The conditions of enrollment entail:
- application form
- knowledge of English language confirmed by a test at B2 level or equivalent.
- and other required documents from application procedures:
Cracow University of Technology published more information at the website: http://www.en.bwm.pk.edu.pl/graduate+studies,s2.html
The curriculum Architecture has been realized since the academic year 2012/2013 in accordance with the teaching programme having accreditations from the Polish Accreditation Committee, the Accreditation Committee for Technical Universities and the Accreditation Committee at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA – the curriculum Architecture and Urban Design has had this accreditation since 2000 as the only one in Poland) as well as EU evaluation for the curriculum offered till the academic year 2011/2012 under the name of Architecture and Urban Design. Architecture is an art and an ability to shape space for human needs. Studies at this curriculum give the graduates necessary knowledge and skills in the field of design in relation to contemporary technical requirements allowing for the users’ functional and health-related needs as well as ecological balance. They also guarantee the knowledge of artistic, cultural, intellectual, historical, social, economic and environmental circumstances. An architect’s activity comprises a wide scope: from furniture and interior design, through architectural objects and complexes, to enormous urban and landscape forms. Studies at this curriculum prepare the graduates for the protection of the monuments of architecture and urbanism as well as restoration work. A special message in the educational process is to stimulate the students’ sensitivity to the need for spatial order and the formation of a sustainable housing environment.
The offer of these studies is meant for students with Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and prepares them for professional practice as architects.
The programme of studies is exactly the same as the curriculum in Polish which is a professional degree programme accredited by The Polish Accreditation Committee, The Accreditation Commission for Polish Universities of Technology, the EU evaluation as well as The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
evaluation. The programme of studies lasts for three semesters. The total number of ECTS credits is 90 (30 per semester). The total number of hours is 900 plus 150 for Internships after the 1st semester (1st semester: 405h +150h; 2nd semester: 390h, 3rd semester: 75h).
The Master of Architecture programme of studies focuses on a wide range of issues directly affecting contemporary architecture and urban design:
· Architectural and urban design in the fields of multifamily housing and public use buildings,
· Spatial and regional planning,
· Preservation of monuments and revalorization of urban complexes with design for conservation,
· Landscape architecture, architecture and planning in the countryside,
· Building construction systems and building structures,
· Theory of architecture and urban design as well as spatial and regional planning,
· History of art, culture and contemporary urban design,
· Ecology and environmental protection.
Design, history, theory and building structure technology are taught to prepare students for professional registration as architects in the European Union.