Master of Architecture

The University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Master of Architecture
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The program has a strong reputation for providing a quality education
  • The Master of architecture is professionally accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) and has three tracks:
    • Master of Architecture, Track 2: It is for students with a pre-professional undergraduate architecture degree, (typically a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Architecture) and sufficient coursework
    • Master of Architecture, Track 2.5: It is for students with a pre-professional undergraduate architecture degree, and sufficient coursework
    • Master of Architecture, Track 3: It is intended for anyone that already holds an undergraduate degree in any discipline, and also for students that have an undergraduate degree in architecture or environmental design, but not enough coursework to apply for Track 2.5 or Track 2 programs
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1974624 INR
Hostel & Meals512680 INR
Transportation146041 INR
Mandatory Student Fees136812 INR
Student Technology Fee8056 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses264836 INR
Books & Supplies93894 INR
Total1162319 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants  must have completed a bachelor's degree in a relevant field equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree 
  • This course is especially for students with a pre-professional undergraduate architecture degree (Bachelor or science or Bachelors of Arts in architecture)
  • Prerequisites required: architectural design, architectural history, or architectural theory courses, passive design or environmental systems, structures, course addressing construction materials and assembly and construction methods
  • Students must possess a minimum of a 3.0-grade point average (GPA) on a U.S. 4.0 scale or comparable grade point average in the last two university coursework and in any graduate work already completed
ExamsTOEFL: 79

IELTS: 6.5

Additional info
  • Applicants are required to submit an electronic portfolio with the online application to the program
    • Portfolios should show evidence of interest in design
    • The portfolio should be carefully conceived, well designed, neatly prepared, and easily readable digitally
    • Applicants are encouraged to design portfolios for digital review, instead of submitting an electronic version of printed portfolios
    • Additionally, the portfolio should provide an indication of the applicant's aptitude for thinking critically and creatively through design examples include photographs of executed artwork, pottery, sculpture, photographic essays, and weaving
    • Examples of evidence of an applicant’s interest and experience in dealing with design or aesthetic matters include prose, poetry, published writings, and illustrated reports
    • With the digital requirement, applicants may also embed links to online videos in portfolios or other creative work
    • Applicants are encouraged to think freely about the manner in which this application requirement is met
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