Master of Architecture (Research)

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Department of Architecture, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Master of Architecture (Research)
Programme Code: M8AT1Q
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 112124

Application Start Date: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of the MArch (Design, Theory and Practice) programme is to offer an Master’s programme open to candidates seeking to undertake advanced architectural (or in related disciplines) architectural design, theory and practice study, leading to a more traditional academic career or a PhD. 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; conduct independent research at a high theoretical and/or design-research based level.

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Admission Requirements


Selection Process

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, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board and who meet the selection criteria described below.

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