Architectural Design, M.Sc. | Yildiz Technical University | Istanbul, Turkey
24 months
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The purpose of the graduate program in Architectural Design at Yildiz Technical University, is to investigate and examine the multi-disciplinary relationship between architecture, design and urban design.


The Architectural Design program at Yildiz Technical University outcomes:

  • Critical Thinking Skills: Skills to interpret an academic research with a critical thinking
  • Analytical Thinking Skills:Skills to test the proposition by using using scientific methods and Technologies.
  • Research and Evaluation Skills: Skills to obtain, relevant information, evaluation, existing information search, access and usage about Architecture Processes
  • Presentation Skills: Skills to use, presentation and communication technology during the the architectural design process.
  • Architectural Design Skills: Skills fo?r understanding the logic and the method of an Architectural design research
  • Environment and Design: Skills tofor understanding the relations betyween natural, built and social environment.
  • Career

    The qualification which intended to be achieved is, developing the ability to establish the relationship between architectural design and the different disciplines.

    Programme Structure

    Course include:
    • Built Environment and Architectural Design Relationship
    • Design and Social Environment Relationship
    • Space Analyses
    • Building Evaluation
    • Typomorphological Analysis in Architecture
    • Context Design Relationship
    • Architectural Principles for the Disabled and the Old
    • Design Theories and Methods
    • Spatial Quality in Public Space
    • Regional and Environmental Conditions In Structure
    • Factors Effecting Architectural Form
    • Architectural Design

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    Partially taught in English
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


    125 ECTS


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GRE admission requirements GRE®
    149 (quantitative)
    GMAT admission requirements GMAT

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • To study in the graduate programs, the students are required to take an exam called “ALES” (Academic Personnel and Graduate Education Exam), which is also administered by ÖSYM, and submit this score with their application. GRE or GMAT can also be a substitute of ALES. The applicants have to meet additional program requirements defined by the universities.
    • In Turkey, the universities have the right to define the admission criteria themselves and these admission criteria have to be approved by Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK). 

    Tuition Fee

    Living costs for Istanbul

    2000 - 3240 TRY /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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