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B.Des. colleges in ahmedabad

For individuals...

  • with a background in architecture who are inclined to build a critical lens to redefine and reimagine architecture as a synergy of history, theory and practice
  • with an aptitude for design, research and writing
B.Des. colleges in gujarat

Looking for...

  • developing a critical understanding of theories and their position in practice through research and design
  • developing expertise in writing from an individual perspective
  • making contributions to society through their practice
B.Des. colleges in ahmedabad

To become

  • academics (part-time/ full-time)
  • informed practising architects
  • independent writers/researchers
  • editors and writers for publishing houses, print and digital media, exhibition/museum (curatorial texts)

Programme Highlights

Theory | Critisism
Technology | Practice

Research-based practice

B.Des. colleges in ahmedabad

Build a theoretical
position in architecture

Curating one’s coursework

Collaboration with allied fields

About the Programme

  • Why MArch?
  • First-year
  • Second-year
  • Credits required

The proposed programme allows students to consolidate their formative education and their experiences in practice by developing a deeper, more critical understanding by reading histories, theories and future applications of architecture. The programme aims to produce cutting-edge scholarship in the field of architectural history, philosophy and theory and to redefine practice as a process of developing a collective responsibility towards society. Additionally, the program will address specific challenges faced by the Indian context to create relevant solutions that contribute to its sustainable development.

The first year is focused on providing exposure to the students about various theoretical positions that shaped architecture throughout history until the contemporary time. It shall also introduce the different components of research and writing. A thorough understanding shall help them build their perspective of addressing the nuances of the built space.

  • Architectural Design
  • History
  • Reading and Research
  • Writing Styles
  • Theoretical Positions
  • Seminars

The second-year is to explore and express the position that the students have developed in the previous semesters. They are introduced to advanced technology and sustainable positions in architecture. They are also encouraged to curate the content matter through research or design to voice their perspectives.

  • Architectural Design
  • Reading and Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Seminars
  • Capstone Project

Total Credit requirement for the completion of the MArch degree: 80 Credits

  • Core Courses
  • 70 Credits
  • Elective Courses
  • 10 Credits

Read our FAQs

Graduates with Bachelor Degree in Architecture from COA recognised Institutions and a Minimum of 55% marks and 50% in case of SC/ST candidates are eligible.

The students will be required to submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) and a portfolio of academic and /or practice work when invited for a personal interview.

The students may be offered campus jobs as research assistants, teaching assistants or with the university newsletters/design cells.