Bachelor of Architecture

Program Overview

Architectural education needs are different for different regions within Pakistan. This curriculum provides a broad outline and framework of knowledge areas with a builtin flexibility for it to be adapted by different schools of architecture according to their specific needs. Institutes/Schools/Universities are advised to follow PCATP studio guidelines/policies for architectural design studios and dissertation/thesis requirements for final year thesis.

Career Prospects

The proposed template is for individual Institute/School/Department to interpret it in view of their ideology and broad objectives of their architectural education.

Course Curriculum

 

Course Group Cr. Hrs.
Computing – Core Courses 42
Supporting Areas 12
Core 21
Electives 15
Supporting 12
General Education Courses 19
University Elective Courses 12

 

Scheme of Studies

Semester 1

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Foundation Studio–I 6
History of Architecture–I 2
Pakistan Studies 2
Islamic Studies 2
Visual Communication–I 2
English–I (Functional English) Ethics 2
 Semester Credit Hours 16

 

 

Semester 2

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Foundation Studio–II 6
History of Architecture–II 2
Visual Communication–II 2
English–II (Communication Skills) 2
Materials and Construction–I 2
Energy and Environment–I 3
 Semester Credit Hours 16

Semester 3

History of ArchitectureIII2

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Architectural Studio–III 8
Materials and Construction–II 2
Energy and EnvironmentII 2
Structures for ArchitectsI 2
History of ArchitectureIII 2
Visual Communication–III 2
 Semester Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 4

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Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Architectural StudioIV 8
Materials and ConstructionIII 2
Structures for ArchitectsII 2
Building Services and SystemsI 2
History of ArchitectureIV 2
Digital Tools for ArchitectsI 2
 Semester Credit Hours 18

Semester 5

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Architectural StudioV 8
Materials and ConstructionIV 2
Building Services and SystemsII 2
Theory of ArchitectureI 2
Digital Tools for ArchitectsII 2
 Semester Credit Hours 16

Semester 6

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Architectural StudioVI 8
Building Services and SystemsIII 2
Theory of ArchitectureII 2
Architecture in Pakistan 2
 Semester Credit Hours 14

Semester 7

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Architectural StudioVII 8
Urban Design 2
 Semester Credit Hours 10

Semester 8

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Architectural StudioVIII 10
Architectural Research Methods 2
Semester Credit Hours 12

 

Semester 9

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Thesis Design–I 8
Professional Practice 2
 Semester Credit Hours 10

Semester 10

Course Name Cr. Hrs.
Thesis Design–II 12
Semester Credit Hours 12

 

Program Structure

Program Duration: 4 Years

Total Semester: 8

Entry Requirements: Minimum 45% in intermediate or equivalent examinations

Program Credit Hours: 132 Cr. Hrs.

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