Master Program in Architecture in Asia

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Architecture

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

The process of creating a well-made structure entails a great deal more than just propping up four walls. Knowledge of architecture is needed in order to ensure that buildings meet predetermined desires and legal guidelines.

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% of its land area.

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Master of Design (MDes) Urban Environments Design

HK PolyU School of Design
Campus Full time 1.5 years September 2016 Hong Kong Kowloon

The Master of Design (Urban Environments Design) draws on the contemporary Hong Kong/China urban experience to offer a unique postgraduate education in urban space design. [+]

Masters in Architecture in Asia 2016/2017. The Master of Design (Urban Environments Design) draws on the contemporary Hong Kong/China urban experience to offer a unique postgraduate education in urban space design. In line with the School’s human-centered critical approach to environment design, this studio-based specialism integrates the design of multiple scales and typologies of urban environments. Urban Environments Design focuses on the analysis and design of hybrid and composite interior environments, urban public spaces and urban systems and strategies. Aims This full-time international postgraduate programme responds to the unprecedented urban transformations occurring during the past few decades in Hong Kong and China. Urban Environments Design aims at the development of a high level of intellectual and practical mastery of the analysis and design of diverse urban environments in the region, with broader implications for urban contexts worldwide. The approach of the Urban Environments Design is based on an understanding of socio-cultural dynamics of the regional context transferred into new design strategies and design interventions. Objectives This specialism seeks to unite practical approaches for innovation in urban strategies with formal aspects of urban environment design, through: Real-world project development Teamwork approaches to problem solving Socio-cultural and aesthetic considerations Reflecting critically and analytically on the urban environment value creation by design within the urban environment A critical understanding of contemporary urban transformations in China Definition of strategic approaches to urban environment design Entrance Requirement A Bachelor’s degree in a spatial design field or the equivalent in a related discipline (e.g. interior design, environment design, landscape design, architecture, urban design) is required. Candidates with other tertiary qualifications complemented with substantial relevant professional experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Scholarships Scholarships for Graduates of QS Top Design Schools (2016/17) To off-set 10% or 15% (holder of a First Class bachelor’s degree) of tuition, regardless of which MDes programmes students are admitted to – applicable to graduates of QS world’s top universities for art & design. Scholarships (offered by MDes full-time specialisms) On a competitive basis, to off-set 25%–50% of tuition – applicable to all non-local students and PolyU Design alumni who accepted an admission offer. Admission Dates Application Period Starts: 25 Nov 2015 First Round Review: 20 Jan 2016 Application Deadline: 29 Apr 2016 Interview: Mid Feb to May 2016 Announcement of result: 2 weeks after interview [-]

Master of Architecture (MArch) in Architecture

Yasar University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Turkey İzmir

Like the Department of Interior Design, the Department of Architecture belongs to the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture. Despite some differences, much of the curriculum in these two departments follow similar [+]

Like the Department of Interior Design, the Department of Architecture belongs to the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture. Despite some differences, much of the curriculum in these two departments follow similar lines which mostly run in parallel. This is so not only because the two disciplines are close relatives of each other, but also because it facilitates transfer of students from one discipline to the other if they wish to do so. The principal objective of this education is to teach students the important skills they would need in the future. Moreover, it is thought to be essential that students acquire a sincere love of this profession, if they are to be successful in the future. In this direction, besides obligatory practice in offices or the construction sites, students will be introduced the realities of professional life under dynamic circumstances – may this be within or outside the academic life. In summary, this program aims to educate students to be good designers. With their competence in foreign languages, their developed entrepreneurial capacities, and finally, a sound knowledge of architecture, each student will become a successful professional. [-]

Master of Architectural Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Suzhou

China is an architectural and urban laboratory and XJTLU’s Department of Architecture’s two-year March (Des) Masters programme engages with this risk-taking, forward-looking and challenging agenda. [+]

