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194 Architecture Colleges in 6 Countries Offering 667 Courses

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cambridge, United States
Rank : #1
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
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IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
null
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
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singapore, Singapore
Rank : #1
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
18500
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
29400
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
29400
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
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parkville, Australia
Rank : #1
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
41120
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb

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auckland, New Zealand
Rank : #1
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
37202
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
39584
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Mar
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cambridge, United Kingdom
Rank : #2
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
25119
IELTS -  
Band 7.5
Intake -  
Sep
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st-lucia, Australia
Rank : #2
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
38528
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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cambridge, United States
Rank : #3
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
null
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Aug
Duration -  
3.5 years
1 year Fee -  
49580
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
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quebec, Canada
Rank : #3
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
19500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
Duration -  
3.5 years
1 year Fee -  
39361
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep, Oct, Nov
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london, United Kingdom
Rank : #3
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
22850
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
22850
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
22850
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
24610
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
25130
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
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edinburgh, United Kingdom
Rank : #4
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
19300
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
20100
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
21850
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
23200
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
23200
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
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christchurch, New Zealand
Rank : #4
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
21000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
42000
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jul
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sydney, Australia
Rank : #4
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
35070
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
37500
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
4 years
1 year Fee -  
46680
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
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camperdown, Australia
Rank : #5
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
33500
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
33500
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
33500
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
33500
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1.5 years
1 year Fee -  
33500
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
33500
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
37800
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
0.5 years
1 year Fee -  
37800
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
40000
IELTS -  
Band 7
Intake -  
Mar, Jul
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ann-arbor, United States
Rank : #5
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
22055
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
25380
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Sep
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
43674
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jan
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
43674
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jan
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
43674
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Jan
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wellington, New Zealand
Rank : #5
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
31272
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb, Jul
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
31272
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
32014
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
3 years
1 year Fee -  
32014
IELTS -  
Band 6
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
1 years
1 year Fee -  
32014
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
Duration -  
2 years
1 year Fee -  
35772
IELTS -  
Band 6.5
Intake -  
Feb
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Updated on - April 1st 2020 by Piyush Bhartiya

 

For all international students with an inclination towards architecture, urban planning, spaces, art and designs, buildings, structures, aesthetics, etc, then architecture is an ideal area of study to pursue. Architecture offers a career as an Architect, Architectural technologist, Interior and spatial designer, Building Surveyor, Commercial/residential surveyor, Construction manager, etc with knowledge and skills such as numeracy, design and drawing, IT skills, e.g. computer-aided design , project management, logical and rational problem-solving, critical analysis and resolution, leadership, team planning and efforts, along with written and oral communication, research skills, assertion and reasoning, etc.

 

What is Architecture? 

 

Architecture is a wholesome process that includes all the steps of building and designing spaces and structures, starting right from the process to the product of planning, designing, and even the final step of the construction of buildings or any other structures. Architecture courses abroad include the ability to create architectural projects of both aesthetic and technical utility, knowledge of architectural history, theory, art, technology, social sciences and fine art. Further, it includes the knowledge of urban design, applied planning techniques, the relationships between people and buildings, between buildings and their surroundings and spaces in general, the ability to understand the architect's profession and its function in society, knowledge of research methods and construction project preparation, structural design, construction, and engineering involved in construction projects, physical problems and various technological tools and education of complexities and intricacies of the industries, organisations, regulations and procedures of architecture.

Most of the architecture graduates and postgraduates get employed in the following fields-

Technicians and other professionals        

Engineering and building

Retail, catering and bar work        

Arts, design and media

Others

 

Apart from this, architecture degrees inculcate the students with the following skills;

numeracy, design and drawing

IT skills, e.g. computer-aided design (CAD)

project management skills

the skill and expertise to solve problems in a logical and smart way

the ability to work as part of a team

written and oral communication in various settings

research skills

decision-making ability

Adaptability, flexibility and readiness for unexpected situations and circumstances

the ability to reflect on and ponder over situations as well as to improve your professional performance and accuracy

 

Requirements to study architecture abroad

Good Aggregate in 10th and 12th grade, above 90% in both for the top universities and above 75% with Maths and English as mandatory subjects for the others.

SAT Range: 1200-1570/1600 (writing, critical reading and mathematics)/ ACT Range: 27-35. Minimum score differs for countries, course levels and individual universities.

