Master of Architecture

(N/581/7/0069) MQA/FA2308


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Programme Details

Intake:

May ( Full Time Mode) 

Duration :

Min 2 year - Max 4 years

Indicative Fee (RM)

Malaysian :RM 25,918.00
International: RM37, 160.00

 

Five Concentrated Disciplines

Courses

Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours
(%)

Architectural Design

Advanced Design Studio 1 (Housing & Community)

8

32
(54%)

Advanced Design Studio 2 (Institution & Workplace)

 8

Architecture Design Thesis 1

 8

Architecture Design Thesis 2

 8

Architectural  History and  Theory

Environology

 2

8
(13%)

Theory of Architecture

 3

Planning and Urban Design 

 3

Architectural Communication

Architectural Research

 4

6
(10%)

Computer Design Simulation & Analysis

 2

Architectural Technology

Sustainable Building Design & Technologies

 3

8
(13%)

Advanced Construction Technologies

 3

Elective (Choose One):

 

Building Conservation and Adaptive Re-use

2

Introduction to Landscape Architecture

 2

Architectural Practice

Professional Practice: Construction Laws and Entrepreneurship

 3

6
(10%)

Professional Practice:  Contract Management & Specifications

 3

Total Credit Hours

60

60 (100%)

 

 Teaching Staff of Design Studios


Ar. Quake Huay Tin

Head of Programme,

Email:quakeht@utar.edu.my

Specialist I

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Ar. Heng Jee Seng

 

Specialist II

 

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Ar. John Lucas

 

Specialist IV

 

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Ar. Soong Meow Sin

 

Specialist II

 

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 Mentor Programme


 Mentor Programme is a supportive programme unique for UTAR's Master of Architecture. The programme invites Architectural Consultancy Companies or Practicing Architects to be appointed as “Mentors” that act as an additional intellectual and educative support to students in their design projects. Mentors and Students will meet on regular basis and further explore the design and technical issues in relation to their design projects.

 

Name

Company

CV/Portfolio/Website

Ar. Ang Wen Hsia &

Ar. Ang Boo Chung

WHBC architect

 

Portfolio/website

 

 

Ar. Tai Meng Yue

 

 

Sky db

CV

 

 

SKY Portfolio

Ar.Yeo Chin Kiang

CV

Ar. Ngu NgieWoon

Garis Architect

CV

Portfolio

Mr. Koh Nyap Shin

 

Port 25 SdnBhd

CV

Mr. Tan Tek Tsien

Website

Ar. Ch'ng Sao Inn

SAO

CV/Portfolio

Ar. Loh Ho Mun

Homun Architect

Portfolio

 Ar. Look Chee Meng

Look Design Architect

CV

Portfolio

Ar. Wooi Lok Kuang

Wooi Architect

website

Portfolio

Mr. Huat Lim

ZLG SdnBhd

CV/website

(1) a Bachelor's Degree with Honours and CGPA of 2.75 and above or a Bachelor's Degree with CGPA of 2.75 and above in a related field from UTAR;
or


(2) a Bachelor's Degree with Honours and CGPA of 2.00 and above but less than 2.75 or a Bachelor's Degree with CGPA of 2.00 and above but less than 2.75 in the relevant field of study from UTAR and subjected to rigorous assessment; or

(3) any other qualifications equivalent to (i) and (ii) as recognized by the Senate and Board of Architects Malaysia;

 and

 at least six months of post degree Practical Experience in a registered architect's office evidenced in a log book;

and

 a portfolio for submission and assessment

Note:Application form should attached with the evidenced in a log book (A4 size report) on the post degree Practical Experience in a registered architect’s office ; and a portfolio (Min A3 size, hardcopy in color)  

In addition to the academic requirement required, an applicant is also required to possess any one of the following :

(a)   a minimum overall score of 580 in TOEFL (paper-based) or 237 in TOEFL (computer-based) or 92 in TOEFL (internet-based testing);
(b)   a minimum overall band score of 6.5 in IELTS;
(c)   a minimum grade B in Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE);
(d)   a minimum score of 980 in English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT);
(e)   a minimum score of 500 in Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) (Critical Reading);
(f)    a minimum score of 22 in American College Testing Assessment (ACT);
(g)   a credit in English 1119;
(h)   a minimum credit B  in SPM English Language / "O" level English Language;
(i)     a minimum overall band score of 4 in MUET; or
(j)     any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of the University.

All applicants must meet the required English Language requirement before being admitted to the approved programme of study.

Upon the recommendation of the Faculty, the Senate may exempt a candidate from the English requirement if the candidate had obtained the Bachelor's degree using English as the sole medium of instruction or as one of the media of instruction. The Faculty shall interview the candidate and recommend to the Senate for exemption, where appropriate.