About the Program

The Master Course in Architecture (MArch) provides students with a wide perspective by encouraging them to be specialised in various working areas of architecture. Students gain the required experience of understanding details by evaluating it systematically by means of different research methods and techniques. Within a number of core and elective courses, students develop their written and spoken skills, sensitivity and understanding by discussing architectural focus within a well disciplined approach. The Course trains students to become self-confident and independently minded able to proceed to a successful working life.

The Master Program in Architecture (MArch) is undertaken in English and requires that a thesis be written. Graduate Studio I and Graduate Studio II are core modules with other courses being elective. Student must take seven modules, a seminar and prepare a thesis.

Education Opportunities

Department of Architecture, within the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, has different qualities regarding; the relationship of educational context and scientific fields, the criteria for student acceptance and the institutional framework of architecture profession. Master Program in Architecture (MArch), considering the multidisciplinary structure of architecture, includes the fields of Architectural Theory and Methods, Conservation and Restoration, Environmental Design and Technology.

There are 24 Full-time, 12 Part-time Instructors and 4 Research Assistants in the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts Design and Architecture. Considering the development and academic progress of the young academic staff, and ongoing accreditation processes; the Department of Architecture supports the education and research programs at master level including both projects for public service and societal, environmental, cultural and technical dimensions at the same time.

Career Areas

Architects has an extensive field of study as they graduate from the Department of Architecture being able to work with different design disciplines. Graduates of this department can work as freelance architects or paid architects in an architectural office, by opening an architectural design office or they can take part in industrial or design process related with technology for the development and production of construction materials or concentrating on the urban environment. They have the opportunity to work in research and education in the academic environment.

An architect can have a successful career by accurately making use of human relations and psychology in all parts of creativity. Many architects have achieved successful professions in different fields such as literature, media, cinema, music, industry and entrepreneurship with their original perspective and creativity developed in architectural education.


Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU244
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institue E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr


1-2 Years