University Putra Malaysia

24 months
3929 EUR/year
2504 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Master of Architecture from the University Putra Malaysia is a 65 credit hours postgraduate programme by coursework. It is a professional degree programme equivalent to the professional qualification of the Board of Architects Malaysia (LAM) Part II. 


The programme in Architecture from the University Putra Malaysia is a continuation of the LAM Part I qualification, which is currently being addressed in the Bachelor of Science in Architecture programme at UPM.

Among the objectives of this programme is to produce architectural graduates who are holistic, competent and highly skilful in the field of architecture which will lead them to career opportunities in design, project management, research, academia and related construction industries. 

Architectural graduates of the Master of Architecture at UPM will be on the right track to become a registered Professional Architect with the Board of Architects Malaysia (LAM).


Program recognized by the Board of Architects Malaysia (LAM).

Programme Structure

  • Affordable Community Architecture encompasses self help engagement, affordable housing design and construction, self build houses, micro architecture and post-disaster shelters. It emphasised on application of low technology knowledge, community planning and empowerment in relation to housing and small-scaled projects. 
  • It has experienced in many of community projects that organised public participation for self build houses with the local people. The group do not only provides consultation and execution on community projects but is also capable to mobilise voluntary labour, that is used as part of hard-skill learning experience in architecture program.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




65 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pass the Architectural Design Studio course or equivalent to an average of at least Grade B
  • Have at least six (6) months of working experience in architecture, and
  • Passed the entrance interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3929 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7858 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2504 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5009 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

22,500 RM for national students.

35,300 RM for international students.


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