Masters Program in Architecture in Asia

Best Master's Programs in Architecture in Asia 2018/2019

Architecture

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Architecture studies focuses on the history of building and home design in the context of art movements. Students might learn about famous architects, as well as different architectural styles throughout the history of America and Europe.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

Master in Architecture in Asia

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Master of Architectural Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time September 2019 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. [+]

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 for 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.... [-]


Master of Architecture

Taylor’s University
Campus Full time August 2019 Malaysia Subang Jaya

The master’s programme in architecture is equivalent to Part 2 of the Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) Professional Examination and is a full-time professional Master’s programme that centres on the advanced study of architecture. [+]

The master’s programme in architecture is equivalent to Part 2 of the Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) Professional Examination and is a full-time professional Master’s programme that centres on the advanced study of architecture. It takes on an integrated approach to learning architecture and adopts the teaching philosophy of ‘design as research’. Key research areas include: Community & Place, Urban Regeneration and Tropical Architecture. Students undertake a range of specialist and research-based studio projects supported by knowledge and application of technology and environment, cultural context, research, and professional practice to forge the position of ‘sustaining humanity’. Utilising a design as research teaching pedagogy, the design studio forms the intersection of interests across three broad domains of inquiry, i.e. urbanity, community, and technology. 2-YEAR PROGRAMME - PROGRAMME STRUCTURE Year 1 Semester 1 Culture & Community Design Studio Environment & Technology: Case Study & Analysis Research Methods Semester 2 Urban Design Studio Environment & Technology: Synthesis Core Elective Year 2 ... [-]

Master in Architecture

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

The speciality of Architecture was established at the faculty of Fine Arts. The faculty of Engineering was established in the 2005-2006 academic year and the chair of Architecture have been included in its composition. [+]

Master in Architecture

The speciality of Architecture was established at the faculty of Fine Arts. The faculty of Engineering was established in the 2005-2006 academic year and the chair of Architecture have been included in its composition.

Two specialities functioned in the chair of Architecture in the 2005-2006 academic year:

Specialty of Architecture Specialty of industrial and civil construction

The faculty of Engineering began operating as the faculty of Engineering and Architecture in the 2007-2008 academic year and there were 4 chairs. One of them is the chair of Architecture. It includes:

In 2002-2003 academic year-8 students In 2004-2005 academic year-10 students In 2016-2017 academic year-12 students were accepted to the faculty (full-time). ... [-]

Master of Architecture in Architectural History and Theory/ Master of Arts in Architectural History and Theory

CEPT University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 India Ahmedabad + 1 more

The new Postgraduate Program in Architectural History and Theory is intended for architects and graduates from other disciplines interested in advanced training in built environment research. Built upon the strong tradition of research at CEPT University, the program provides a thorough methodological grounding and critical communication skills essential for contemporary researchers. Much of the learning will take place using studio-based pedagogy, where students empirically engage with contemporary sites, processes, and representations, and will be supported by a range of theory seminars and methods courses. The only one of its kind in the South Asian region, the program will be of interest to those aspiring to work as educators (in architecture and allied fields), professional researchers, and entrepreneurs in the culture and heritage fields. At the end of this program one would be able to: [+]

Master of Architecture in Architectural History and Theory/Master of Arts in Architectural History and Theory

Faculty of Architecture – CEPT University

The new Postgraduate Program in Architectural History and Theory is intended for architects and graduates from other disciplines interested in advanced training in built environment research. Built upon the strong tradition of research at CEPT University, the program provides a thorough methodological grounding and critical communication skills essential for contemporary researchers. Much of the learning will take place using studio-based pedagogy, where students empirically engage with contemporary sites, processes, and representations, and will be supported by a range of theory seminars and methods courses. The only one of its kind in the South Asian region, the program will be of interest to those aspiring to work as educators (in architecture and allied fields), professional researchers, and entrepreneurs in the culture and heritage fields. At the end of this program one would be able to:... [-]


Master of Architecture

Hindustan University
Campus Full time July 2019 India Chennai Delhi Coimbatore Oman Muscat Sri Lanka Colombo Kochi + 7 more

The course aims at nurturing the architects who are well versed with the past, are conscious of the latest innovations and intellectually grounded to perceive architecture and design for the present and the future. The course would develop a research culture, where the students are encouraged to learn through experimentation and understand architecture in a diverse cultural and environmental context. [+]

The course aims at nurturing the architects who are well versed with the past, are conscious of the latest innovations and intellectually grounded to perceive architecture and design for the present and the future. The course would develop a research culture, where the students are encouraged to learn through experimentation and understand architecture in a diverse cultural and environmental context.

