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Best 162 Masters Programs in Architecture Studies 2019

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Architecture is the process of designing and planning a space or building according to a set of aesthetic, social and environmental guidelines. Because of this, architecture is often divided into categories depending on the overarching style.

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University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Urban Systems is a professional degree for systems thinkers who want to address complex infrastructure challenges. ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Urban Systems is a professional degree for systems thinkers who want to address complex infrastructure challenges. This hybrid program combines graduate-level engineering and urban planning courses with UBC Sauder School of Business courses – giving you the skills and confidence to build your career and drive innovation in urban planning.

Public and private sector organizations need urban planners and engineers who have the technical decision-making knowledge to efficiently design and manage urban infrastructure and services. They need people with a multidisciplinary perspective who understand the complex interplay of social, environmental and financial factors of the built environment. They’re also looking for people who have the business perspective and interpersonal skills to lead teams and guide change.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
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Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology

Do you want to take part in designing sustainable architecture and developing socially just cities for the future? The Master’s Program in Architecture and Urban Design i ... [+]

Master in Architecture and Urban Design

Do you want to take part in designing sustainable architecture and developing socially just cities for the future? The Master’s Program in Architecture and Urban Design is operating in-between the artistic and the scientific field of knowledge. The program is characterized by a consistent focus on sustainability and has an exploratory and experimental profile with teachers from all over the world.

While studying

Ecological challenges such as climate change and social crises such as unequal local and global development and migration places raise a strong demand on architecture to develop new solutions based on broad interdisciplinary perspectives. In the Master's Program in Architecture and Urban Design, these complex issues are dealt with in various design studios. Departing from your own experience and ethical position the program wants to challenge the conventional contemporary architectural practice and the future of the profession.... [-]

Sweden Umeå
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

The Jefferson Master of Architecture Program is a first-professional graduate program designed to prepare students for professional architectural practice through the dev ... [+]

Master Programs in Architecture Studies.

The Jefferson Master of Architecture Program is a first-professional graduate program designed to prepare students for professional architectural practice through the development of sustainable design and technology skills, knowledge of project management, and collaborative experiences in an interdisciplinary environment. The program is located within easy access to Center City Philadelphia with its rich collection of major historical and contemporary buildings. Philadelphia also provides an ongoing laboratory for many of our courses and opportunities for internships.

The Master of Architecture is a 3+ year 100-credit degree program for students without advanced standing. Students granted advanced standing may be able to complete the program in as little as two years with 49 credits minimum.... [-]

USA Philadelphia
August 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Manchester Metropolitan University

Based within Manchester School of Architecture and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Master of Landscape Architecture is a route to an internationally re ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Landscape Architecture is a professional qualification, accredited by the Landscape Institute, which provides a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast-growing, global profession.

The MLA combines an emphasis on individual practice and an exploratory, experimental approach, with a strong professional underpinning. It is both a conversion course for graduates of related subject areas and a final postgraduate year of education for landscape graduates.

The subject is awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University where it has been taught for over 40 years and today forms part of the prestigious Manchester School of Architecture. Our graduates are world leaders in the profession and have gone on to impressive careers nationally and internationally. Alumni include James Corner of Field Operations, lead designer for the New York Highline, and Jason Prior to Aecom, responsible for the Olympic Park masterplans in London and Rio de Janeiro.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras

The Graduate School of Planning grants the professional degree of Master's in Planning with areas of emphasis in the fields of Urban and Territorial Planning, Planning of ... [+]

The Graduate School of Planning grants the professional degree of Master's in Planning with areas of emphasis in the fields of Urban and Territorial Planning, Planning of Natural Resources and Environment, Planning of the Economic Systems, and Areas of Policies and Social Planning.

The syllabus for the Master's degree in Planning was reviewed and approved by the Academic Senate on April 17, 1997 and by the Board of Trustees through Certification No. 22 of August 28, 1998.

