Master of Architecture

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
May
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,624
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 9,393

About this course

The Master of Architecture is a full-time professional programme that aims to serve as a continuation of architectural study for graduates who hold the Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Honours) degree. The former is equivalent to Part II examination of the Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) and the latter is equivalent to Part I. LAM Part II qualification is necessary for a graduate who intends to apply for registration as "Graduate Architect", which is a prerequisite for registration as an "Architect" upon passing the LAM III Professional Examination.

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A recognized Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) Part 1 Degree in Architecture or the equivalent; AND
  • A minimum of 6 months practical experience after graduating from the first stage of architectural education at registered architect office, approved architectural related organization or practice within the building industry; AND
  • Pass portfolio interview conducted by TAR UC.

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 4 or IELTS Band 5.5 or TOEFL Score 550; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

Curriculum

  • Advanced Design Studio I
  • Architectural Theory & Philosophy
  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Design Studio II
  • Advanced Building Technology
  • Urban Design
  • Architectural Practice: Construction Law
  • Architectural Design Thesis I
  • Architectural Practice: Contract Management
  • Architectural Design Thesis II
  • Dissertation
  • Building Techniques Analysis
  • Architectural Practice: Practice and Entrepreneurship
  • Elective: Building Conservation, Advanced Digital Architecture, Building Technology & Sustainable Design, Sustainable Development

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