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Architecture - MSc

Program Overview

The AUC Master of Science in Architecture Program seeks to prepare young professionals in the field to deal with the new questions and the quickly changing rules shaping the contemporary built environment. It aims to create a new generation of cross-disciplinary practitioners who are able to use the powers of partnership and interdisciplinarity to lead the evolution of new paradigms for the practice of architecture.

The AUC Master of Science in Architecture Program creates bridges across disciplinary divides to create new effective channels of relevance to the market and to business partners.


  • Urban Regeneration and Heritage
  • Sustainability in Architecture
  • Architectural Computing
  • Architectural Studies
  • Real Estate Development
student working on drawing board with architecture equipment

Degrees and Admission Requirements

Students wishing to pursue a Master's degree in Architecture should meet the minimum academic and admission requirements set by AUC.


Fellowships are highly competitive awards. They are open to new students and may also be available to continuing graduate students who display superior performance in their academic endeavors, depending on the availability of allocated funds for a given fellowship award.

Members of the AUC Architecture Graduate Program take advantage of a unique set of resources;

  1. Research leadership through extensive multidisciplinary research resources
  2. Market relevance through partnerships with leaders in business and real estate development community
  3. Leading Islamic arts and architecture studies center
  4. The Rare Books and Special Collections Library holds unique archival and manuscript collections reflecting modern Egyptian architecture, social, cultural and intellectual life.
  5. Architecture Environmental Testing Lab for the study of high-performance building design and sustainable practices
  6. Digital Fabrication and Laser Cutting Lab to advance parametric architectural design and modeling practice
  7. Engineering and materials testing labs with state-of-the-art resources
  • Home for some of the oldest cities in the world
  • A rich reservoir of Architecture of the Islamic world
  • A rich Vernacular Architecture language
  • A growing array of modern Desert Cities (currently 23 and soon to be 43) 
  • A complex network of informal settlements housing about 60% of the urban population
  • A highly active real estate market

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