Architectural Studies, Master | Carleton University | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
19449 CAD/year
8255 CAD/year
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The Architectural Studies MAS program offered at the Carleton University is a 6-credit, non-accredited degree for students interested in pursuing in-depth investigations of matters of architectural concern as a preparation for academic research.


The Architectural Studies MAS program offered at the Carleton University aims at developing multidisciplinary and multimethod approaches to individual scholarship. The MAS can serve as a prerequisite to enter the PhD in Architecture. All of our programs emphasize creativity and innovation within theoretical and practical parameters. Graduates within the Azrieli School can also pursue a Graduate Diploma in Architectural Conservation.

Capital Advantage

MAS students benefit from the proximity of organizations situated in the National Capital Region such as the National Gallery of Canada (which includes the National Photography Institute) and the Canadian museums of History, Nature, Aviation, Science and Technology. Ottawa is also home to Library and Archives Canada, the National Research Council Canada, the National Capital Commission, the National Arts Center and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Career Opportunities

Our master’s programs prepare graduates for a career in architecture and related professional fields. Our PhD program prepares graduates for teaching and practice in global academic and professional fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar: Vitruvian Exercises
  • Workshop: Daedalic Exercises
  • Colloquium
  • Design and Culture Workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year undergraduate degree in architecture (or recognized equivalent in a related discipline) with a minimum GPA of B-. 
  • Professional experience may be taken into consideration. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19449 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19449 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8255 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8255 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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