48 months
55000 USD/year
55000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Architecture from Harvard University is an accredited professional degree intended for individuals who have completed the bachelor's degree with a major other than one of the design professions or with a pre-professional undergraduate major in one of the design professions.


Architecture from Harvard University  is rigorous and comprehensive, preparing graduates for the full range of professional activities in the field of architecture. It provides a solid intellectual base of knowledge in history, theory, technology, the social environment, and professional practice. Particular emphasis is given to developing mastery of design through an intensive series of design studio courses.  

Students at Architecture from Harvard University will:

  • be developing independent thinking and resolving design issues,
  • prepare a design thesis that serves as a transition from graduate school to professional practice. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Architectural Representation 
  • Modernism and Its Counter-Narratives
  • Environmental Systems 
  • Buildings, Texts, and Contexts: Origins and Ends
  • Building Simulation
  • Materials
  • Structural Design 
  • Construction Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


140 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Gather Your Transcripts
  • Request Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Have your GRE Scores Sent to the GSD.
  • Have your TOEFL Scores Sent to the GSD
  • Edit your Resume
  • Write Your Essay
  • Prepare Your Portfolio (when required or optional)
  • Pay the Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    55000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    55000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 55000 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /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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