Program structure

MASTER IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

The Master program has a minimum workload of 24 credits, 06 credits of which correspond to the Final Paper – Dissertation. Of the remaining 18 credits, 03 credits are equivalent to the only compulsory course called “Applied Scientific Methodology”. The 15 remaining credits are made from electives offered in the course; the student can opt for subjects from different research lines. The student is guaranteed the right to validate the maximum of 06 credits in courses from other programs, according to the Bylaws.

All courses are theoretical and have 03 credits, each one equivalent to 15 credits hour/class, as stated in the Bylaws. Theoretical discipline means treating content through lectures, papers and/or complementary research activities.

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

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 Paper.

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 at the beginning of each year.

DOCTORATE IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

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, 15 credits are equivalent to three compulsory courses called “Applied Scientific Methodology” (03), “Instrumentation for the Thesis” (06), and “Workshops for Thesis” (06). The 21 remaining credits are made from electives offered in the course, the student can opt for courses from different lines of research. The student is guaranteed the right to validate the maximum of 24 credits in courses from other programs, according to the Bylaws.

All courses are theoretical and have 03 credits, each one equivalent to 15 credits hour/class, as stated in the Bylaws. Theoretical discipline means treating content through lectures, papers and/or complementary research activities.

The workload of the Final Paper (Thesis) is 12 credits, each one equivalent to 45 credits hour/class.

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 Paper.

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 at the beginning of each year.