24 months
24204 USD/year
24204 USD/year
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The Master of Architecture programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is the second part of a two-degree sequence in professional architectural education. It is a taught postgraduate programme for students who intend to become architects.


Architecture programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong helps students gain the ability to understand and apply a framework of knowledge and skills to the solution of architectural problems.

Students at Architecture programme at The Chinese University of Hong Kong will:

  • gain the ability to understand architecture integrating social, cultural, aesthetic, technical and professional knowledge and judgments. Design capabilities and professional skills crucial for a career in the architectural profession.
  • get open-mindedness, flexibility, creativity, and effective communication skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Architectural Design Studio
  • Topical Studies in Design Theory 
  • Topical Studies in Computational Design
  • Architectural Theory and Criticism 
  • Topical Studies in History, Theory and Criticism 
  • Advanced Environmental Systems 
  • Advanced Structures and Construction
  • Topical Studies in Building Technology 
  • Topical Studies in Professional Practice Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


52 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduated from a recognized university and obtained a bachelor's degree, normally with honours not lower than Second Class; or
  • graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a bachelor's degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than "B"; or
  • completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24204 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24204 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24204 USD per year during 24 months.
  • HK$42,100 per annum for UGC-funded local students
  • HK$190,000 per annum for UGC-funded non-local students
  • HK$190,000 per annum for self-financed students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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