M.A.AR. On Campus


International Islamic University of Malaysia

24 months
265 EUR/credit 8347 EUR/year
42 EUR/credit 1323 EUR/year
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The programme offered at International Islamic University of Malaysia is designed to train post B.Sc (Architectural Studies) or LAM Part 1 students to a high standard of competency and knowledge in Architecture and the construction industry. 


This is done with a sense of responsibility and commitment to the natural and built environment and having the capacity to monitor their well being for the future generation through understanding Tauhidic approach. 

The International Islamic University of Malaysia graduates acquire an advanced knowledge of core areas in Architecture and the construction industry from a Malaysian and International perspective with a higher level of understanding, knowledge and skills in related fields such as building construction, civil and structure, planning and development and theory and philosophy, Islamic values and Islamic worldview are integrated in the courses and the delivery system to ensure graduates are aware of their roles as Khalifah and Murabbi in this challenging career demand.

Career Opportunities

The graduates will have the opportunity to work in the following areas/companies:

  • Architecture Firms and Practices
  • Project Management Companies
  • Construction and Developer Companies
  • Research & Development (Government and Private Sectors)
  • Academic Institutions
  • Government/Semi-Government Sectors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Architectural Design
  • Urban Design Discourse
  • Research Methodology in Architecture
  • Architectural Technology
  • Advanced Architectural Design 
  • Advanced Architectural Technology
  • Dissertation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A pass in the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies (IIUM) or equivalent to LAM Part-I
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.75 or its equivalent
  • A  minimum of B grade for overall design, and technology related courses
  • Pass IIUM English placement test or equivalent
  • A minimum of 6 months working experience in architectural related field as required by LAM, or more if not meeting the requirements of (b) and (c)
  • Subject to interview, appointment letter (from employer) and portfolio review by the department.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8347 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 265 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1323 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • 1250 RM International
  • 200 RM National

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

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


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