Official Master's degree in poetics of the architectural project

Architectural project theory and architecture

UPC - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

Rs 2,33,771
*Guide price
Original amount in EUR:
€ 3,066
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Important information

Typology Master
Location Barcelona (Spain)
Duration 1 Year
Start October
Credits 60
  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:
  • Credits: 60

Official Master's degree that aims to study the poetics, ethics and epistemology of design in architecture in depth. The work of well-known authors of reference are examined and the idea of function, however ambitious it may be, is restored at the centre of the architectural project.


Where and when

Starts Location
Barcelona, Spain
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Starts October
Barcelona, Spain
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

European bachelor's degree or equivalent (Architecture, Engineering, etc.) which must be accredited if it was obtained at a university not belonging to the European Educational Space.

What you'll learn on the course

Resources for research in architecture
Theoretical basics of the modern project
Analysis of works and projects
Modern form
Architecture from the historic and social environment
Project and analysis
Architecture in mass society

Course programme

First four-month period (from October to January)Common core:
  • Information resources for research in architecture
  • Theoretical basics of the modern project
  • Cultural context and project
  • Analysis of works and projects
  • Project and mass society
Second four-month period (from February to June)Intensification 1:Modern form
  • Project in practice
  • Construction materials and project materials
  • Research seminar on modern form
Intensification 2:Approaching architecture from the historical and social environment
  • Art of the concept and architecture
  • Architectural project and history of Catalonian urban form
  • Seminar on research subjects
Intensification 3:Project and analysis
  • Analysis as project theory
  • Compared buildings
  • Seminar on instruments of analysis
Intensification 4:Architecture in mass society
  • Culture and mass society
  • Conferences
  • Seminar on critique and project

Additional information

Classes every afternoon from Monday to Friday from 16:00 to 20:00. The master's degree price for foreign students non residents in Spain and non nationals from EU is € 76,65 per credit ECTS. Year 2013-2014.

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