M.Sc. On Campus


University of Miami

12 months
39060 USD/year
39060 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Architecture at University of Miami, is a 1-year (3 semester) program that offers students an opportunity to investigate design strategies/challenges in relation to current issues that include: resilient design, tropical and subtropical architecture, health care design, housing design, conservation of the built environment and the effect of embedded technologies on design.


Master of Science in Architecture students at University of Miami select one of two tracks:

Architectural Design Track 36 credits

The Architectural Design track focuses on a project-based approach with advanced graduate studios, core seminars, three electives, and a Master’s Thesis or Capstone Project in Design. Students select a focus topic from the School’s defined research areas.

Architectural Studies Track 36 credits

The Architectural Studies track focuses on a text-based study, with one advanced graduate studio, five electives, and a written Master’s Thesis. Students propose a topic in advance, or select a concentration in one of the School’s defined research areas (see below) with the approval of the faculty and Graduate Director.

The Mission of the School of Architecture is:

  • To prepare students for professional leadership and lifelong learning in architecture, urbanism, and related fields.
  • To advance knowledge and technology through research, and creative practice.
  • To deploy knowledge and technology through professional engagement, real-world applications, and community service.
  • To promote the goals of environmental responsibility, social equity, and economic sustainability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research in Design-Methods and Procedures
  • Architecture Design
  • Directed Research
  • Architecture Design Degree Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form with an application fee. This fee is mandatory.
  • A letter or statement expressing your interest in the program and reasons for applying.
  • Official transcripts of all college and university courses taken, indicating the date your professional or other undergraduate degree was awarded. All transcripts must be sent directly from the institution’s registrar.
  • Official GRE or GMAT scores sent directly and TOEFL scores, as applicable.(GRE/GMAT not required for Executive Master of Construction Management)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19530 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    39060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19530 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /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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Updated over a year ago

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