The University of British Columbia - Vancouver


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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Field of Study:Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Description:Architecture is a highly demanding course of study, leading to the Master of Architecture graduate degree. A complete, accredited curriculum, it provides Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) approved professional standing. This standing is equivalent to the US National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB). International students should determine certification requirements in the country of their intended practice. The School enjoys significant links within the local professional design community and a healthy engagement with cultural concerns worldwide.
URL:Architecture at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $40,248

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants to the Master of Architecture program must hold a degree that is academically equivalent to a four-year Bachelor’s degree. The degree may be in any discipline. To be eligible for admission, the applicant must have a ‘B+’ average in third and fourth year-level coursework.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio
    A summary (in résumé form) including education, work experience, travel, volunteering, or other relevant experience deemed appropriate is required, a one-page, single-spaced statement of reasons for desiring to study architecture as well as reasons for selecting UBC Architecture, a portfolio of work is required that demonstrates aptitude and experience in creative endeavors. This should include significant evidence of two and three dimensional skills and thinking, and three letters of reference from referees, preferably academic, who will provide references indicating an assessment of past ability and future success in the program.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 10, 2020

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