The Master program in Architecture Engineering focusses on Construction & Project Management, Professional Practice and Contracts, Ecology and Environmental Control Systems, Sustainable Urban Development and several Design Studios. Furthermore, students can choose among two majors:

  • Architecture and Urban Design including International Urban Design and Landscaping, Advanced Theory of Architecture and Urban Design and several electives
  • Building Technology and Integrated Design including Sustainable Building, Renewable Energy Technologies in Buildings and several electives The study programs Master of Science in Architecture Engineering consists of 4 semesters. Students earn a total of 120 ECTS credit points according to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System.

 

Curriculum

Semester 1 Urban planning track

Code

Course

ECTS

MARCHU

Integrated Advanced Design Studio V (Selected Housing  Design Projects + Working drawings 2)

15

MARCH

Vernacular Architecture

7

MARCH

Elective Seminar 1

4

MARCH

Urban Economics

2

MARCHU

Alternative participatory urban design

2

 

Semester 1 Building Tech Track

Code

Course

ECTS

MARCHB

Integrated Advanced Design Studio V (Complex Architectural Typologies Design Projects1+ Working drawings 2)

15

MARCHB

Vernacular Architecture Technologies

7

MARCH

Elective Seminar 1

4

MARCH

Urban Economics

2

MARCHB

 

Thermal comfort and energy efficiency in semi-arid and arid climates

2

 

Semester 2 Urban Planning Track

Code

Course

ECTS

MARCHU

Integrated Advanced Design Studio V (Selected Urban Design Projects + Working drawings 3)

15

MARCH

Elective Seminar 2

7

MARCH 3

Advanced Theory of Architecture and Urban Design

2

MARCHU

GIS (Geographic information systems)1

4

MARCHU

Principles or urban agriculture

2

 

Semester 2 Building Tech. Track

Code

Course

ECTS

MARCH

Integrated Advanced Design Studio V (Complex Architectural Typologies Design Projects2+ Working drawings 3)

15

MARCH

Elective Seminar 2

7

MARCH

Advanced Theory of Architecture and Urban Design

2

MARCHB

BIM (Building Information modelling)1

4

MARCHB

 

Advanced passive solar and natural ventilation design systems in architecture

2

 

Semester 3 Urban Planning Track

Code

Course

ECTS

MARCHU

Integrated Advanced Design Studio V (Selected Landscape Design Projects + Working drawings4)

12

MARCH

Elective Seminar 3

7

MARCHU

GIS (Geographic information systems)2

4

MARCH

Theory of Architecture and Urban Design in Arid

Zones

2

MARCH

Research methodologies

5

Semester 3 Building Tech. Track

Code

Course

ECTS

MARCHB

Integrated Advanced Design Studio V (Complex Architectural Typologies Design Projects3+ Working drawings 4)

12

MARCH

Elective Seminar 3

7

MARCH

BIM (Building Information modelling)2

4

MARCH

Theory of Architecture and Urban Design in Arid

Zones

2

 

Research methodologies

5

Semester 4

Code

Course

ECTS

MARCH 

Master thesis project (8 weeks)

8

MARCH 

Master Thesis (16wks)

22