Program structure

MASTER IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING

The Master program has a minimum workload of 24 credits, six of which correspond to the Final Project – Dissertation. Of the remaining 18 credits, three (Area 1) or six (Area 2) correspond to compulsory courses. The remaining credits are obtained from elective courses; the student may choose from different research lines. The student has the right to validate the maximum of 06 credits in courses from other programs, according to its statute.

All courses are of a theoretical nature and have 03 credits, each equivalent to 15 hours. Theoretical discipline means addressing contents through lectures, papers and/or complementary research activities.

The workload of the Final Paper (Dissertation) is 6 credits, each equivalent to 45 credits hours.

The total workload of the course is 540 hours distributed over 270 hours corresponding to 18 credits in courses and 270 hours corresponding to 06 credits of Final Dissertation.

It has a minimum duration of 12 (twelve) and maximum of 24 (twenty four) months. The course is quarterly and it has annual selection process with a single entry in June of each year.

DOCTORATE IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING

The Doctorate program has a minimum workload of 48 credits, 12 credits of which correspond to the Final Paper – Thesis. Of the remaining 36 credits, fifteen correspond to two compulsory courses called “Applied Scientific Methodology” (03) and “Thesis Workshops” (06). The remaining credits are obtained from elective courses. Students may choose courses from different lines of research. The student has the right to validate the maximum of 24 credits in courses from other programs, according to its statute.

All courses are theoretical and have 03 credits, each one equivalent to 15 credits hour/class. Theoretical discipline means addressing contents through lectures, papers and/or complementary research activities.

The workload of the Final Thesis is 12 credits, each one equivalent to 45 credits hours.

The total workload of the course is 1080 hours distributed over 540 hours corresponding to 36 credits in courses and 540 hours corresponding to 12 credits of Final Thesis.

It has a minimum of twelve (24) and maximum of 48 (twenty four) months. The course is quarterly and the annual selection process with a single entry in June of each year.