Masters in Architecture in Asia 2016/2017. Overview The Master of Architectural Design programme prepares students for an international career in architecture, creating bridges between Eastern and Western culture. Understanding mobility as one of the core conditions of global modernity, the programme attracts international students preparing for a career related to China, as well as domestic students preparing for both national and international careers. The programme focuses on architectural design studio as well as on humanistic and technical modules in preparation of either professional practice or PhD-level studies. This programme is made to deliver all the learning outcomes as defined by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) to qualify for RIBA part 2 validation, which is the second out of three stages in the formal educational process required to register as a professional architect in the United Kingdom. The programme offers an international perspective, while at the same time enabling students to address the demands of rapid modernisation in China. When you graduate from this programme, you will receive an international masters degree from the University of Liverpool that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Unique selling points As China experiences unprecedented transformations as well as increasing professional, industrial and academic collaboration with international partners, this programme educates coming generations of architects who have the necessary cross-cultural awareness, social and environmental responsibility, creative and critical capability, technical competence and professional attitude to enable and to define ongoing and future transformations in the built environment domestically and internationally. Emphasising and engaging with the Chinese context and the local built environment, the programme is oriented towards the highest international standards and it attracts both domestic and international students and academic staff. Design studios are the core of the programme, formed around the ongoing research of the department and the specific needs of the profession within China and across the world. Design studios may have the following themes: • Urban development and regeneration • Innovation in fabrication and construction • Computer-aided architectural design • Architectural theory and criticism • Social and cultural issues. XJTLU’S DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE HAS ACHIEVED RIBA PART 1 VALIDATION FROM THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS (RIBA) FOR ITS UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME. IT HAS INITIATED INTERNATIONAL VALIDATION AT RIBA PART 2 LEVEL FOR ITS MASTERS PROGRAMME. Knowledge and skills The Master of Architectural Design programme will teach you how to develop architectural design projects at an advanced level, including the creative, technical and research skills needed, and educate you in the areas of theory, history and criticism of architecture. The most important knowledge and skills taught are: • Ability to generate complex design proposals showing understanding of current architectural issues, originality in the application of subject knowledge and, where appropriate, to test new hypotheses and speculations • Ability to evaluate and apply a comprehensive range of visual, oral and written media to test, analyse, critically appraise and explain design proposals • Ability to evaluate materials, processes and techniques that apply to complex architectural designs and building construction, and to integrate these into practicable design proposals • Critical understanding of how knowledge is advanced through research to produce clear, logically argued and original written work relating to architectural culture, theory and design • Understanding of the context of the architecture and the construction industry, including the architect’s role in the processes of procurement and building production, and legislation • Problem solving skills, professional judgement, and ability to take the initiative and make appropriate decisions in complex and unpredictable circumstances. Modules: Year One • Design studio I • Applied technology in architecture • Architectural theory and criticism • Additional learning activities. • Design studio II • Advanced professional practice • Topics in architectural history • Additional learning activities. Summer break • Additional learning activities (such as internships, study trips, independent studies, etc.) Year Two • Design studio III • Architectural design and research methods • Practice based enquiry and architectural representation • Additional learning activities • Design studio IV (thesis project) • Thesis (written component of the thesis project) • Additional learning activities. Additional learning activity modules The programme includes 200 hours of Additional Learning Activities per semester, most of which are chosen individually by students. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks. An individual student-learning plan will be established at the outset of each semester with the academic advisor. Examples of ALAs include: • Postgraduate English (LAN901 . Mandatory, if required by the programme director) • Postgraduate English (LAN902. Mandatory, if required by the programme director) • Chinese language (CLT901-906. Mandatory for international students) • Graduate teaching assistantship • Graduate research assistantship (if available) • Graduate practice placement/internship • Participation in Level Three or Level Four lecture-and-seminar based modules in the built environment cluster • Participation in Level Three or Level Four modules from other XJTLU departments or the Language Centre • Selected topics in design tools and methods • Selected topics in advanced digital design • Selected topics in architectural research methods • Selected topics in architectural representation • Independent studies with an ARC tutor • Scholarly presentation of a research paper • Publication of a paper in a peer-reviewed architecture-related journal • Personal and employability skills (MAN903) Careers This programme provides you with an appropriate foundation for employment in the architectural profession at an advanced level. It also provides the basis for enrolment in a PhD research degree. Our graduates find excellent opportunities in the building and creative industries, in local and international architecture firms, as well as in architecture administration, research and higher education institutions. Our highly international academic staff offer you individual career advice for entry into many job markets in Asia, Europe, Australia and the Americas. INTERNSHIPS The Department of Architecture fosters a constantly growing professional network in architecture and related fields. Being located close to the metropolitan area of Shanghai, with its dynamic architecture job market that attracts many international firms, means we can assist you to pursue job opportunities, internships and work placements in China and abroad. TEACHING AND RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS Our students are eligible for positions as graduate teaching and/or research assistants at XJTLU, working up to 10 hours per week. These can contribute towards Additional Learning Activities and include a salary. Fees RMB 160,000 for the entire two year full-time programme. University tuition fees cover the cost of your study with us. Equivalent academic qualifications ACADEMIC BACKGROUND An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in BArch, BEng in Architecture, BA (Hons) in Architecture or equivalent. Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of their own creative works as a student and a practicing architect/intern (indicating where and when the work was done, who the tutor/supervisor was, who was part of the team and what the applicants' role was in the team, A3-size, typically 10 to 30 pages, in PDF format). An internship in an architecture-related practice is recommended, but not required. We might accept applicants with substantial work experience or an outstanding portfolio even if their grades are lower than the minimum entry requirements. English language requirements • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all sections) • TOEFL iBT: 94 (minimum of 21 in any skill) [-]

