A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
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.
France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.
Master's Degree in Architecture Studies in France
IAAD and the Écoles de Condé announce the signing of an important strategic partnership, which will result in the integration of these two units within a wider reality. Among the joint projects, new courses, new teaching models, and new locations will be considered in order to increase opportunities for students. [+]
Master program in INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE - New forms of contemporary living
IAAD and the Écoles de Condé announce the signing of an important strategic partnership, which will result in the integration of these two units within a wider reality. Among the joint projects, new courses, new teaching models, and new locations will be considered in order to increase opportunities for students. Through this partnership, unique in its kind, the two institutions will give a new dimension to their educational projects which will give a truly European value: at the beginning of a.y. 2013-2014, the courses France-Italy and Italy-France will be accessible to students of both schools.
This agreement immediately allows IAAD students to access the Strategic Master of Écoles de Condé - as Communication, Architecture and Art Direction of Trade Luxury, Interior Design and common areas and the overall research and innovation - and French students to access to IAAD specializations - such as Transportation Design and Industrial Design. Inside the Écoles de Condé, the new courses will incorporate the knowledge of the language and culture of Italian design, improving the courses offered under the various Bachelor and Master of Design and Graphic Arts (design of spaces, the product of fashion and graphic design), and gradually form a proper area of Italian design.... [-]
This Master aims to help students to develop a critical understanding of contemporary planning challenges for cities and urban regions, in the context of climate change and growing human needs. [+]
This Master aims to help students to develop a critical understanding of contemporary planning challenges for cities and urban regions, in the context of climate change and growing human needs. The program is designed so that students may confront up to date scientific knowledge on planning with their own cultural background and planning experiences. Through the Master, each student becomes familiar with the advantages and limitations of cross-national transfer of ‘good practices’ in the urban or regional policy field.
As a research Master, this program trains students to deal with up to date research issues and methods. It prepares students to start a Ph.D. or to take leadership roles in urban development and management, especially in an international context.... [-]
During this Master Spécialisé® Manager of the Energy Transition of Urban Systems, the student will acquire the knowledge of standards and regulations, decisions will include mechanisms that take place in communities, among planners and energy suppliers and learn to implement diagnostics and analyze energy issues. [+]
The Smart Cities and Urban Policy program provides an in-depth understanding of new and transforming metropolitan areas and their competitive environments. Over the course of two years, the building up of students’ toolbox is put to use through up to nine months of industrial internships. [+]
In an increasingly global economy, metropolitan areas are basic components of economic competition and growth. Capital, labor pools, knowledge, infrastructures and their distribution within and across geographical space play a major role in the economic development and prosperity of a metropolitan area.
As highlighted by the Economist, a report from the American think tank Brookings Institution shows that “the world's largest 300 metropolitan economies account for 19% of the global population and almost half the world's GDP. In the past decade, incomes and jobs tended to grow faster in these urban areas than their national averages”.
Despite international competition and free mobility of inputs like assets, raw materials, and knowledge, location still plays a fundamental role as a competitive edge. As rail, port and road infrastructures were amongst the key factors when determining where to locate a new business or a new branch, scarce human resources are now part of the decision-making process.... [-]