Department of Architecture

The department of architecture envisions nurturing graduates that are versatile, competent and progressive to serve in diverse challenges in the architectural profession towards advocating and delivering sustainable and quality living environments.

This mission is accomplished through a pedagogy that is holistic and comprehensive in core knowledge domains in architectural design and sustainability, building technology and sustainability, history and theory and professional practice ensuring the development of analytical and creative faculties within the students.

Information


Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architecture

Title of Programme Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architecture
Host Department Department of Architecture
Mode of Attendance Full-time
Normal Duration 4 Years
Credits Required for Graduation 134 Credits

Academic Recognition

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Architecture is accredited by

  • Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ)
  • Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) Part I Status

Aims

  • To provide students with sufficient and solid architectural knowledge and skills to become good architectural designers.
  • To develop students’ concern for the environment and the knowledge on sustainable design.
  • To provide students with knowledge on the historical, socio-cultural and environmental context of architectural design and the wide professional context of architectural practice, allowing multiple career paths for further development.

Master of Architecture

Title of Programme Master of Architecture
Host Department Department of Architecture
Mode of Attendance Full-time
Normal Duration 2 Years
Credits Required for Graduation 66 Credits

Aims

Master of Architecture programme is a 2-year full-time post graduate programme

  • To produce graduates that are sensitive to issues in the environment & the society and are able to contribute with their professional knowledge.
  • To produce graduates competent in all core knowledge and skill areas required in the M.Arch programme.
  • To produce graduates that possess high professional knowledge and professional integrity.
  • To produce graduates that possess a holistic knowledge in sustainable architecture and are able to deliver creative and validated architectural solutions.
  • To produce graduates that are able to engage in an intellectual discourse and engage in lifelong learning and professional growth.
  • To produce graduates that are self-motivated and independent at work.