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Architecture, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Helotes, TX, United States
The Master of Science in Architecture (M.S. Arch.) program is a non-studio research program that prepares students for careers in research, teaching, consulting, and further graduate study (Doctorate or Ph.D). We offer two concentrations (see below), several focus areas, and access to any topics that can be found in the expertise of our faculty. The program stresses critical writing and research methods. The educational opportunities are enriched by the College of Architecture’s location in downtown San Antonio, which has a rich heritage of historic architecture and urbanism. 

Overview

We offer two concentrations (see below), several focus areas, and access to any topics that can be found in the expertise of our faculty. The program stresses critical writing and research methods. The educational opportunities are enriched by the College of Architecture’s location in downtown San Antonio, which has a rich heritage of historic architecture and urbanism.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • History & Theory of Preservation
  • Legal & Economic Aspects of Preservation
  • Applications in Sustainable Design
  • Building Performance Modeling and Simulation
  • Advanced Daylighting Design and Analysis
  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation of Buildings
  • Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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