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Architecture Studies - History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

24 months
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About

The Architecture Studies - History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a two-year program of advanced study founded on research and inquiry in architecture as a discipline and as a practice.

Overview

Architecture Studies - History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is intended both for students who already have a professional degree in architecture and those interested in advanced non-professional graduate study.

Students in the Architecture Studies - History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will:

  • expand upon prior experience (which can be in design, theory, history, practice, or other post-undergraduate work) to explore compelling research that links historical or contemporary topics with methodological issues. 
  • be exposed to a wide range of historical periods and theoretical approaches.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography of Islamic Architecture
  • Orientalism and Representation
  • Architecture Design Theory and Methodologies
  • Contemporary Urbanism Proseminar: Theory and Representation
  • Urban Design Studio
  • Building Technology Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A professional degree in Architecture (Master of Architecture or 5-year accredited Bachelor of Architecture) with high academic standing from a recognized institution or BA in architecture or any related field (Art history, planning, landscape, archeology, etc.).
  • For admission to the SMArchs HTC program, a writing sample of at least 15 pages is required of all applicants and is an important component of the application.  
  • Letters of recommendation (3-4)
  • Transcripts for all relevant degrees
  • IELTS or TOEFL score (if English is not your first language)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Objectives
  • $75 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28795 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    57590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28795 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

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