Academic Catalog

GRADUATE PROGRAM(S) OF ARCHITECTURE

M.S. with thesis in Architecture

The M.Arch Program aims at exploring various issues of architectural design, both in theoretical and practical fields. The courses and topics for study and research include housing, complex building types, architectural psychology, theory of design, representation and urban and landscape design.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ARCH500 M.ARCH THESIS IN ARCHITECTURE 0 0 0 50.0
ARCH504 SEMINAR IN THESIS RESEARCH 0 0 2 10.0
ARCH513 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH: APPROACHES, METHODS AND ETHICS 3 3 0 8.0
6 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Architecture.
Total minimum credit: 24

Ph.D. in Architecture

Doctorate in architecture not only provides an opportunity of contributing to architectural knowledge, but also the framework to train future academics and researchers. The required must courses are aimed to establish a research frame of mind while elective courses address the specific areas of interest that Ph.D candidates wish to develop further. A great majority df Ph.D students being either junior lecturers or interested in academic career, the Department emphasizes research and education.
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ARCH600 PH.D. THESIS IN ARCHITECTURE 0 0 0 130.0
ARCH615 ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH, METHODS AND ETHICS 6 6 0 14.0
ARCH616 ARCH.RES. II(ARCH.DES.: CASE ST. APPRO 6 6 0 14.0
5 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Architecture.
Total minimum credit: 27

Integrated Ph.D. in Architecture

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ARCH504 SEMINAR IN THESIS RESEARCH 0 0 2 10.0
ARCH513 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH: APPROACHES, METHODS AND ETHICS 3 3 0 8.0
ARCH600 PH.D. THESIS IN ARCHITECTURE 0 0 0 130.0
ARCH615 ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH, METHODS AND ETHICS 6 6 0 14.0
ARCH616 ARCH.RES. II(ARCH.DES.: CASE ST. APPRO 6 6 0 14.0
12 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Architecture.
Total minimum credit: 51