Master in Sustainable Urban Development

Vietnamese-German University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City

The Master program “Sustainable Urban Development” (SUD) at the Vietnamese-German University (VGU) is a interdisciplinary program, covering the subjects in the areas of traffic planning, management and economics, civil engineering, urban management and planning, ecology and social sciences. [+]

Master in Sustainable Urban Planning

In co-operation with University of Technology Darmstadt, Germany

The Master program “Sustainable Urban Development” (SUD) at the Vietnamese-German University (VGU) is a interdisciplinary program, covering the subjects in the areas of traffic planning, management and economics, civil engineering, urban management and planning, ecology and social sciences.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

handle the highly complex process of urban planning and development in a quickly urbanizing country; to understand and analyze typical urban problems in a new and specific context; respond to previously identified problems and develop innovative sustainable approaches in urban planning and development. ... [-]

Master in Urban and Regional Planning

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 18 months February 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The professional Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning is spread over 3 semesters, and encompasses all areas involved in urban planning and local development. [+]

Masters in Architecture in Asia 2016/2017. OVERVIEW The 18-month Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills required for jobs as a professional planner. A habitable modern city is only successful if its different components are efficiently integrated and the residents and citizens benefit economically and socially leading to an improved quality of life. Regional and Urban Planners strategically link the complex components of cities and regions including budget, legalities, availability of infrastructure and land and visual appeal. Through intelligent planning, they create plans to build and organically grow dynamic and functional public spaces for small and large populations. Planners work alongside engineers, architects, law enforcement agencies, environmental consultants, legal advisors to create vibrant and sustainable cities and regions. International recognition Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi provides the combined experience of three globally renowned French universities including Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris-Descartes University and Pierre and Marie Curie University. This rich heritage of joint excellence is now available in Abu Dhabi under the Ministry of Education and is recognised worldwide. STRUCTURE The degree in Urban & Regional Planning is taught in English and covers a total of three semesters across eighteen months, starting in September. The course schedule is carefully designed to accommodate working professionals by arranging classes over short periods, including weekends, in consideration of students who intend to combine their studies with work and working professionals. [-]

Masters - The Theory And Design Of Buildings And Structures

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Arkhangelsk

Of disciplines. General scientific cycle. Philosophical problems of science and technology. The methodology of scientific research. Special sections [+]

Master training - Theory and Design of Buildings Language teaching subjects: Russian (for students who do not speak Russian language, provided preparatory course) Of disciplines. General scientific cycle. Philosophical problems of science and technology. The methodology of scientific research. Special sections of higher mathematics. Mechanics of deformable body. Numerical modeling of building structures. Basics of invention. Heat and mass transfer in disperse systems.

Professional cycle. Basics of pedagogy and andragogy. Business language. Information technology in construction. Methods for solving scientific and technical problems in construction. Reliability of building structures. Calculation of spatial structures and other disciplines.... [-]


Master of Architecture

Taylor’s University
Campus Full time 2 years Malaysia

Architectural education is more than just building structures. It is also about the cultivation of appreciation and creation of architectural space, the natural as well as the built environment [+]

Master of Architecture

Architectural education is more than just building structures. It is also about the cultivation of appreciation and creation of architectural space, the natural as well as the built environment. 

The Master of Architecture at Taylor’s University is a two-year full-time professional degree programme that centres on the advanced study of architecture. It provides an integrated nature and design as research approach to learning architecture. It aims to develop well-rounded architectural graduates, leading to the development and application of appropriate solutions to encounter demands of the globalised and cross-cultural environments. Students undertake a range of specialist and/or research-based studio projects supported by knowledge and application of technology and environment, cultural context, research and professional practice. ... [-]


Master of Urban Design

Izmir Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2016 Turkey İzmir

İzmir Institute of Technology is one of two institutions of higher learning in Turkey offering English-language instruction in City and Regional Planning. [+]

MASTER OF URBAN DESIGN PROGRAM (M.U.D.)

İzmir Institute of Technology is one of two institutions of higher learning in Turkey offering English-language instruction in City and Regional Planning. In recognition of the fact that keeping abreast of international developments is vital already in the undergraduate stages of the profession of planning. We have developed library; laboratory, and internet facilities so as to enable international research and pursue multilingual thinking in the field.

