Fontys University of Applied Sciences

48 months
6970 EUR/year
1972 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Master of Architecture from Fontys University of Applied Sciences is collaborative, topical, creative and practice based. Nowadays, spatial challenges to be confronted by architects are global by nature while still requiring context and location specific solutions.


The master program’s objective is to educate architects who are able at effectively combining design intelligence with a reflective attitude and practical and entrepreneurial skills. 

The curriculum is competence based and geared towards achieving mastery skills in seven crucial competences (Design, Research, Collaboration, Communication, Entrepreneurial skills, Organizing, Professional skills)

The educational concept of this Master program is unique; education in concurrency with employment in a professional practice. This concurrent education offers students experience and education beyond the school curriculum, essential to their professional formation as architectural designers.


Graduates from this Master of Architecture from Fontys University of Applied Sciences have an integrated, design-led approach to tackle complex issues of the contemporary built environment allowing them to take up a diversity of career prospects in architecture and related fields. The Netherlands has a good global reputation in the fields of architecture and urban planning.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Architecture
  • Communication
  • Design essentials
  • Art history
  • Landscape architecture
  • Critical thinking
  • Studio
  • Art & culture

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




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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

  • Bachelor (B/ BSc) Architecture
  • Bachelor (B) Art Academy (Architectural design/ Interior design)
Admission to the study programme is subject to the following qualitative admission requirements. 
  •  CV 
  •  Portfolio 
  •  Motivation letter 
  •  Admission interview 
Applicants are required to:
  • Work a minimum of 20 hours a week in a relevant practice (Architect’s firm or related). The Academy offers alternative practice studio’s for students who are temporarily unable to find a regular job. In these alternative practice studio’s students will work on assignments by real stakeholders and will be supervised by practitioners. There is usually no remuneration for participating students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6970 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6970 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1972 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1972 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.


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