McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2T5

Architecture (Professional) (M.Arch.) - Design Studio

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Description The Master of Architecture (Professional) Non-Thesis – Design Studio concentration requires a minimum of three terms (45 credits) for completion according to an intensive design studio-based curriculum. This option is a three-term consecutive degree (Fall, Winter, Summer) requiring full-time residence for one calendar year.
Website: Architecture (Professional) (M.Arch.) - Design Studio at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research: Professional program Design Studio or Professional program Directed Research
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

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Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Completed online application form (due January 15). A non-refundable application fee of $100 (Cdn.). Summary of work experience (please use the following): Work experience form. Résumé or CV. A two-page (maximum) research statement indicating the general area of interest, your understanding of this area of study, faculty expertise, and research intention in terms of topic and project-based investigation. Specific references to expertise within the School are encouraged. An indication of preference for either the Design Studio option (three-term, 45-credit) or the Design Studio Directed Research option (four-term, 60-credit). Two sets of official transcripts sent directly by the registrars of all universities attended. Two confidential letters of reference sent directly by the referees to the School of Architecture (please use one of the following): Confidential Report on Applicant Form or Renseignements confidentiels sur le candidat.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
  • Portfolio

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 23, 2015