Bachelor of Archıtecture


Program Description

Key information

  • Name: Faculty of Fine Arts degree programme in Architecture
  • Qualification: Bachelor
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Accreditation: YOK, YODAK
  • School: School of Architecture
  • Mode: full-time
  • Length: 4 years
  • Fees: 6000 Euros
  • Next start date: February 2020
  • Study abroad: Yes

Program Overview

With a strong emphasis on human value and professional ethics, the department of Architecture has been offering an education based on critical and theoretical knowledge, creative design skills, the most recent techniques of presentation and architectural building technologies.

As a member of different international networks such as the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE), the department of Architecture is an international department with its academic staff and students from all over the world, embracing universal values and taking internationalization as a goal.

With its participative and interactive course environment, technological facilities, devoted academic staff, and student-centered education approach, KAU Department of Architecture have been offering a universal, intellectual, ethical and active education.

Future Opportunities

Architects work in the design, planning, and construction of various types of buildings and structures, ranging from residential buildings to commercial ones or public facilities. They are responsible for designing buildings that meet the needs of people who are going to use them and in harmony with the environment in the most comfortable, healthy, safe, and economical ways. They have the chance to work in the public sectors such as ministries or municipalities, or architecture departments of public institutions. They also can work in private sector architecture and construction firms or become self-employed by establishing their own businesses. During the design and construction of a building, architects need to be in contact with the clients and users, and many different professionals including civil, electric and mechanical engineers, urban designers, landscape designers, interior designers, contractors, and technical staff.

Graduates of Architecture also have the chance to continue their career in academic institutions, by attaining a Master's and Ph.D. degree.


First Year

First Semester

  • Basic Design Studio
  • Architectural Drawing I
  • Building Technology I
  • Mathematics
  • History of Art and Culture

Second Semester

  • Introduction to Architectural Design Studio
  • Architectural Drawing II
  • Building Technology II
  • Prog & Architecture
  • History of Modern Architecture

Second Year

First Semester

  • Architectural Design Studio I
  • Digital Design & presentation I
  • Building Technology III
  • Contemporary Architecture
  • Elective
  • Turkish I

Second Semester

  • Architectural Design Studio II
  • Digital Design & presentation II
  • Environmental Design Systems
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Turkish II
  • Internship I

Third Year

First Semester

  • Architectural Design Studio III
  • Urban Design & planing
  • Human Factors in Design
  • Professional Ethics
  • T. Elective
  • National History

Second Semester

  • Architectural Design Studio IV
  • Principles of Restoration and Conservation
  • T. Elective
  • T. Elective
  • T. Elective
  • National History
  • Internship II

Fourth Year

First Semester

  • Architectural Design Studio V
  • Graduation Research & preparation
  • Project Management
  • T. Elective
  • T. Elective

Second Semester

  • Graduation Project
  • Portfolio & presentation
  • Professional Practice
  • T. Elective
  • T. Elective

Registration requirements

  • Completed University Application Form;
  • A copy of the photo page of your International Passport;
  • Completed Dormitory Application Form (if you intend to stay in the University accommodation);
  • High School Diploma or equivalent recognized qualifications;
  • Evidence of Competence in the English Language. TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent if available. If you do not have these qualifications your proficiency in English will be tested upon arrival at the University, in accordance with the Foundation English School.
Last updated November 2019

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