Master of Science in Architecture

General

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Program Description

  • Faculty of Architecture
  • The degree to be obtained: Master of Science, Engineer, Architect
  • Duration: 1.5 years (3 semesters)
  • Language: English
  • ECTS points: 90

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Courses cover a wide range of issues from architectural and urban theory and design, advanced structures and materials, and conservation of monuments to urban renewal strategies.

The diploma awarded after completion of the second-degree studies is formally recognized (in accordance with Directive 2005/36/EC) as proof of obtaining the qualifications of an architect in the European Union.

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Entry requirements

  • BSc (or equivalent) degree confirming completion of first-cycle degree studies in architecture.
  • Approved portfolio.

Career opportunities

Graduates have knowledge and skills in the fields of architectural, urban, and conservation design, spatial planning, history and theories of architecture, the theory of urban design, fine arts, technical sciences, humanities, development of environment taking into account the relationship between people and architectural objects and the surrounding space, social responsibility of design, solving functional, utility, construction, engineering and technological problems to a degree that provides safety and comfort in facilities, including persons with disabilities, application of legal regulations and procedures in the building and design process as well as economics and integration of projects with planning regulations in Poland and the Member States of the European Union.

Graduates understand the role of architects in society and the impact of their work on the quality of the built environment. Graduates are prepared to apply the principles of professional ethics, are competent in the application of knowledge in practice, can evaluate and formulate professional judgments, and can communicate effectively with the professional environment. They continue lifelong learning and understand the need for lifelong learning and the adaptation of acquired skills to market needs.

Graduates are prepared to: undertake creative activity in the field of architectural and urban design, acquire professional licenses as required by law, undertake independent functions in the construction market, design and manage construction works in the architecture branch, coordinate work in multi-discipline project teams, manage urban and architectural studios, and undertake research work.

Graduates are prepared to take up employment in architectural and urban planning design studios, local and state government units, research institutions and centers of research, consulting companies.

Graduates are prepared to continue their education on third-degree studies (Ph.D.).

Last updated Jan 2021

About the School

Gdańsk University of Technology (Polish name: Politechnika Gdańska) is one of the oldest universities in Poland and the largest technical university in Northern Poland. It was established in 1904 and ... Read More

Gdańsk University of Technology (Polish name: Politechnika Gdańska) is one of the oldest universities in Poland and the largest technical university in Northern Poland. It was established in 1904 and since then has been educating world-class engineers in various areas of science and technology. Located in Gdańsk – a city with a thousand-year tradition and the gate to the Polish coastal line – it is the perfect place to study and enjoy student life. Read less