Completion Requirements

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Independent Design Thesis: The Independent Design Thesis project is the culmination of the Architectural Studies at Frederick University. It is a synthetic work with a high level expectation of exploratory, analytic and synthetic approach. Independently of the selected topic, the Design Thesis project should lead to a completed and high expectancy result, taking into consideration of all the parameters that constitute an architectural project, that is to say from the functional approach of the composition, to the integration to the environment, the bioclimatic output, the constructional plenitude and possibility, the artistic and aesthetic value etc.

Graduation Requirements

Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 300 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of the Program have access to MA/ MPhil programs in Architecture or relevant disciplines

Contact Information

Prof. Panayiotis Touliatos
Head of Department of Architecture
Frederick University
Address: 13 Dimitriou Hamatsou Str.
Pallouriotissa, Nicosia 1040
Cyprus
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Semester breakdown

Course Structure Diagram


SEMESTER 1
CodeNameECTS
AENG121ENGLISH FOR ARCHITECTS I2
APX101ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I12
APX111ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS I4
APX112ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS II4
APX131ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY I5
APX132STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE I3
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 2
CodeNameECTS
APX102ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN II12
APX113ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS III5
APX121INTRODUCTION TO THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE3
APX133ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY II5
APX134STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE II5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 3
CodeNameECTS
APX201ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN III12
APX211DIGITAL TOOLS I5
APX221HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I5
APX231ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY III5
APX232STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE III3
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 4
CodeNameECTS
APX202ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN IV12
APX212DIGITAL TOOLS II5
APX222HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II5
APX234STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE IV3
APX235BIOCLIMATIC ARCHITECTURE Ι5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 5
CodeNameECTS
APX301ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN V12
APX311DIGITAL TOOLS III5
APX321LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE5
APX322ART AND SPACE3
APX334RESTORATIONS I5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 6
CodeNameECTS
APX302ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VI12
APX312ACOUSTICS AND LIGHTING5
APX323URBANISM I5
APX335RESTORATIONS II5
APXE_3ARCHITECTURE ELECTIVE3
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 7
CodeNameECTS
APX403INTEGRATED STUDIO I12
APX411PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE5
APX421URBANISM II5
APX432BIOCLIMATIC ARCHITECTURE ΙI5
APXE_3ARCHITECTURE ELECTIVE3
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 8
CodeNameECTS
APX404INTEGRATED STUDIO II12
APX423URBANISM III5
APX424INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH3
APX433CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY5
FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 9
CodeNameECTS
APX501DIPLOMA PROJECT I12
APX521RESEARCH PROJECT10
APXE_3ARCHITECTURE ELECTIVE3
FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 10
CodeNameECTS
APX502DIPLOMA PROJECT II18
APX522DESIGN METHODOLOGY12
TOTAL30



 

Admission Requirements

Specific Admission Requirements

Graduates from a six-year high school, based on the High school Diploma, a transcript of records, portfolio, interview and written examination on physics and geometry basics, written expression, sketching and drawing.

Recognition of Prior Learning

There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.

Courses

Qualification Requirements

The Program is based on the ECTS credit accumulation mode of study. Students can be awarded the BA in Architecture upon completion of 240 credits and/ or the Professional Degree in Architecture upon completion of 300 ECTS. These credits are allocated to compulsory and elective courses as shown in the table below. The list of compulsory and elective courses is provided in the Program’s course structure.

Module GroupECTS
Required Courses281
Architectural Electives9
Free Electives10
TOTAL300

Required Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 281 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 AENG121ENGLISH FOR ARCHITECTS I22
2 APX101ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN I120 + 12
3 APX102ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN II120 + 12
4 APX111ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS I40 + 4
5 APX112ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS II40 + 4
6 APX113ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS III50 + 4
7 APX121INTRODUCTION TO THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE32
8 APX131ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY I52 + 2
9 APX132STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE I32
10 APX133ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY II52 + 2
11 APX134STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE II53
12 APX201ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN III120 + 12
13 APX202ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN IV120 + 12
14 APX211DIGITAL TOOLS I50 + 4
15 APX212DIGITAL TOOLS II50 + 4
16 APX221HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE I54
17 APX222HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE II54
18 APX231ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY III52 + 2
19 APX232STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE III32
20 APX234STRUCTURES IN ARCHITECTURE IV32
21 APX235BIOCLIMATIC ARCHITECTURE Ι52 + 2
22 APX301ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN V120 + 12
23 APX302ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN VI120 + 12
24 APX311DIGITAL TOOLS III50 + 4
25 APX312ACOUSTICS AND LIGHTING52 + 2
26 APX321LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE51 + 2
27 APX322ART AND SPACE32
28 APX323URBANISM I52 + 2
29 APX334RESTORATIONS I52 + 2
30 APX335RESTORATIONS II52 + 2
31 APX403INTEGRATED STUDIO I120 + 8
32 APX404INTEGRATED STUDIO II120 + 8
33 APX411PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE53
34 APX421URBANISM II52 + 2
35 APX423URBANISM III52 + 2
36 APX424INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH32
37 APX432BIOCLIMATIC ARCHITECTURE ΙI52 + 2
38 APX433CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY52 + 2
39 APX501DIPLOMA PROJECT I120
40 APX502DIPLOMA PROJECT II180
41 APX521RESEARCH PROJECT102 + 8
42 APX522DESIGN METHODOLOGY120 + 10

Architectural Electives Modules

The student must successfully complete 9 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 APXE11DIGITAL TOOLS IV30 + 3
2 APXE12ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS IV 30 + 3
3 APXE13DIGITAL TOOLS V30 + 3
4 APXE14PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE33
5 APXE15FURNITURE AND PRODUCT DESIGN33
6 APXE16EXHIBITION DESIGN33
7 APXE21ARCHITECTURE AND TOURISM 31 + 2
8 APXE22THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE II33
9 APXE23URBANISM IV31 + 2
10 APXE24CULTURAL LANDSCAPES 31 + 2
11 APXE25CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTS33
12 APXE26ARCHITECTURE AND MODERNISM 31 + 2
13 APXE27CONTEMPORARY ART 32 + 1
14 APXE28VISUAL ARTS IN PUBLIC SPACE30 + 3
15 APXE31PASSIVE CLIMATIC DESIGN III31 + 2
16 APXE32ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY VII31 + 2
17 APXE33PASSIVE CLIMATIC DESIGN IV31 + 2
18 APXE34ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY VIII31 + 2
19 APXE35ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY IX31 + 2

Free Electives Modules

Free Elective is subject offered by department of the University for which a student is qualified to register

 

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