Programme: MArch

Code Faculty
12252025 Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 180
Mr RJ van Rensburg
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Dr N Botes
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Programme information

By virtue of a dissertation and examination.

Refer to G Regulations G.30 to G.40 and G. 50 to G.54.

Admission requirements

Candidates who wish to research a topic within the discipline of architecture and who are in possession of

(i) a BArch or equivalent degree of four years or more;


(ii) an honours degree in Architecture BArchHons or equivalent;


(iii) a three-year degree with Design as major component and who successfully complete supplementary modules with the weighting equivalent of an honours degree as prescribed by the Head of Department;


(iv) who are deemed adequate by the Head of Department in consultation with the Dean and obtained (where necessary) the approval of Senate and complying with whatever additional requirements may be prescribed are admitted for the degree Master of Architecture (by research).

Examinations and pass requirements

After a minimum of one year of registration, the student is to submit a dissertation for examination and have an oral examination of the dissertation in the related field of study.

Awarding of the degree

The Master of Architecture degree is conferred on students obtaining a minimum of 50% for both the dissertation and oral examination.

Research information

The G Regulation G.39.12 applies.

Pass with distinction

The Master of Architecture degree is conferred with distinction on students obtaining a minimum of 75% for both the dissertation and the oral examination.

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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