The focus of the curriculum is the comprehensive and integral development of society, in its main components: economic, social, urban-spatial and environmental. The theories, methods and techniques for the diagnosis and analysis of problems and needs, the evaluation of intervention alternatives and the design of policies, plans, programs and projects and their implementation are studied. The scope of intervention can be national, regional, municipal and community, through the government, the community, non-governmental organizations, private companies or their consortiums.... [-]

Puerto Rico San Juan
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Cracow University of Technology

The Master of Landscape Architecture study program focuses on contemporary issues of sustainable use of existing landscape resources. It follows the guidelines of IFLA/UN ... [+]

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The Master of Landscape Architecture study program focuses on contemporary issues of sustainable use of existing landscape resources. It follows the guidelines of IFLA/UNESCO Charter for Landscape Architectural Education, the IFLA Guidance Document for Recognition or Accreditation – Professional Education Programs in Landscape Architecture and ECLAS Guidance on Landscape Architecture Education. The special emphasis is put on landscape design and landscape planning, as well as the development of advanced professional competencies of students. The specifics of Landscape Architecture study programme at CUT is demonstrated in the development of Integrated Design Studio – semester projects covering a broad range of technical, environmental, cultural and design issues, resulting in one individual project prepared by students in each semester. The projects are supported by the selection of theoretical subjects carried out simultaneously. Education requirements:... [-]

Poland Kraków
October 2019
Campus
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DOBA Business School

Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainabl ... [+]

Cities and communities are the main venues of key challenges of modern times, which we have to understand and be able to solve by including citizens to enhance sustainable development and quality of life.

A smart city is a city that is based on the needs of its citizens and that uses advanced technologies to promote competitiveness, sustainable development and a better quality of life.

Due to the fact that the process of urbanization is going to intensify, the cities will have to face challenges of sustainable development at different levels: environmental, social and economic, especially in less developed countries where the urbanization level is much greater. It is essential to introduce integrative policy forms for a better quality of life of both urban and rural populations, and for a greater social inclusion.... [-]

Slovenia Maribor
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
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New Jersey Institute of Technology

The M.Arch. is a NAAB-accredited program for students with undergraduate degrees in Architecture or other fields who wish to become licensed architects. Graduate student ... [+]

Overview

The M.Arch. is a NAAB-accredited program for students with undergraduate degrees in Architecture or other fields who wish to become licensed architects. Graduate student research opportunities explore many emerging facets of Architecture.

Objectives

As an Architecture school within a research university, we are a platform for innovation. Our emphasis on research faculty offers students the opportunity to collaborate in growing areas from nanotechnology to augmented and virtual reality, and to explore the frontiers of robotics and digital fabrication. Our program objectives are grounded in professional accreditation requirements.

Learning outcomes Build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas based on the study and analysis of multiple theoretical, social, political, economic, cultural and environmental contexts. Use a diverse range of skills to think about and convey architectural ideas, including writing, investigating, speaking, drawing and modeling. Comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems, and materials and be able to apply that comprehension to architectural solutions considering their impact on the environment. Demonstrate the ability to synthesize a wide range of variables into an integrated design solution. Understand business principles for the practice of Architecture, including management, advocacy, and the need to act legally, ethically and critically for the good of the client, society, and the public. Degree Requirements for Professional M.Arch. ... [-]
USA Newark
September 2019
Campus
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Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The Master of Architectural Design programme prepares students for an international career in architecture, creating bridges between Eastern and Western culture. ... [+]

The Master of Architectural Design programme prepares students for an international career in architecture, creating bridges between Eastern and Western culture. Understanding mobility, creative leadership, as well as advanced technical skills as key professional abilities in a rapidly globalising world, 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 includes architectural design studios as well as humanistic and technical modules.

A student-centred learning environment offers rich opportunities, design-driven research and individual experimental enquiry to foster students' conceptual design skills as well as research and writing skills in preparation for both professional practice and PhD-level studies. Graduates of the programme are well-rounded, creatively confident and technically skilled professionals ready to create a global future.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

The Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) is a first professional degree for those intending to enter the professional practice of architecture. Our degree program is accredit ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) is a first professional degree for those intending to enter the professional practice of architecture. Our degree program is accredited by NAAB, or the National Architectural Accrediting Board, which is the sole agency authorized to accredit U.S. professional degree programs in architecture. There are 2 pathways towards obtaining the M.Arch. degree:

The M.Arch. 2 program builds upon a solid base of undergraduate studies in architecture, and provides a challenging professional curriculum. The two-year program (consisting of 52 semester credit hours) is seen as a capstone of professional studies, preparing students for internships, the registration exams, and licensure. ... [-]

USA San Antonio
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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School of Architecture - Syracuse University

Syracuse Architecture consistently ranks among the best professional schools of architecture in the country with the Master of Architecture consistently ranked by DesignI ... [+]

The Master of Architecture is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board as a first professional degree, a requirement of licensure for becoming a practicing architect in the United States, and a terminal degree for many design educators around the globe.