            Today in this country, we stand in urgent need of planners capable of developing solutions to the dire urbanization problems which we face and for which we pay each day.... [-]


Master in Architecture

Diponegoro University
Campus Full time April 2017 Indonesia Semarang

Master in Architecture is focusing on Tropical Architecture compatible with Indonesian climate and geography [+]

Master in Architecture

To apply for Master in Architecture the following is required: Bachelor degree in Architecture Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Interior Design, Psychology, Civil Engineering, Archaeology, History, Art, and other relevant major GPA ≥ 2,75 (Range 0-4) Possess TOEFL score of at least 450 (PBT) Schedule for Registration (Annually Based)

TERM I

Application date: Dec – March

Selection: March

Announcement: March

Starting Program: April - May

TERM II

Application date: April – August

Selection: August

Announcement: August

Starting Program: Sept... [-]

Master of Architecture

Girne American University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Cyprus Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

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... [+]

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 [-]

Master in Architecture

Jordan University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time September 2016 Jordan Irbid

The Master Degree in Architecture is awarded by the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). [+]

Masters in Architecture in Asia 2016/2017. Thesis Track 1. Compulsory Requirements: Arch 701 Research Methods in Architecture Arch 711 Design Methods and Strategies Arch 748 Architectural Theory and Criticism Arch 751 Architecture and Renewable Energy Arch 752 Building Technology Arch 790 Seminar 2. Elective Requirements: (a)(6-9) credit hours may be chosen from the list of elective graduate courses below: Arch 731 Conservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments and Sites Arch 732 Advanced Studies in Regional Architecture Arch 735 Advanced Studies in History of Islamic Architecture Arch 738 Architecture and the Construction of National Identity Arch 742 Theories and Methods of Housing Design Arch 745 Theory and Criticism of Contemporary Urban Design Arch 747 Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture Arch 753 Low Energy Architecture Arch 754 Building Simulation and Experimentation Arch 782 Psychology of Architectural Aesthetics Arch 791 Special Topics in Architecture (b)The student is allowed to study up to 3 credit hours from courses of 700 or 800 level offered by other programs related to his field of study upon approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies based on the recommendation of the departmental graduate studies committee. 3. Master Thesis (Arch 799): Arch 799 A Master Thesis Arch 799 B Master Thesis Arch 799 C Master Thesis Arch 799 D Master Thesis [-]

Master of Project Management in Construction

Asian Institute of Technology
Campus Part time 1 year August 2017 Myanmar Yangon Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi Thailand Bangkok + 5 more

The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become [+]

The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world. The Project Management in Construction field of study trains professionals to play a leading role in the international construction industry. It molds students to become active leaders in the construction industry and large construction project. The program prepares for students: - To become outstanding managers and decision-makers familiar with the modern techniques of construction management, engineering management and infrastructure management - To more competent and capable to manage international large construction projects - To be able to assist the corporation to install and develop project management system in a company Main Features of the Program One year professional AIT Master’s degree. Credits can be accumulated during four years Certificate course works International field trip to the large construction sites in the region Study language: English. Program Structure AIT Professional Master Program is designed for those engineers who cannot leave their work while following a master program. The program is conducted in one year. To complete the master program, participants need to complete 11 courses and 1 project report with total 33 credits. In the first two semesters, students will take basic and advanced courses selected in consultation with an academic/thesis advisor from among the regular courses offered at AIT. During the third semester, students will carry out their project study. Students will conduct international field trips: First trip: Study at AIT Second trip: visit to the large construction sites outside Vietnam, such as Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Taiwan or do internship in AIT Thailand Third trip: to AIT to attend Graduation ceremony English Entry Requirement AIT is an international institute with English as the sole language of instruction. Admission to AIT requires proof of English language proficiency which may be satisfied in any requirement of the following: - IELTS (5.0) - TOEFL (Paper -based: 500; Computer - Based:173; or Internet - based: 61) - AITEIT. Applicants can apply for English Test offered by AIT at AIT-VN. English Test fee:25 USD. Entry Requirements To be eligible for admission to the AIT Professional master's program, an applicant must: - Hold a Bachelor degree (normally from a four-year program), or its equivalent, in an appropriate field of study. - Have undergraduate grades significantly above average. - Have good command of English - At least three year of working experiences Application submission fee: 20 USD. This fee is paid to AIT when applicants submit the application documents. Teaching Schedule The program is conducted during non-working hours (weekends and evenings) Faculty Faculties are from Construction Engineering and Infrastructure Management (CEIM) program – AIT. CEIM is highly experienced in project management education, from short training programs to master programs, doctoral programs and post-doctoral programs. So far, there are more than 800 masters and doctors graduated in Project Management program and more than 500 trainees from short training programs received certificates offered by CEIM. CEIM also have its strong partnership with government’s construction organizations and industrial zones in providing consultancy services and professional researches to enhance the quality of construction projects. Tuition and Fees Tuition and fees can be paid as 3 installments and at the beginning of each semester. Total tuition and fees: USD 13,625 (USD375/credit). [-]

