The Master in Architecture is a two-year English-taught programme which combines both a traditional curriculum of architectural education and a profiled programme structured around three major themes: architecture, European urbanisation and globalisation.
The Master in Architecture educates future architects with specific additional skills in research and knowledge in the field of urban design particular to European urbanism and globalisation.
At the University of Luxembourg, we understand architecture as a profession within which all the actors are constantly anticipating change in their work context, whether demographic, political, environmental, cultural or technological change. Therefore, architectural design goes hand in hand with architectural research. The Master in Architecture’s research element involves both experimental research by design and scientific research in architecture and urbanism.
As a student you will acquire the abilities and skills to:
• design buildings and urban plans;
• research the conditions in which architecture and urbanism develop;
• research by design;
• work in interdisciplinary teams;
• use technical terminology for designing and building processes;
• explain the historical, social, political and environmental effects on architecture;
• draw and represent plans, sections, elevations, perspectives and details by using appropriate, state-of-the art software;
• analyse project briefs within a given context;
• propose solutions and methodologies for complex design or work tasks;
• evaluate your own abilities as well as those of the teaching staff, team members, external contributors with a view to engaging in critical debate, both oral and written.
Students develop a broad skill set and are prepared for a career in the private sector, in administrative bodies or in research, as PhD students at universities.