Faculty of Architecture - Study offer
Bachelor Degree, BSc – Course Description
Silesian University of Technology is one of the few universities in Poland that gives the opportunity to study Architecture in English.
The First cycle of study (Bachelor degree) may be taken by candidates who have successfully passed the qualification procedure. Study is provided daily, while all classes (lectures, design studio sessions, laboratories) are provided in English. The program is based on the standards specified in the Regulation of the Minister of Science and Higher Education issued on September 29, 2011, concerning the educational standards for specific majors of architecture. Graduates receive comprehensive education in architecture, including architectural and urban design. First-degree course ends with an engineering project and diploma exam. Those enable graduate to obtain professional architectural engineer title.
Further education opportunities: full-time second-degree studies.
Profile of graduate – 1st cycle of study
Graduates possess basic skills in the field of architectural and urban design, as well as knowledge of history and theory of architecture and city planning, elements of fine arts, construction, building technologies and physics. Graduates are acquainted with building law and technical regulations, organizational methods, investment process, as well as basic knowledge of building code, economics, organization of investment and design processes in Poland and other member states of the European Union. The graduate knows a chosen foreign language up to the B2 level of fluency. Graduate is prepared to pursue second-degree studies or undertake Professional activities in the field of architectural design or city planning as an assistant, as well as in execution and supervision of construction.
Master Degree , MSc – Course Description
The second cycle of study (Master degree) may be taken by candidates who have successfully passed the qualification procedure. Study is provided daily and all classes (lectures, design studio sessions, laboratories) are provided in English. Study program is created according to standards specified in the Regulation of the Minister of Science and Higher Education issued on September 29, 2011, concerning educational standards for specific majors of architecture. Graduates receive comprehensive knowledge of architecture, including architectural and urban design. The course of study ends with master's design thesis and diploma exam.
Profile of graduate – 2nd cycle of study
Graduates possess knowledge and skills within the scope of architectural design, city planning and conservationist design, as well as spatial planning, history and theory of architecture, theory of city planning, chosen elements of fine arts, technical sciences connected with architecture, as well as humanities. Graduates understand the role of architectural profession in society and its effects on the quality of environment. The graduate is prepared to undertake creative activities within the scope of design, both architectural and city planning. They are also prepared to obtain Professional licenses required by law, fulfil independent roles in building projects, design and manage construction work, especially architectural tasks, coordinate work in groups consisting of experts of various professions, conduct project management of architectural and city planning offices, independently manage a business entity and conduct research work. The graduate is prepared to work in architecture, city planning design and administrative offices of state and local authorities, scientific research institutes, as well as research and development centres and entities providing consultation services.