Letters of Recommendation from your recent professor.

TOEFL or IELTS (Above 6.0 band)- This is an English language testing assessment and it is necessary to score above 6.5 for top universities and 6.0 for other universities.

However, for some universities abroad, you also need a digital portfolio that shows your understanding of art through drawings, photographs, images and models. In addition, interviews are also conducted by universities for eligible students and you might require to take the written or practical assessment at the interview.

 

Degrees Offered in Architecture Abroad

 

Bachelor of Architecture

Bachelor of Design

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Engineering

Master of Architecture

Master of Design

Master of Arts

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

MPhil

PhD

 

Best Places to Study Architecture Abroad

 

London, Britain

Paris, France

Tokyo, Japan

Barcelona, Spain

Moscow, Russia

Rome, Italy

Berlin, Germany

Athens, Greece

Beijing, China

Mexico

Australia

 

Top Universities to Study Architecture Abroad

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America

University College London, United Kingdom of Britain        

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

University of California, Berkeley, United States of America                

Harvard University, United States of America        

Manchester School of Architecture, United Kingdom of Britain                

The University of Cambridge, United Kingdom of Britain        

Politecnico di Milano, Italy        

National University of Singapore, Singapore                

Tsinghua University, China                

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Columbia University, United States of America        

The University of Tokyo, Japan

University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America

ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

 

Best Architecture Courses Abroad

 

Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (High-Performance Buildings)

Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (Audio and Acoustics)

Graduate Certificate in Architectural Science (Illumination Design)

Graduate Diploma in Architectural Science (High-Performance Buildings)

Architectural Design MA

Architectural Technology BSc (Hons)

Architecture BSc (Hons)

Bachelor of Architecture and Environments

Bachelor of Engineering Honours in Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Design in Architecture

Bachelor of Design Honours in Architecture and Master of Architecture

Structural Engineering and Architecture (4 years) MEng (Hons)

Interior & Environmental Design BDes (Hons)

The English Country House 1485- 1945 MA

Western Architectural History by Research MA

Architecture March

Digital Architecture and Design MSc

Architecture and Landscape Architecture MArch

Master of Architectural Science in Audio and Acoustics subjects

Master of Architectural Science in Audio and Acoustics, Illumination Design subjects

Master of Architectural Science in Audio and Acoustics, High-Performance Buildings subjects

Architectural Design Innovation MSc

Architecture with Urban Planning M.Arch (Hons)

Research in Architecture, Construction and Surveying MPhil

Research in Architecture, Construction and Surveying MRes

English Country House by Research MPhil

English Country House by Research DPhil

Architecture PhD

Research in Architecture, Construction and Surveying PhD

 

Best Institutes for Studying Architecture Abroad

University of Buckingham

Cardiff Metropolitan University

University of Glasgow

University of Sheffield

University of Liverpool

Coventry University

University of Dundee

Ulster University

Centennial College

University of Sydney

University of Adelaide

University of Technology Sydney

University of Western Australia

Victoria University

Swinburne Institute of Technology

 

Scholarships for Architecture Abroad

 

Undergraduate Architecture and Design Fellowships at the University of Cambridge, UK

Insurance Policy Aviva Postgraduate Scholarship Programme at UK Universities

Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Merit-Cum-Means Scholarships, India

University of Free State National Student Financial Aid Scheme Scholarships

UQ PhD Scholarship in International Rapid Switch Initiative for International Students, Australia

PhD Fellowship in Functional Technology High-Performance Architectures Scholarship, Denmark

Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarships, the University of Sydney in Australia

GREAT Scholarship, Full Tuition Newcastle University

 Yayasan KLK Undergraduate Scholarship at Malaysian Institutions of Higher Learning

SAS Doctoral Scholarship for EU and Non-EU Citizens at University of Camerino Italy

 

Careers after Architecture Abroad

 

Architect

Architectural Technologist

Interior and spatial designer

Construction manager

Planning and development surveyor

Production designer, theatre/television/film

Higher education lecturer

Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer

Landscape architect

Structural engineer

Building Surveyor

Commercial/residential surveyor

Town planner

 

Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard

Piyush values education and has studied from the top institutes of IIT Roorkee, IIM Bangalore, KTH Sweden and Tsinghua University in China. Post completing his MBA, he has worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group and focused on building sales and marketing vertical for top MNCs and Indian business houses.
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