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Taylor’s University – Master of Architecture


Pre-university programmes that bridge the gap between secondary school and university, and prepare students for university.


The Master of Architecture programme is equivalent to Part 2 of the Board of Architects Malaysia or Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) Professional Examination, and is a full-time professional Master’s programme that centres on the advanced study of architecture. It takes on an integrated approach to learning architecture and adopts the teaching philosophy of ‘Design as Research’. Key research areas include Community and Place, Urban Regeneration and Tropical Architecture.
Upon completion of the Master programme, students will be recognised as Graduated Architects and they could further proceed becoming a Professional Architect.

Intake and Duration

Apr 2 years
Aug 2 years

Entry Requirements

Prerequisites Students must pass SPM/O Level with 5 credits, inclusive English and Mathematics. Pass Interview which includes review of Design Portfolio and Personal Statement.
Undergraduate qualifications Bachelor of Science or Arts in Architectural Studies with a minimum CGPA 2.67; Any other qualifications recognised by the Board of Architects Malaysia and Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education; Students must obtain LAM Part 1 exemption/recognition prior to joining to the programme. Minimum six (6) months practical experience after graduating from the first stage of architectural education at a registered architect office, approved architectural related organization or practice within the building industry.
LAM * *The list of registered architect office, approved architectural related organization or practice within the building industry can be obtained from the Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia [LAM] link athttp://portal.lam.gov.my/website_firm_list.php?gtype=ap As evidence, students are to provide a reference letter from the company that clearly indicates the duration of work experience, supported by a company profile, and portfolio of their practical experience.
English requirements For international students: IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 500 (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score)


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Fee Structure(s)


Mode of Study Intake & Duration Fee Structure*
Apr 2 years
Aug 2 years
  • Course Fees - Local RM50,000
  • Course Fees - International USD18,362
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