MSc in Architecture (English) Thesis

Yasar University, Turkey
MSc in Architecture (English) Thesis
Next enrollment cycle February 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 526,925
Course Accredited By NA
2 Years On Campus Postgraduate Degree

The Master of Science with thesis program provides students with an expertise in current and emerging issues in the field of Architecture.

  • Organized through theoretical courses and supported with seminars by guests and field studies, the education aims to engender an intellectual, ethical and supportive learning and collegial environment that foregrounds information exchange between scholars and to cultivate research-based design approaches that embrace state-of-the-art techniques and technologies across related disciplines. Students are expected to take part in individual and collective research projects that concentrate on social, environmental and technological issues of contemporary society, and on their effects on built environments in different scales.

Career opportunities

  • The graduates of the program become better equipped with knowledge and competence in a certain subject. This provides students a better employment opportunity than graduates of the undergraduate degree. Students have a wide range of opportunities to choose from the private or the public sector. The former includes various governmental offices, while the latter provides a wider range including construction companies, design offices, construction sites or producers and marketers of building materials. The program also provides competence in specific aspects of architecture, ability to carry out research and to develop career opportunities in academic environments.

Enrollment Cycles

  • February 2024
  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Entry qualification 

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • To be a graduate of any bachelor’s degree program.
  • Min. Graduation Degree should be : 2.30 / 4.00

One of the exams below must be obtained:

  • GRE (New) : Min. 151
  • GMAT: Min. 465
  • ALES:60
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Territory requirements 

  • Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): World.
  • Please be Informed that application details for thesis and without thesis degrees are different and you can apply to only one programme. Transfer option between programmes is possible.

Language requirements 

  • English

Students must obtain one of the following language requirement exams:

  • TOEFL IBT: Min. 78
  • Yasar University FLAT Examination: Min. 65

Other requirements 

  • At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
  • A motivation letter must be added to your application.
  • A relevant portfolio is required.
  • Portfolio of previous architectural design works.

Average of Evaluation Criteria:

  • Min. 65/100

Programme structure

  • The programme with thesis includes four compulsory courses, four elective courses and the writing of a thesis. Master of Science in Architecture (MSc in Arch) is awarded to students who have scored Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of not less than 3.00/4.00 and have completed all the courses (120 ECTS).

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