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The Master of Architecture (MArch) graduate degree program offers an accredited three-year curriculum. This professional course of study is highly demanding with a large proportion of the curriculum being required coursework. Design studios are integrated with courses in architecture history and theory, technical and material systems, and design media and representation. Within this challenging program, opportunities to develop individual identity and special skills are made possible through the selection of special topic design studios, thoughtful engagement with electives, and especially through the execution of the Graduation Project.

The master's degree is awarded upon the completion of 119 credits, including a major graduating project. While the overall scope of the curriculum remains constant, trajectories through the program can vary depending upon previous academic experiences, their consequence in advanced placement, and individual fine-tuning of content and sequence.

The program for an incoming student requires 119 credits of study in these areas:

  • Introductory Workshop - 2 credits
  • Design Studios - 45 credits
  • History and Theory - 15 credits
  • Technology and Material Systems - 18 credits
  • Design Media and Representation - 6 credits
  • Professional Practice - 3 credits
  • Graduation Project - 12 credits
  • Unrestricted Electives - 18 credits


Program requirements

Applicants to the Master of Architecture program must hold a degree that is academically equivalent to a four-year Bachelor’s degree. The degree may be in any discipline. To be eligible for admission, the applicant must have a ‘B+’ average in third and fourth year-level coursework. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 TOEFL paper-based test score : 600 TOEFL iBT® test: 100
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