Master of Architecture

Girne American University

Program Description

Master of Architecture

Girne American University

Master of Architecture

To be able to study in M.ARCH. degree programme in Architecture, a Bachelor degree in a related field with 2.25 over 4 CGPA is required. The applicants from Turkey also should have a 45 grade in the numerical part of the ALES exam.

The M.ARCH. degree programme is a master with thesis programme and includes minimum of 7 courses and 21 Credits plus a seminar and a thesis.

Architecture is a filed which plays an essential role in the formation of all kind of built environments and correspondingly our life culture. Therefore architecture as a field of study, is a dynamic field which is being developed and updated consistently. Architects, who have an effective role in the foundation of our life-world and the environment we live in it, should be a competent in their profession with an up-to-date knowledge and environmental awaireness. They should also be able to identify, criticize and consider the dynamics and agents of the professional filed.

Accordingly, GAU master programme in Architecture, aims to investigate on the production and use of contemporary built environment and the role and the responsibilities of architectural profession in this process with an interdisciplinary approach.

Vision

Master in Architecture degree programme of Girne American University aims to provide a ground necessary for the scientific analysis and the evaluation of built environment and its outcomes produced by the field of architecture, as a professional practice.

For this purpose, the progamme’s main objectives are: a) to develop an awareness of the universal problems which built environment in general and particularly architecture are faced with them, such as social exclusion, uneven development of cities and environmental pollution; b) to understand the socio-cultural context of the process of architecture; and in this respect, c) to manifest the methods of design and creation of adequate environment.

In this context, the curriculum is reintroduced to supply the student’s need to the theoretic knowledge, critical view, creative mind and research based design skills. It also includes the socio-cultural and economic analysis of architecture and covers the interdisciplinary collaborations in this field.

Job Opportunities

Graduate of Master programme in Architecture are architects who can work in their own office, construction companies or the related departments in the public institutes and organizations. Architects work in design, planning, construction and control of various types of buildings and structures. Graduates of Architecture also have the chance to continue their career in academic institutions, by attaining PhD degree.

Courses

1st Year

First Semester

  • REM500 Research Methods
  • Elective
  • Technical Elective

Second Semester

  • Elective
  • Technical Elective
  • Technical Elective

2nd Year

First Semester

  • Technical Elective
  • Seminar

Second Semester

  • THEM590 Thesis
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Entry Requirements

English Language requirement: TOEFL (Paper): 550 TOEFL (Internet): 80 IELTS: 6.0

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
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2 years
Full time
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Place
Turkey Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
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