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.

Architectural Studies

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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    Model offers a glimpse into the past

    Victoria Master's of Architecture student has spent the summer creating a scale model of Greytown for an upcoming exhibition celebrating Greytown's history.

  • Daniel with computer and vr headset

    Virtual reality gives Karori an urban twist

    The Karori community will be able to visualise urban development in their neighbourhood through virtual reality, thanks to Victoria University of Wellington Master of Architecture student Daniel Innes.

  • The ugly truth about our housing crisis

    Perhaps it is not so much the supply and demand of land that is causing the problems as the supply and demand of money, writes Guy Marriage, a Senior Lecturer in Victoria's School of Architecture.