Salient Features The post graduate course is envisioned as a platform for carrying out various research projects and starting the doctoral research Programs in the future. The course finds its need in inculcating within the students, the ability to deal with the contemporary issues affecting architecture and anticipate the future directions in architecture and architectural design practice. It gives an opportunity to reground their design skills and urge for research by pursuing their understanding of architecture through the latest innovations in technology. ... [-]

Master in Architecture

Diponegoro University
Campus Full time April 2019 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

Courses

Focusing on Tropical Architecture compatible with Indonesian climate and geography. Developing contextual Architecture based on national culture which is important during globalization, and concentrating on Architecture, Tropical Architecture, and Urban Planning.... [-]


Master in Energy and Architecture

University of Tehran, Kish International Campus
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Iran Tehran

Students on this master course will learn environmental design methods which relate to the various stages of architectural design and will be able to evaluate existing buildings and design new ones following a combined bioclimatic and building occupant focused approach. The course covers both the wider contextual and sustainable approach to environmental design, and the more technical aspects of environmentally and energy conscious building design and performance. [+]

Introduction:

The global environmental and energy challenge facing current and future generations of architects and building professionals call for a deeper understanding of the principles of environmental design, and their effective application into architectural practice. However, it seems necessary to have a master course in this important area. Students on this master course will take a fresh critical look at the subject. They will learn environmental design methods which relate to the various stages of architectural design and will be able to evaluate existing buildings and design new ones following a combined bioclimatic and building occupant focused approach. The course covers both the wider contextual and sustainable approach to environmental design, and the more technical aspects of environmentally and energy conscious building design and performance.... [-]


Master of Architecture in Architectural Design

CEPT University
Campus Full time September 2019 India Ahmedabad

The Architectural Design specialization within the M.Arch. program at the Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University is an advanced design stream intended for architects to explore, experiment and critically reimagine design as a discipline, empowered by the experience of practice. The specialization has a broader mandate compared to other M.Arch streams and allows students to explore the following themes - new tools and technologies of design, design for social change, reimagining the agency of architectural practitioners, among other things. Students also have opportunities to explore design theory, particularly in the realm of form and aesthetics, ways of making, computational design, history of design and contemporary practice. [+]

Master of Architecture in Architectural Design

Faculty of Architecture – CEPT University

The Architectural Design specialization within the M.Arch. program at the Faculty of Architecture, CEPT University is an advanced design stream intended for architects to explore, experiment and critically reimagine design as a discipline, empowered by the experience of practice. The specialization has a broader mandate compared to other M.Arch streams and allows students to explore the following themes - new tools and technologies of design, design for social change, reimagining the agency of architectural practitioners, among other things. Students also have opportunities to explore design theory, particularly in the realm of form and aesthetics, ways of making, computational design, history of design and contemporary practice.... [-]


Master of Architecture

Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur
Campus Full time January 2019 Malaysia Kajang

The Master of Architecture program will be about the environmentally sustainable architecture that strives to minimize the negative environmental effect of building by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy and development space. Sustainable architecture that is very much aware of consumption of energy and ecological conservation in the design of the built environment will be the underlying principles of our design intention. [+]

Master of Architecture

The Master of Architecture program will be about:

The effect of architecture on the community and society. This will be the main inspiration and concern for our design strategies, especially in terms of safety, comfort, and wellbeing. The environmentally sustainable architecture that strives to minimize the negative environmental effect of building by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy and development space. Sustainable architecture that is very much aware of consumption of energy and ecological conservation in the design of the built environment will be the underlying principles of our design intention. The commitment to exploring the sustainable concept of fundamental principles, methodologies, and approach set within architectural management process of planning, designing and delivering infrastructure. The appreciation and thoughtful consideration of the context, framework, and culture of a place, architecture that responses to its surrounding by respecting what is already there, the genius loci. Key Features Studio-based learning Site visits and appraisals Constant communication with lecturers and tutors Critical thinking and independent learning to suit a master program rigor and requirement Program Modules ... [-]

Master of Architecture

Azerbaijan University Of Architecture And Construction
Campus Full time September 2019 Azerbaijan Baku

Specialists are trained in each field of study on bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. Graduates from the Faculty can do their activity in architectural, city planning, environmental design, restoration of monuments, design etc. [+]

The Faculty of Architecture

The Faculty of Architecture was founded 90 years ago. Initially, it existed as the Department of Architecture in Faculty of Construction under State Oil Academy. As the result of the separation of the Department of Architecture from Construction Faculty was founded Faculty of Architecture in 1968. The main objective of scientific and experimental activities in architecture and design specialties is aimed to obtain planning process. Specialists are trained in each field of study on bachelor, master and doctorate degrees. Graduates from the Faculty can do their activity in architectural, city planning, environmental design, restoration of monuments, design etc.

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Master in Architecture

Jordan University of Science and Technology
Campus Full time September 2019 Jordan Irbid

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

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 ... [-]

Master of Science in "architecture - interior design and for the autonomy" in English with okan University in istanbul / turkey

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Santa Maria Capua Vetere Turkey Istanbul + 2 more

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. [+]

Within the two-year study program in "Architettura_Progettazione of the Interior and the Autonomy" in the English language, Master of Science in the class LM-4 Architecture and Architectural Engineering, the Department of Architecture and Industrial Design "Luigi Vanvitelli" (NUTS ) it has signed two international agreements for the establishment of two Double Titles, one in 2015 and another in 2016. The first, in Architecture, the Faculty of Engineering and Istanbul, has been regularly active in AY 2015/16 Architecture of Okan University with the first student exchange took place in the two semesters of the 1st year; the second, in Architecture and Fine Arts, will be activated from the academic year 2017/18 with the School of Design of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai.... [-]


Master of Architecture (MArch) in Architecture

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

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. [+]

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 the 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.... [-]


Master of Architecture (MArch) in Interior Architecture

Yasar University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Izmir

The Master Program of Interior Architecture offers students expertise in interior layout and design. The program aims to provide interior architects with the ability to create aesthetic, functional and sustainable solutions, using their high standard of professional knowledge and based on a strong background in design. [+]

The Master Program of Interior Architecture offers students expertise in interior layout and design.

The program aims to provide interior architects with the ability to create aesthetic, functional and sustainable solutions, using their high standard of professional knowledge and based on a strong background in design.

Architecture demands that students develop their “creative skills”. It also requires that students develop their cultural background. Students will, therefore, be asked to participate in various cultural activities and develop their entrepreneurial capacities. All the efforts will be spent in order to make their education a colorful one.

Traditional architecture and building techniques occupy a part of the curriculum. But students will also be taught today’s techniques and materials. Each student will be expected to have acquired a good skill in computer-aided-design by the time of his graduation. Together with other skills, each student will have reached the capacity of finding an employment abroad easily. This is demanded by the current relationships of Turkey with the European Union and the international arena of architecture.... [-]


Master in Architecture

Bahcesehir University
Campus Full time September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The graduate program in architecture intends to develop and deepen knowledge of the students in architecture to higher levels of professional competence based on Bachelor level qualifications; to give students an understanding in scholarly research; to develop the ability to conduct and communicate studies individually and ability to enhance lifelong intellectual growth. [+]

Architecture (English, Thesis) - Program Definition

The graduate program in architecture intends to develop and deepen knowledge of the students in architecture to higher levels of professional competence based on Bachelor level qualifications; to give students an understanding in scholarly research; to develop the ability to conduct and communicate studies individually and ability to enhance lifelong intellectual growth.

The program is structured to allow flexibility to accommodate diverse needs of students coming from different architecture schools and also countries. Besides the architectural studio orienting students toward problem formulations and solutions in diverse design problems in architecture, a coherent program of lectures provides students with an awareness and ability of judgment in architecture and design issues through supervised scholarly researchers. A thesis that is carefully planned and conducted by each individual student in consultation with an advisor gives the further opportunity to develop specialization on certain subjects in architecture.... [-]