M. Arch. (Master of Architecture)
Fields: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Environment and Ecology, Land Economics, Urban Development, Planning Authorities, Code Authorities,
Public Art and Sculpture, Construction Industry, Material Industry, Film Production, Theatre Production, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Education, Environmental Psychology, Public-Private Partnerships in Housing, Educational Facilities, Infrastructure and Heritage Conservation Planning.
Duration: 2 Years / 3 - 4 Semesters
Career Paths: Architect, Building Type Specialist (Housing, Schools, Hospitals, Airports, Public Institutions like museums, galleries, performance halls...), Interior Designer, Urban Designer, Landscape Designer, Environmentalist, Land Development Consultant and Building Economist, Stage Designer, Furniture Designer, Virtual Environments Designer for Films and Video-games, Restoration/Conservation Architect, Building Energy Consultant, Code Consultant, Materials Consultant, Construction Manager, Architectural Historian, Architectural Critic, Architectural Educator, Architectural Photographer.
Razia Hassan School of Architecture offers Masters of Architecture which is a Forty (40) credit post-graduate degree program that could be spread over two to four semesters depending upon the professional practice and/or academic aspirations of the student. Its primary objective is the post-graduate education of architects who, beyond the basic professional degree (B.Arch.) are exposed to Critical Inquiry into the sources of architectural ideas and inspirations as well as the processes through which a student develops and refines designs. Research, Design and Writing across Boundaries among architecture and domains like:
- Liberal Arts
Philosophy, history, cultural studies, literature, fine arts, music
- Social Sciences
Economics, sociology, psychology, education
- Physical sciences and technology
Physics, mathematical and natural morphology, materials sciences, tectonics of construction
Digital visualization and communicative arts and technologies
Academy versus practice
Studio and allied pedagogies
Advanced instructional technologies including virtual studios
- To develop good interpersonal and communication skills in the students, especially with relevance to their program of studies.
- To develop an ability to analyze architectural design problems and specify appropriate solutions to design a mission-oriented education that can improve the quality
of life in an affordable and sustainable manner without compromising the ideals of a professional education.
- To create a balance between the studies of historical precedents, critical analysis of contemporary issues, theoretical formulations, applied sciences and technology and project-based studios.
M. Arch. Degree Program has the following outcomes by the end and the students should be able to:
- Provide a solid basis on which they can adapt to changing techniques and practices in the professional world.
- Communicate the issues and problems related to architecture in a professional and readily understandable format.
- Provide sufficient knowledge in the field of architecture which can further produce effective research for the similar industry.
- Fully equipped with moral values and professionalism.
Admission Process & Eligibility Criteria
Applicant with minimum 17 years of education with minimum 3.0 CGPA from HEC recognized education institute is eligible to apply
- Step 1:
Email Dr. Gulzar Haider (email@example.com) and Razia Latif (firstname.lastname@example.org) to seek appointment for admission interview
- Step 2:
Portfolio or Academic Writing Sample
Candidates are required to bring 10 images of their recent works in print or jpeg format/similar digital format. Candidates can also bring 1 to 3 writing samples, academic papers in the relevant field
- Statement of Purpose
Candidates are required to submit a 350-1000 words statement elaborating their intended graduate research interest.
- Curriculum Vitae
All candidates need to submit their most updated Curriculum Vitae, highlighting their educational, academic and professional experience.
- Step 3:
Once selected candidates are intimidated by the Graduate Studies Department, Candidate must fill an application form at the registrar’s office and submit it with attested photocopies of all prior degrees and academic transcripts with a processing fee to the registrar’s office.
Semester I | Year 1
Semester II | Year 1
Semester III | Year 2
Completion of 40 credit hours and project/thesis.