Our curriculum is designed for students with baccalaureate degrees in any field to acquire a first professional degree, but also supports advanced standing for students with baccalaureate degrees in architecture and related fields.

Curriculum

Focused on preparing forward-looking students, our curriculum highlights innovative practices, new techniques and technologies, and transdisciplinary approaches to architectural research, inquiry, and design.... [-]

USA Syracuse
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Zuyd University of Applied Sciences

At the Master Interior Architecture you will learn to develop a concept for a space based on your own ideas and artistic vision and to realize that concept. ... [+]

Master Interior Architecture

At the Master Interior Architecture, you will learn to develop a concept for a space based on your own ideas and artistic vision and to realize that concept.

What can this Master Interior Architecture offer you?

Perception and expression in the architecture of the interior

What makes a certain place so characteristic? Is it the light, falling at a specific angle through the glass windows? The material and colours of the chairs, tables, curtains, walls, floor? The specific sounds of the room? The touch, the smell of things? The people? Phenomenological aspects determine the atmosphere of an interior.

The core

Interior at our Master Interior Architecture is no niche, nuance or aspect of architecture, but a fundamental attitude towards the surrounding world. The core of this Master is the understanding of a place in all its manifestations before you start to transform it because of changing needs and requirements.... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

The only program in nation’s capital that is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, the MFA in Interior Architecture gives students access to urban ... [+]

The only program in nation’s capital that is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, the MFA in Interior Architecture gives students access to urban resources, the top architecture and interior design firms in DC, and a studio-oriented curriculum that creates innovative, design thinkers. Through the studio-based core curriculum of 60 required credits, students learn about habitable environments ranging from small interiors to larger, more complex commercial and institutional spaces. With projects focused on current design issues as well as lectures and critiques from distinguished professionals, the IAD program is a carefully sequenced series of courses building on theoretical, technical, and creative challenges and experiences. Prerequisite: A bachelor’s degree in a field other than interior design, including a minimum of 30 credit hours of liberal arts and sciences courses. A portfolio consisting of examples of relevant work is to be submitted with the application to the program.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Harbour Space

We live in a world of cities, and our planet is increasingly urban. Cities are the new engines of the global economy, and at the same time, they can be the main actors to ... [+]

We live in a world of cities, and our planet is increasingly urban. Cities are the new engines of the global economy, and at the same time, they can be the main actors to face the challenges of climate change and fight against inequality and poverty. If in the past we lived through stages in which the world was organized by empires and then by nation-states, in the future we will live increasingly in a world of cities, in a world of SuperCities.

We are living an unprecedented "digital revolution" at the confluence of 4 megatrends that are cloud computing, mobile devices, social networks and intelligence applied to "Big Data". We have never had more computing capacity or easier access to information, or better physical and digital communication options and this is changing the way people live, work, have fun, learn and relate. Politics, the economy, society, and of course cities are also changing, which today enjoy opportunities that previously didn’t exist.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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International University of Catalonia

The Master’s Degree in Architecture and Design Business Management strives to ensure that you will be able to bring distinctive value to your profession through business ... [+]

Within the business sphere of the technical/creative world, there is a marked shortage of professionals with knowledge specific to their particular discipline and the skills to develop and properly manage a company.

The Master’s Degree in Architecture and Design Business Management strives to ensure that you will be able to bring distinctive value to your profession through business know-how. This knowledge will bolster your capacity to expand your business and increase your chances of joining the leading companies in your sector, which are in need of professionals with technical knowledge and a versatile, innovative and strategic business mind.

With this master’s degree, you will receive the training needed to set the Project Management Professional Exam and become a certified project manager with the Project Management Institute (USA).... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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