Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) ,
The MSc Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences programme at TU Delft is underpinned by the renowned Dutch experience in architecture, spatial planning and the built environment professions and has an international orientation drawing on the multinational faculty of staff and students. The teaching approach borrows from the Dutch tradition of working in a multi-disciplinary way with students working in groups to create integrated solutions for the built environment.
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  • Fees and funding


What you will learn

This programme sets itself apart from other architecture programmes in the diversity of directions available. Blending knowledge and skills from design practice, from the physical and social sciences, technology and engineering, this programme explores innovative ways to create more sustainable development.

Students can choose between five tracks:

  • Architecture
  • Urbanism
  • Management in the Built Environment
  • Building Technology
  • Landscape Architecture

Teaching draws on a very wide variety of examples of the built environment from the Netherlands and many other countries, encouraging students to actively share knowledge and experience. Students are able to develop an independent and academic attitude and are given the opportunity to design their own projects in the specialty of their choice, supported by an excellent infrastructure of model-making facilities, studio spaces and frequent excursions, workshops and seminars. The master’s programme is taught in English.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Design Studio
  • Delft Seminars on Building Technology
  • Studio specific courses
  • Delft Lectures on Architectural Sustainability
  • Architectural History Thesis
  • Architecture Theory Thesis
  • Delft Lectures on Architectural Design
  • Lecture Series Research Methods
  • Graduation Studio
  • Studio specific courses

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Admission Requirements

Students who possess a Bachelor degree in Architecture from TU Delft or TU Eindhoven will be admitted automatically to the Master's degree programme on Architecture, Urbanism & Building Sciences.

Students with a BSc in Industrial Design, Civil Engineering, Engineering Management (in the Spatial field), Urban Planning and Spatial Planning, Social Geography and Urban Planning from a Dutch university will be required to complete a bridging programme lasting two semesters. If you possess a degree programme other than those indicated above, the bridging programme that you will be required to complete will last three semesters (or more). Each application will be considered individually.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 15000 International
  • EUR 1984 EU/EEA


Numerous scholarships are awarded to admitted students with exceptional promise and outstanding academic achievement by the university, its faculties, departments and industry partners. Consideration for these scholarships requires students to have been admitted to their MSc Programme. Make sure you submit your application as early as possible to be in time for all the scholarship deadlines. More information:

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