Warsaw University of Technology

Architecture for Society of Knowledge, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    2500
    Tuition (Semester)
    2500
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English
    Language

About

Architecture for Society of Knowledge from Warsaw University of Technology is a new professional programme focused on the digital design and crucial aspects of architecture and urban planning. The duration of the programme is 4 semesters. The last semester is dedicated to preparation of final thesis and ends with Master of Science in Architecture degree in the field of architecture. Students can explore contemporary design practices as well as media and digital technologies applied in the design and construction of the 21st century city.

ASK is dedicated to those who wish to extend their practical understanding of contemporary architecture and urban planning. The programme covers digital media in design, prototyping with computer controlled machines, distributed design collaboration, and agendas for sustainable, intelligent building. At the same time, it acquaints students with basics of architecture: cultural heritage, history and theory paradigms, social aspects of space creation, and education through interacting.

ASK aims to equip young practicing architects with the formative experience required in:

  • active participation in the global architectural knowledge society, and critical interpretation of the creative aspects of design and design collaboration.
  • collaborative and interdisciplinary practice of architecture.
  • architectural research exploring new design technology and theory.

Programme Structure

Sample modules/Keywords:
  • Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Architecture for Society of Knowledge
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing
  • Computer-Aided Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Information Processes in Architecture
  • Algorithmic Architecture
  • Digital Tectonics
  • Architectural Heritage Preservation
  • Design Studio Teamwork
  • Virtual Design Studio
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Knowledge Management
  • Critical Theory of Architecture
  • Participation in Planning
  • Generative Architecture
  • Virtual Reality
  • Space Composition Formalisation
  • Interactive Design
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Digital Fabrication

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 510

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 87

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Step 1: Create an account in the Application System
  • The whole application & admission process is run online only. Start with creating an account in the Application System.
  • You can also access your account anytime
Step 2: Upload Entry Documents required to start application
  • Bachelor Diploma in Science + transcript of records
  • Passport photo page
  • €200 application fee
  • Once your Entry Documents get verified positively by ISO, your online file will be sent to the Faculty for Admission. One €200 payment allows you to apply consequently up to three courses only in the current application session.
Step 3: Wait for the decision of the Faculty
  • It takes maximum 30 days to get the decision.
  • You will get a Conditional Acceptance Letter which will allow you to start studies after uploading the Admission Documents. In case of negative decision your application will be sent to the next course of your choice indicated in the online Application System.
Step 4: Upload Admission Documents & start your studies
  • Legalization / apostille of Bachelor Diploma (B.Sc.)
  • Copy of Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • Eligibility statement
  • English Language International B2 Certificate
  • Tuition fee for the first year of studies (check the prices)
  • After getting positive decision upload Admission Documents required from a candidate to be officially admitted and to start studies. When all Admission Documents are accepted you can request a Letter for Visa.
It is not required to present any certificate if the language of instruction during previous education (secondary school or B.Sc studies) was English. For example candidates form India do not need any additional certificates because their previous education was run in English.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 2500 International
  • EUR 2500 EU/EEA

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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