Architecture is the field or the study of designing and constructing buildings. The course essentially includes principles of making plans, architecture, and design fundamentals.
The Council of architecture (COA) serves as a regulating body involved with education and practice of this profession. Masters of of architecture (M.Arch) course isn't just restricted to buildings however is also involved with designing or construction of Parks, Museums, garden, theme Parks, etc.
The eligibility for pursuing the Master of Architecture program is to pass in Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.) with any specialization. Those who are appearing for the last year B.Arch program is also eligible to apply. The aspirants need to obtain at least 50% in the entrance test.
Some colleges conduct an aptitude exam and interview rounds for the admission of Masters of Architecture(M. Arch.). The course Fee is approximately Rs. 50,000 to 2 Lakhs depending and varying upon different institutes.
The duration of M.Arch courses is 2 years. The program usually divided into 4 semesters. The Course allows students to take up specialization in the chosen area of architecture. Topics covered under each semester is as follows:
Urban Design Studio
Landscape Ecology and Planning
Urban Conservation and Practice
Traditional and Contemporary Landscapes
Sustainable and Green Building Design
Contemporary Processes in Architectural Design I
Urban Landscape Design
Web Design and Portfolio Production
Advanced Architectural Design Studio I
Contemporary Processes in Architectural Design II
Performance Evaluation of Buildings
Services in High Rise Buildings
Advanced Architectural Design Studio II
Sustainability and Energy Conservation in Landscape Architecture
Emerging Practices in HousingResearch Methodologies in Architecture
Architecture and Critical Theory
Appropriate Technologies and Sustainable Construction
GIS Modelling in Urban Planning
Building Information Modelling
Building Management and Control Systems
Successful postgraduates of the course find career opportunities in areas such as:
Master of Architecture Job positions are as follows:
A post graduated Architect can earn an average salary of Rs 5,93,093 per year. The more experience you gain in this field , the higher pay scale you can expect. A skill in Project Coordinating is associated with high pay for this job.
Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Famous personalities who have done this course are as follows:
Top colleges in india who provides this course are as follows: