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Architecture (M.Arch), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The degree program requires 2 to 3 years of graduate study, depending on the applicant’s previous academic background and qualifications.

It offers a wide range of courses, with particular strengths in the areas of architectural design and integrated practice, ecological/sustainable design, digital design and fabrication, preservation, urban design, and design as a response to the physical, cultural, and social environment.

Programme Structure

For more information visit the university website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Applicants for admission to the UWM Graduate School must have the following:

  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrollment in the Graduate School. 
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale. 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      24898 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      24898 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State

      11861 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for Milwaukee

    • 1066 - 1770 USD/month
      Living Costs

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