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Architecture, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The BA in Architecture degree is designed to allow career-focused students to enter the architecture workforce as quickly as possible or to continue with their education by earning a Master of Architecture, First Professional degree. Our BA in Architecture degree is an academically rigorous 4 year program. With a wide range of different roles and aspects of the building process, this program can open the doors to many academic options and prepare you for a variety of architecture and design-related career options.

With curriculum focused on familiarizing you in the innovations, products, and forms of building, this program equips you to meet the professional challenges of many emerging architectural endeavors. If you’ve always wanted to understand the foundation of design from a technical and aesthetic perspective, NewSchool’s Bachelor of Arts in Architecture program is ideal for you. This program provides the foundation for your academic and professional future. While earning your degree, you will be immersed in a collaborative and dynamic learning experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundation Studio
  • Design Studio
  • Architectural Design
  • Integrative Design
  • Architectural Design 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee $75.00 (non-refundable)
  • Transcripts Evaluation Fee $100.00 (non-refundable)
  • Official High School Transcripts & Diploma
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8992 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8992 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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