Master Programme

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

2 Years (Evening) English Ilha Verde Campus 


This programme will prepare you for a career as a professional architect.

The Master of Architecture provides students with the opportunity to expand their creative abilities, technical skills, and professional knowledge necessary to become effective and respected architects in Macao and on the world stage.

This is a comprehensive master’s programme that covers topics ranging from digital design techniques, heritage conservation, construction documentation, management and entrepreneurship, urbanism and architectural research, with an appreciation of sustainability and the local/global context. The programme culminates in a major research and design project and dissertation, paving the way for a professional path of excellence in the field of architecture.

The programme coordinator is Nuno Soares.

During the two years of evening course work, Master of Architecture students hold full-time student status.

Student Experience

  • Students learn to design according to international standards while being grounded in the local context
  • Students have access to Architecture Studios and Specialised Fabrication Labs
  • Students learn among internationally recognised professionals, providing the opportunity to develop architectural skills in a global context

Career Opportunities

  • Architect
  • Interior designer
  • Urban designer
  • Construction manager
  • Architectural historian

Typical Applicants

  • Have a strong interest in the built environment
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree related to architectural studies
  • Have a portfolio of creative work (required)

Admissions Information >

Study plan & description of modules

For the programme’s government approval [in Chinese and Portuguese] click here.

Please click on any specific module below to see its description.


Year 1
2.00 credits
2.00 credits
2.00 credits
Year 2
3.00 credits
14.00 credits