The M.Arch degree Programmes, are a second tier qualification which, together with the preceding complementary programmes comprising the 1-year Diploma in Design Foundation Studies and the 3-year B.Sc. (Hons) in Built Environment Studies, provide the training that fulfills the academic requirements for the profession of Architect.
The 1+3+2 course structure conforms to the Bologna Process.
The Architecture (Architecture and Conservation Studies) course from University of Malta maintains a balance between theoretical knowledge, in subjects relevant to architecture, and practical architectural design workshops, culminating in the synoptic Final Project.
Each M.Arch. Programme is intended to allow successful candidates to attain:
- an ability to create architectural designs that satisfy both aesthetic and technical requirements;
- an adequate knowledge of the history and theories of architecture and the related arts, technologies and human sciences;
- a knowledge of the fine arts as an influence on the quality of architectural design;
- an adequate knowledge of urban design, planning and the skills involved in the planning process;
- an understanding of the relationship between people and buildings, and between buildings and their environment, and of the need to relate buildings and the spaces between them to human needs and scale;
- an understanding of the profession of architecture and the role of the architect in society, in particular in preparing briefs that take account of social factors;
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- Contemporary Architectural Discourse
- Understanding Interior Space
- Pre-Contract Management Systems
- Philosophy and Theory of Conservation
- Heritage Building Materials and Technology
- Process of Creative Design
- Realities in Architecture
- Research Methods and Tools
- Deterioration and Conservation
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesArchitecture Biodiversity & Conservation Landscape Architecture View 3 other Masters in Landscape Architecture in Malta
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The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:
- a first cycle degree in Built Environment Studies from this University, with at least at Second Class (Honours) or
- a qualification deemed by Senate, on the recommendation of the Board, to be comparable to the qualification listed above. The admission of applicants under this paragraph may be made conditional on the results of an assessment as the Board may deem appropriate.
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International13400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26800 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Total Tuition Fees: Eur 26,800
- Yr 1: Eur 13,400 - Yr 2: Eur 13,400
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.