Academics

Department of Architecture

graduate program

Offered Programs:

Graduate Program

The Postgraduate office is continuously striving to improve the standard of postgraduate teaching and research quality and to bring it at par with the best universities in the world. 

  • Master in Architecture (M. ARCH)

Master in Architecture (M.ARCH) instituted in 1990 is a full time course and extends over 2 semesters of 16 -18 weeks each. During the first 2 semesters, students are required to study 8 subjects and take examination at the end of each semester. After completing the desired course work students undertake research projects on completion of which, a dissertation is submitted for evaluation / assessment. A research paper published in HEC recognized journal as well as the successful completion of the dissertation is a prerequisite for the award of degree.

  • Ph.D in Architecture

The PhD program is aiming to train students at national level to independently undertake research, development and teaching assignments in the private and public sectors, for which a broad and in-depth knowledge of subject is required. For PhD degree, the students after completing their prescribed course work undertake supervised research work for a minimum period of 3 years. Original research contributions are expected for the successful completion of the award of degree. On completion of research work, a thesis has to be submitted for an international/national preview approval of thesis by board of examiners.  The department has the honor to issue very first indigenous Ph. D. degree in the country in 2010. So far, two scholars have earned their PhD degrees, while significant number of students is pursuing their PhD research projects.

 

 

COURSES OF READING AND SYLLABUS OUTLINE OF COURSES PART "A"
(Any four of the following subjects  )

First Term

Ref.No.

Subject

Examination Marks

Total Marks

Theory

Practical

Sessional

Paper

Sessional

Paper

Arch:601

Management

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:602

Communication

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:603

Architectural Heritage of Pakistan

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:604

Interaction of Social and Built Environment

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:605

Architectural Construction Services and Technology

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:606

Architectural Design-1

25

75

50

50

200

 
OUTLINE OF COURSES PART "B"
(Any four of the following subjects)
Second Term

Ref.No.

Subject

Examination Marks

Total Marks

Theory

Practical

Sessional

Paper

Sessional

Paper

Arch:6Ll

Project Evaluation

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:612

Project Planning and Site Management

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:613

Conservation and Preservation of Architectural Heriiage

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:6l4

Urban Design

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:615

Advanced Physical Environmental Studies

25

75

50

50

200

Arch:616

Architectural Design-11

25

75

50

50

200

Arch: 620

Dissertation (Compulsory)