Master in Interior Architecture

Holy Spirit University of Kaslik - USEK
Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Lebanon Jounieh

The Master in Interior Design gives the student a professional training level based on creativity, professionalism, and also upon the acquisition of knowledge and skills. To design a project is to set sensitive and creative intellectual and artistic relations between space and light, materials, colors, equipment, furniture, objects and users. [+]

Masters in Architecture in Asia 2016/2017. The Master in Interior Design gives the student a professional training level based on creativity, professionalism, and also upon the acquisition of knowledge and skills. To design a project is to set sensitive and creative intellectual and artistic relations between space and light, materials, colors, equipment, furniture, objects and users. Program Structure Studies leading to the Master in Interior Design are organized around three specialization options: Interior Design Architecture, Product Design and Scenography. Each option is a place for reflection, synthesis and creation, of which the workshop project is the main part of the training. The courses and seminars allow the student to deepen their proficiency in specialized areas under the guidance of professionals. They will broaden their fields of application through a multidisciplinary approach and develop their versatility through these student workshops, planned on themes related to interior architecture, design, landscape, theater and new technologies of communication etc. They also fit the student's work in its human and social context. The minimum duration to obtain a Master in Interior (Master in Interior Architecture) is two years. The training program includes a minimum of 42 credits distributed as follows: 36 mandatory specialization courses (Interior Design, Product Design or Scenography) 6 elective courses according to the specialization Job Opportunities Self-employed: independent or multidisciplinary combination Offices of architecture, interior design or state agencies Furniture design Textile design Design objects: lamps, etc... Theater scenography [-]

Master of Architecture and Urban Studies

Ajman University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time August 2017 United Arab Emirates Ajman

The mission of the program is to provide the community with qualified architects who can deal with the complex issues of the urban environment and cities. [+]

The mission of the program is to provide the community with qualified architects who can deal with the complex issues of the urban environment and cities. Objectives The objectives of the Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Studies are to: Enable graduates to evaluate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of real-world design proposals for buildings and urban environments. Provide students with advanced skills and knowledge to manage and supervise the development and implementation of design and intervention proposals related to the urban environment. Provide in-depth knowledge of the main subject areas of the urban environment regarding the relationships between built form, space, culture, developmental processes and sustainability in its wide-ranging facets. Offer the ability to carry out independent study and research. Career Opportunities Graduates of the MSc. Program can work as designers and construction managers, decision makers for city planning, community agencies or governmental authorities. Graduates can also pursue their studies to gain PhD degree and join academic institutions. Graduation Requirements To be qualified for graduation, the student must: Complete the core and elective courses with at least a CGPA of 3.03.0. Pass the thesis examination with a minimum of 80 percent (B grade). Obtain an overall CGPA (thesis and courses) of at least 3.0 out of 4.0. [-]

Master of Architecture

UCSI University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

This Master of Architecture will enable students to engage with current public expectations of architectural practice and trends, particularly towards sustainable designs. [+]

Masters in Architecture in Asia 2016/2017. Architecture is the art of designing the human built environment. Buildings are one of the most visible productions of man, and vary greatly in design, function, and construction implementation across the globe. The vision that Architects conceive is projected onto the society and the built environment in which they practice. These conceptions and ideas will inadvertently have profound effects on the built environment, and consequently on the people who interact with that environment. Architecture is, therefore, an art form, the learning of which requires professional practice, personal artistic development and technical knowledge of building. The constant dialogue between society and the architect is what produces architecture - as a product and as well as a discipline. The School of Architecture and Built Environment understands that all those who study and work in the field of architecture need a framework for aesthetics and a functional appreciation for buildings and context. This can only be achieved via a thorough grounding in the design process, building sciences and technologies allied to an understanding of the important social, cultural, artistic, and historical factors which influence architecture. This philosophy underpins every teaching and research programme delivered at the School. The Master of Architecture programme is a 2-year full time professional degree. It is designed for individuals who have already successfully completed a 3-year undergraduate professional architectural programme. This Master of Architecture will enable students to engage with current public expectations of architectural practice and trends, particularly towards sustainable designs. With this programme, UCSI University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment is doing its part to boost the number of professional architects in Malaysia, which is in line with the country’s aim to achieve developed nation status by 2020. [-]