B.Sc. Architecture

General

Program Description

B.Sc. program in Architecture (Faculty of Architecture), duration: 3,5 years ( 7 semesters), 210 ECTS points

The 3,5 year Bachelor’s degree in Architecture Program at the Faculty of Architecture, Poznan University of Technology aims to propagate creative independent thinking and develop the capability to skillfully construct and significantly improve the built environment. Recognized internationally as a center of innovation, and renowned nationally as a locus of many contemporary architectural practices, Poznan is one of the most livable urban environments in Poland.

Faculty of Architecture, Poznan University of Technology is committed to teaching and researching the disciplines of Architectural Science, Design Technologies, and Urban Design Planning, History of Urban Planning and Architecture. A wide range of themes is covered in lectures, fieldwork, and studios, where the aim is to bring together knowledge, methodology theory, and high levels of professional skills within the framework of projects. Our teaching and research are inspired by three priorities:

  • Exploring the poetics of material, scale, the proportion in relation to historical and cultural heritage.
  • Debating urban issues, ecology, and impasses of city dwelling.
  • Encouraging community engagement and the application of creative and professional practices.

Our mission is to equip undergraduate and graduate students with the knowledge, abilities, and resources they need to successfully compete in the global professional market in the field of Architecture.

Main Square in the Poznan Old Town, Poland.

Course summary

1st semester

  • History of architecture 1
  • Theory of Fundamental Architectural Design with Elements of Ergonomics 1
  • Fundamentals of Architectural Design 1
  • Fundamentals of civil engineering
  • Materials
  • Mechanics 1
  • Mathematics
  • Descriptive Geometry with Elements of Mathematics 1
  • Drawing, Painting, Sculpture 1
  • Physical Education 1
  • Industrial Safety and Fire Training
  • Library training on-line (InfoProgram I)

2nd semester

  • History of architecture 2
  • Theory of Fundamental Architectural Design with Elements of Ergonomics 2
  • Fundamentals of Architectural Design 2
  • Theory of Composition
  • Civil Engineering 1
  • Mechanics 2
  • Drawing, Painting, Sculpture 2
  • Descriptive Geometry with Elements of Mathematics 2
  • English Language 1
  • Physical Education 2
  • Plain-air – drawing (2 weeks)

3rd semester

  • History of architecture 3
  • Theory and Principles of Housing Design 1
  • Architectural Design of Houses 1
  • Fundamentals of Urban Design
  • Civil Engineering 2
  • Building Construction 1
  • Building Physics – Acoustics
  • Building Physics – Lighting
  • Lighting and Acoustics Design 1
  • Drawing, Painting, Sculpture 3
  • English Language 2

4th semester

  • History of architecture 4
  • Theory and Principles of Designing Service Facilities 1
  • Service Facilities Design
  • Theory of Urban Planning
  • Urban Planning
  • Civil Engineering 3
  • Building Construction 2
  • Drawing, Painting, Sculpture 4
  • Information Technology
  • Building Physics – Thermal Transmittance
  • Building Systems – Heating and Ventilation
  • Urban Planning Training (2 weeks)

5th semester

  • History of Architecture after World War II
  • Theory and Principles of Housing Design 2
  • Architectural Design of Houses 2
  • Theory of Planning Towns and Housing Development
  • Urban Complexes Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Theory of Greenery Architecture and Fundamentals of Dendrology
  • Greenery Design
  • Civil Engineering 4
  • Geotechnics
  • Digital Architecture
  • Information Skills in INFOPROGRAM II

6th semester

  • Heritage protection with monument restoration 1
  • Theory of Recreational Architecture
  • Architectural Design of Recreation Facilities
  • Rural Theory
  • Rural Architecture Design
  • Ethics
  • Energy Efficient Architecture
  • Exhibiting
  • Building Systems – Sanitary Fittings
  • Urban Planning
  • Organization of the Investment Process
  • Economics of Investment Process
  • Rural Training (2 weeks)

7th semester

  • Theory and Principles of Workplace Design
  • Architectural Design of Workplaces 1
  • Building Law
  • Diploma Seminar
  • Preparation of Diploma Thesis and Preparation for Diploma Exam

Aerial view of the Poznan Old Town, vintage color toned picture, Poland.

Key Information

  • University: Poznan University of Technology Poznan, POLAND
  • Degree to be obtained: Bachelor of Science, Eng.
  • Program website: https://www.put.poznan.pl/en/bachelors-programs/bsc-program-architecture
  • Contact: International Relations Office
    Pl. M. Skłodowskiej-Curie 5, 60-965 Poznan
    Phone: +48 61 665 3544
    Fax: +48 61 665 3956
    E-mail study@put.poznan.pl
  • Language of instruction: English
  • ETCS points: 210
  • Duration: 3.5 years (7 semesters)
  • Program begins: end of September
  • Program ends: end of February
  • Deadline for applications: 13.08.2020
  • Education requirements:
    • English language – level B2 (Common European Framework)
    • Secondary school certificate which entitles its holder to apply to higher education institutions
    • Exam of freehand drawing
    • A full list of the required documents is available at https://www.put.poznan.pl/en/bachelors-degree/documents-required
  • Mode of instruction: Lectures, classes, laboratory classes, projects, practice

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Poznan University of Technology is the best technical university in the Wielkopolskie voivodeship in western Poland. Poznan University of Technology arose from Higher School of Machine Construction, ... Read More

Poznan University of Technology is the best technical university in the Wielkopolskie voivodeship in western Poland. Poznan University of Technology arose from Higher School of Machine Construction, which was founded in 1919. PUT boasts nearly a century of experience in educating highly qualified engineers and researchers in many areas. Read less