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American University in Dubai

60 months
22324 EUR/year
22324 EUR/year
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The Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree at American University in Dubai is an accredited five-year program, taught by a faculty whose combination of academic qualifications and experience clearly delivers on the promise of producing highly skilled, employable and world-class architectural graduates.


Key facts

The Architecture program from American University in Dubai is complemented with extensive Accreditation & Associations that position it on the global landscape. Beyond rigorous on-hand experience, students have access to the Career Development Information as a dedicated resource to facilitate their professional careers and pursuits.

The Mission of the Bachelor of Architecture program is to prepare highly qualified graduates for employment in the building industry. 

Students will be educated in the fundamental skills and knowledge of architecture, while integrating history and theory, as well as technological, digital, artistic, socio-cultural, legal, and financial dimensions. The program will promote professional ethical values, cultural diversity, and contextual and environmental awareness.


  • Prepare students who are able to think in a multidimensional and integrative manner that combines design skills, with human and physical aspects of the architecture profession; 
  • Prepare students for making choices and decisions with regards to technologies available in the market;
  • Instill a critical attitude in students’ approach to the history and theory of architecture; 
  • Prepare students who understand the human, socio-cultural, and economic dimensions of architectural design;
  • Prepare students who are aware of the contextual and  environmental challenges; 
  • Prepare graduates who are ethically and technically prepared to embrace the profession of architecture;
  • Prepare students who are able to communicate effectively.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Architectural Design Studio
  • History and Theory of Architecture
  • Precalculus for Architecture 
  • Physics 
  • Materials and Methods of Construction 
  • Structural Analysis 
  • Structural Design 
  • Environmental and Building Service Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


166 SCH


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A high school/secondary school certificate or equivalent from an institution accredited by the Ministry of Education in the U.A.E. or by the relevant national or regional institutional accrediting body;
  • International TOEFL®or Academic IELTSTM or the equivalent score on another internationally-recognized English exam. PBT is accepted from specific centers in the UAE.
  • The University administers the ACCUPLACERTM Exam (Math) to place students at the appropriate mathematics level. Students may substitute the SAT for this, depending on the score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11162 EUR per semester during 60 months.
  • National

    22324 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11162 EUR per semester during 60 months.
  • AED 46,200 per semester

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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