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Architecture and Urban Design

Umea University

24 months
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9125 EUR/year
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About

Do you want to take part in designing sustainable architecture and developing socially just cities for the future? The Master’s Programme in Architecture and Urban Design at the Umea University is operating in-between the artistic and the scientific field of knowledge. 

Overview

Key facts

The Master’s Programme in Architecture and Urban Design at the Umea University is characterized by a consistent focus on sustainability and has an exploratory and experimental profile with teachers from all over the world. 

The School of Architecture is situated on the Arts Campus – a creative environment with workshops and infrastructure for production and making, together with the Art- and Design School, the incubator Sliperiet and Bildmuseet. The Master's Programme in Architecture and Urban Design is built up by studios with different thematic orientations. You will work with the exploration of new fields of knowledge related to architecture and urban planning in a learning environment like a laboratory.

  • Focus on sustainability
  • All instruction in English
  • Experimental methods

Career opportunities

The programme leads to a Master of Fine Arts, which means you can work with architecture and urban planning in both the private and public sectors. The international character provides good preparation for work in Sweden as well as in the rest of the world. Good conditions for those who want to do research on the subject are also to be found here.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Architecture and Urban Design Project, Positioning
  • Architectural Technology, Sustainability and Environmental Impact
  • Theory and History of Architecture and Urban 
  • Preparatory Architecture and Urban Design Project for Master's Thesis
  • Preparatory Research in Architectural Technology for Master's Thesis
  • Preparatory Research in Theory and History of Architecture and Urban Design for Master's Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor´s degree of at least 180 ECTS with a main field of study in Architecture and submitted work samples/portfolio. 
  • English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9125 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9125 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Application fee SEK900 
  • Tuition fee, first instalment SEK93,600 
  • Total fee SEK374,400

Living costs for Umeå

7125 - 11770 SEK /month
Living costs

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Funding

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