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Faculty Website: Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department: Department of Architecture
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Architecture (Research)
Programme Code: M8AT1Q
Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
To prepare students for entry into the architectural profession at the ‘Candidate Architect’ registration category. Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to: demonstrate competence in the specified exit level outcomes; conduct independent research at a high theoretical and/or designresearch based level; and independently perform architectural services in both public and private sectors, or in specialised fields within the built environment-related disciplines.
The following minimum admission requirements must be met: A Bachelor of Architecture Honours (BArchHons) degree, or Bachelor of Architectural Studies Honours (BASHons) degree, or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard.
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. Portfolios are assessed by a panel of assessor(s) appointed by the GSA Admissions Committee. Applicants are informed in writing of the outcome of the portfolio assessment and interview.