M.Sc. in Architecture

M.Sc. in Architecture (Faculty of Architecture), duration: 3 semesters, 90 ECTS points

The Faculty of Architecture, Poznan University of Technology is committed to studying and teaching the disciplines of Architectural Science, Design Technologies, and Urban Design Planning. The Faculty offers undergraduate (only in Polish language at present) and graduate coursework and research programs in the built environment. The curricula are organized around two basic disciplines of design and planning. Wide range of themes are covered in lectures, field works and studios, where the aim is to bring together knowledge, methodology theory and high levels of professional skills within the framework of projects. Focal points of undergraduate education are architectural design studios aiming to freely develop the students’ investigative sides, creative personalities and way of thinking. Students have the opportunity during their undergraduate studies to follow programs in different areas like history of architecture, drawing, painting, building technology and structure. The 1.5 year Master of Architecture is a qualification for students who want to advance their architecture skills. While it is open to Bachelors Degree in Architecture graduates, the program has been specifically developed to learn new techniques, sharpen design skills and keep abreast of current theory. The Faculty is supplemented by the critics and theorists from various countries, introducing students to issues and trends in contemporary design, urban planning. There are various individual research carried out by the members of the staff at the department, which include: architectural design, urban and regional planning. For many years, Faculty of Architecture Poznan University of Technology has educated students who have assumed important roles in shaping Polish built environment. Today’s graduates continue this tradition by answering the challenges posed by contemporary European society.