Building Science student win in ArchEngBuild 2017

    Master of Building Science student, Sanjeev Ganda was part of the winning team in the Building Research Association of New Zealand (BRANZ) competition, ArchEngBuild 2017 with their innovative ‘Farm to Table’ community concept.

  • Marc Aurel Schnabel

    Increasing inclusiveness in urban design

    Advances in technology mean the architectural and urban design process has become more democratic and interactive, says a Victoria University of Wellington researcher.

Architectural Science Association conference

Victoria is proud to host the 51st International conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA)

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Architectural Science Association