Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

AUPP offers a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture. The program provides theory and practical skills for a new generation of architects with the goal of leadership in shaping our future living environment.

Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Architecture prepares graduates for success in the architecture world. Students design structures using principles and concepts of historical and modern architecture. They develop skills in using new digital tools and innovative strategies in architectural and urban design and adopt an ecological approach to design sustainable buildings and cities of the future. The graduates are expected to be able to navigate the demands of the profession and the dynamism and challenges presented by the ever-changing environment. This is a five-year program.

Outside the Classroom

As part of the professional learning and growth, architecture students compete in local and international competitions to express their ideas and innovation. In addition, they take a study trip annually. Past trips have been to Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The study trips allow students to learn from well-known infrastructure while having fun.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Arts in Architecture Program offers a diverse range of job opportunities. Graduates are likely to pursue any number of different opportunities over the course of a career including but not limited to architect, real estate developer, interior designer, building surveyor, landscape architect, product or furniture designer , graphic or website designer, computer modeler, researcher or policy maker, historic preservationist city planner, and higher education lecturer.

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

Program Structure Required Total Credits (172)
General Education 31
Architecture Major 123
Electives 18

Architecture Major Courses

Course Code Course Name
ADS 101 Architectural Design Studio I
ADS 105 Architectural Design Studio II
ADS 107 History and Theory of Architecture I
ADS 201 Architectural Design Studio III
ADS 202 Building Control Systems I
ADS 205 Architectural Design Studio IV
ADS 206 Building Materials and Methodology I
ADS 207 History and Theory of Architecture II
ADS 208 Project Management
ADS 210 Structure Principle I
ADS 211 Interior Design
ADS 301 Architectural Design studio V
ADS 302 Digital Modelling & Simulation
ADS 303 Theory of Urban Design & Planning
ADS 305 Architectural Design Studio VI
ADS 306 Building Materials and Methodology II
ADS 310 Structure Principle II
ADS 311 Structure Principle III
ADS 401 Architectural Design Studio VII
ADS 402 Building Control Systems II
ADS 404 Green Design and Urban Planning
ADS 405 Architectural Design Studio VIII
ADS 488 Internship I (Architecture)
ADS 489 Internship II (Architecture)
ADS 501 Advanced Architectural Design


GER 204 Communication in Art/Design
GER 212 Entrepreneurship
GER 314 Building Information Management
GER 504 Professional Practice
ART 210 Drawing I
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