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Athabasca University

Application Steps


A student who wishes to take a few courses to begin a career in architecture, or to be considered for promotion, or are simply interested in the topic may register as a non-program student.

Students wishing to enrol in the graduate level architecture courses as a non-program student must hold a bachelor degree from a recognized post-secondary education institution. All persons applying for non-program status will be required to submit confirmation of successful completion of an undergraduate degree. Students are accepted into the non-program Graduate courses at the discretion of Athabasca University.

All materials for non-program student registration (including the application form and fees) must be completed in full and received one month prior to the course start date.


Non-program students may take up to two  Graduate in Architecture (GDA) courses in total.

Application Steps

  1. Complete either the undergraduate or graduate non-program application form online.

    For graduate level courses, select the non-program  GDA status.

  2. If applying to the graduate level courses, submit the following:

    1. Transcript(s) of post-secondary education.

      Applicants other than graduates of Athabasca University must arrange for official transcripts of their undergraduate degree to be sent directly to:

      Mailing Address:

      RAIC Centre for Architecture
      Athabasca University
      1 University Drive
      Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3

      Canadian applicants submitting official documents (e.g., transcripts) in a language other than English must provide an official translation of such documents.

  3. Log into your myAU student portal and fill out the course registration form.

For further assistance contact RAIC Centre for Architecture.

Updated June 19 2019 by Student & Academic Services

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