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Faculty Website: Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department: Department of Architecture
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MArch in Design, Theory and Practice
Programme Code: M8DT1Q
Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
Offers a Master’s level programme open to candidates seeking an opportunity to pursue advanced architectural design, theory and practice research, leading to a qualification appropriate for an academic career or research at PhD level. It is particularly aimed at delivering diverse, yet highly focused strands of theoretical research. Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to demonstrate competence in the specified exit level outcomes and be able to conduct independent research at a high theoretical and/or design-research based level.
It is important to note that this programme can lead to PhD level.
Bachelor of Architecture Honours (BArch Hons), Bachelor of Architectural Studies Honours (BAS Hons), degree, or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board and who meet the selection criteria.
Students with existing Master’s level degrees in a design- or related discipline may also apply.
Given resource and space restrictions and the importance of selecting students who have a realistic chance of success in meeting the outcomes of the programme, selection is based on academic merit, as approved by the GSA Admissions Committee. Applications and/ or Portfolios are assessed by a panel of assessor(s) appointed by the GSA Admissions Committee. Applications and/or portfolios are assessed by a panel of
assessor(s) appointed by the GSA Admissions Committee.
Applicants will be requested to provide a proposal, recommendation letter and references.
Applicants are informed in writing of the outcome of the application.