Master On Campus


University of British Columbia

36 months
29068 CAD/year
3810 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Architecture is a professional graduate degree from University of British Columbia, leading to certification with the Canadian Architectural Certification Board. It is a highly demanding three-year program that includes design studios alongside courses in history and theory, technical and material systems, and design media.


Architecture is a highly demanding course of study, leading to the Master of Architecture graduate degree at University of British Columbia. A complete, accredited curriculum, it provides Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) approved professional standing. 

This standing is equivalent to the US National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB). International students should determine certification requirements in the country of their intended practice. The School enjoys significant links within the local professional design community and a healthy engagement with cultural concerns worldwide.

Campus features

University resources include a research library ranked among the best in Canada.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architectural Design Studio 
  • Workshop
  • Topics in Architectural History  (Pre-1900)
  • Structures 
  • Design Media 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


119 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application form
  • Resume
  • Statement of intent
  • Portfolio
  • Transcripts
  • References
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29068 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14534 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    3810 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1905 CAD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /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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