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Architecture, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (QS) ,
As one of the four departments within the Faculty of Architecture, the Department of Architecture offers a program of study directed towards a professional Master of Architecture degree. Students have freedom to experiment with ideas and methods as they develop their own personal critical approaches to architectural design.


Why Study at U of M?

The academic freedom, one of the program's highlights is visible in work done within the school as well as in the wide range of courses students elect to take outside of the faculty.

The program produces graduates who are well versed in a wide range of critical issues. Through their study, students understand the contextual imperative of contemporary architectural exploration and production. With four departments in constant interaction, the Faculty of Architecture provides an excellent platform for discussing issues of sustainability and urban rehabilitation, the relevance of local and global contexts, and the importance of basic human emotions, needs and desires.

Programme Structure

  • Inquiry by Design
  • Advanced Technology Topics I
  • Research Topics: History and Theory 2
  • Professional Practice
  • Design Research Studio

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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General Requirements

  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Meet the general entrance requirement based on the country/curriculum of study; the requirements can be found below by clicking the regions or Common International Curricula which include the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the British patterned Education (GCE).
  • Meet program-specific requirements based on program(s) of choice. 
  • For international students: General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • Minimum 2 courses at Advanced (A) level and 3 courses at Ordinary (O) level: no grades below a ‘D’ (GCE)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • An IB diploma with 3 courses at the higher level (HL) and 3 courses at the standard level (SL): no grades below a ‘4’ (IB)

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          10916 CAD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 10916 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
        • National

          4962 CAD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 4962 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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        Living costs for Winnipeg

        • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
          Living Costs

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