M.Arch. Professional Master of Architecture
M.Arch. Professional Master of Architecture
Program Code: M-Arch
Program Type: Postgraduate
Faculty: Humanities & Sciences
Program Duration: 4 Year
Program Location: Chicago
Starting Dates: 05 - May, 08 - August
Contact email: AnnieFWilliams@t4u.com
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A top-ranked program in the country, this fully accredited professional degree program is for individuals interested in practicing or teaching architecture.
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US based entry requirements
General Regulations for Master's Degrees for US based applicants
Graduate School regulations are as follows. Colleges and academic units may have additional regulations beyond those stated below. Unless otherwise indicated in the next sections on master’s degrees, these general regulations apply to all master’s degree programs at the University.
Course requirements: Graduate credit is awarded for courses numbered 5000 and above. The program of course work for a master’s degree must be approved by the student’s adviser, supervisory committee, or faculty representative of the academic unit. No more than 9 credits from a previous master’s degree program may apply toward a second master’s degree. These credits are applied only with the written approval of the Dean of the Graduate School.
International entry requirements
Unless otherwise specified, for any master’s degree, the student must earn at least 30 credits as a graduate student at T4U. No more than 9 of the 30 credits (earned with a grade of A, A-, B+, or B) may be transferred from institutions approved for this purpose by the Dean of the Graduate School. At least half of the required credits (not counting 6971) must be in the major.
First Semester CreditsARCH 5111 Core Design Studio I 6ARCH 5301 Theories and Analyses of Architecture I 3ARCH 5511 Constructed Drawing I 3ARCH 5611 Environmental Systems I: Site and Sustainability 3ARCH 5801 History of Architecture I 3 Total 18 Second Semester CreditsARCH 5112 Core Design Studio II 6ARCH 5302 Theories and Analyses of Architecture II 3ARCH 5512 Constructed Drawing II 3ARCH 5612 Structural Concepts 3ARCH 5802 History of Architecture II 3 Total 18 Third Semester CreditsARCH 5113 Core Design Studio III 6ARCH 5613 Structural Systems 3ARCH 5614 Building Technology I: Materials and Methods 3History elective or theory elective* 3Visual representation elective 3 Total 18 Fourth Semester CreditsARCH 5114 Core Design Studios IV: Integrative Design Practices 6ARCH 5201 Professional Practice 3ARCH 5615 Building Technology II: Structural Elements 3ARCH 5616 Environmental Systems II: Building Dynamics 3Open elective 3 Total 18 Fifth SemesterIthaca CreditsARCH 5115 Core Design Studios V: Expanded Practices 6ARCH 5402 Architecture, Culture, and Society 3Visual representation elective 3History or theory or visual representation elective* 3 Total 15 Sixth SemesterIthaca CreditsARCH 5116 Vertical Design Studio 6ARCH 8911 Proseminar in Design Research 3Open elective 3History or theory or visual representation elective* 3 Total 15
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The professional master of architecture (M.Arch.) curriculum comprises a rich offering of courses in visual representation, history and theory of architecture, technology, and professional practice, complemented by five semesters of design studios and a one-semester design thesis.
Annual Tuition & Other Fees
Annual tuition and fees for the 2013-14 academic year are*:
Estimated Costs Resident Non-resident Annual tuition and mandatory fees* $9,162 $28,348 On-campus residence hall room, cable and phone $6,152 $6,152 Meal plan (Average) $3,975 $3,975 Books and supplies** $1,130 $1,130 Local transportation and incidental costs** $3,162 $3,162 Total $23,581 $42,767
*An Important Fee Notice: Not withstanding any other provision of this or any university publication, the university reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the University. Although changes in tuition, fees and charges ordinarily will be announced in advance, the university reserves the right to make such changes without prior announcement.
** These figures are averages and will vary from student to student. They are indirect costs not billed by the bursar.
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