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The international MSc Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences programme at TU Delft is especially strong in design, research, management, technology and research-by-design.

The programme is underpinned by the renowned Dutch experience in architecture, spatial planning and the built environment professions, but has an international orientation drawing on the multinational faculty of staff and students. The teaching approach borrows from the Dutch tradition of working in a multi-disciplinary way with students working in groups to create integrated solutions for the built environment.

This programme sets itself apart from other architecture programmes in the diversity of directions available. Blending knowledge and skills from design practice, from the physical and social sciences, technology and engineering, this programme explores innovative ways to create more sustainable development. Students can choose between five tracks: Architecture, Urbanism, Real Estate & Housing, Building Technology and Landscape Architecture.

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instellingTechnische Universiteit Delft
faculteitfaculty of Architecture
diplomaArchitecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences
type opleidingregulier onderwijs
opleidingsduur2 jaar
# credits120 EC
geen numerus fixus
heeft een honours programma

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Hoe is de opleiding opgebouwd?
honours programma

Honours Programme Master

Excellent students can participate in the two-year Honours Programme Master of 20 ECTS.
The programme focusses especially on academic research. In a 'master-apprentice' system, you will set up and carry out your own research linked to one of the current research programmes, under the personal guidance of an experienced researcher. You will carry out targeted (design) research, running parallel to your regular Master's curriculum.
Een Honours Programme is een aanvullend programma voor gemotiveerde en talentvolle studenten.

Er wordt extra inzet van de student verwacht bovenop de reguliere studielast. Studenten worden voor het programma geselecteerd op basis van behaalde studieresultaten en motivatie.
taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet50% zelfstudie
25% theorie
25% praktijk
onderwijsvormencase study, literature study, oral presentation, internship, computer exercise, research, exhibition, research project, excursion, tutorial, lecture, design project, working group, group assignment, portfolio, workshop, poster presentation, self evaluation, individual assignment, practicum, self study, project, seminar
# contacturen15 uur per week


This program has been accredited on 20 by the Dutch-Flamish Accreditation Organization (NVAO) and has received the following grades:

bron: NVAO
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  • - Finland
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  • - Hongarije
  • - Ierland
  • - Italie
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  • - Japan
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  • - Turkije
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track - Architecture

Architects play an important role in determining the design of the built environment.
It is primarily their designs that shape our cityscapes, be they residential neighbourhoods, houses, offices, shopping centres, museums, town halls, airports, stadia, or theatres. And design is the principal concern of the Architecture Track's. You will learn how to conceive of and to sketch out building projects from a scientific perspective. In so doing, you will have to strike the right balance between structure, form and function. You'll come up against both technical and social challenges.


track - Urbanism

The main role of the urban planner and designer is to integrate interests coming from social-cultural, economic and political perspectives with the natural conditions of the site, with the purpose to
This process is subject to both local and endogenous trends. The former include problems of congestion and mobility, urban renewal and densification, competition for limited space, and other issues of the contemporary urban development. Urban planners/designers need to respond to these local trends taking into account exogenous trends like economic globalization, the consequences of the financial crisis, climate change, demographic trends and the energy transition.

Building Technology

track - Building Technology

Designing and building an innovative and sustainable living environment for tomorrow's world may well be one of humanity's greatest challenges.
Society must create a physical environment to meet current needs, yet simultaneously create a sustainable legacy for future generations. This demands architectural and engineering skills across a broad spectrum. The Building Technology (BT) track prepares the master of science for this challenge. The BT specialisation covers a wide range of architecture-focused technical disciplines that lead to one of the dominant professions of the future: sustainable designer. The goal is to contribute to a sustainable built environment, climate-proof, energy-neutral, with closed material cycles.

Real Estate & Housing

track - Real Estate & Housing

Managing the built environment is a major challenge to be tackled in the 21st century.
Addressing this challenge requires detailed knowledge of real estate supply and demand, and an understanding of how to coordinate building processes and building projects. In the Real Estate & Housing Track, students gain a broad array of skills required to shape and manage our future environments: real estate management, design and construction management, and housing management. Attention will also be paid to your personal management skills.

Landscape Architecture

track - Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture is an independent design discipline related to Urbanism and Architecture.
The landscape architect is a designer of outdoor space: from architectonic ensembles and urban spaces through to large-scale urban, rural and infrastructural landscapes. The landscape design process is a synthesis of art and technology in which consideration is given to the formal, material and cultural qualities of the site. Each project is a unique balance of geometry and geomorphology, artefact and nature, form and function. And because landscapes evolve and land use changes over time, designing with consideration for time and landscape processes is an important part of the discipline.

Toelating en kosten

toelatingstartmoment en kosten

Program start and application deadlines

1 september 2016
deadline aanmelding 1 april 2016
wettelijk tarief : €
instellingstarief : €
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 15000
1 september 2017
deadline aanmelding 1 april 2017
wettelijk tarief : €
instellingstarief : €
niet-EU/EER studenten : €

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Wat kost studeren?

gemiddelde kosten voor een student Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences in Delft

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312kamerhuur in Delftrond het landelijk gemiddelde
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart

€ 1180 aan totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
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bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete 2015
algemeen oordeel3.93.9


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In 2015 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences aan de Technische Universiteit Delft is beoordeeld door 594 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.9 uit 5.


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