The Architectural, Urban and Interior Design PhD programme from the Politecnico Di Milano promotes studies and research projects concerning the architectural design and composition at different scales – the urban space, the building, the interior space – enhanced by the analysis and interpretation of the contexts, the investigation of history, theory and critical explorations of architectural design, and an open dialogue with the different disciplinary skills called to deal with the complex development of contemporary architecture.
- A 16 years degree in the relevant field from an accredited educational institution, with minimum First division (annual system) or CGPA 3.0/ 4.0 (semester system) and no third division (annual system) or 'D' grade semester system throughout the academic career.
- NTS GAT (general) with minimum score of 50.
- An MS/ M.Phil degree with Thesis of 06 credit hours or its equivalent degree with thesis of 06 credit hours, in the relevant field from an accredited educational institution, with minimum CGPA 3.0/ 4.0 (semester system) or 70% marks (annual system) and no third division (annual system) or 'D' grade (semester system) throughout the academic career.
- GRE (subject) as per HEC policy or NTS GAT (subject) with minimum score of 60.
- The duration of studies for MPhil degree shall be not less than 2 years and not more than 4 years.
- The duration of studies for PhD degree shall be not less than three years and not more than five years.
- An MPhil scholar will have to complete minimum of 30 credit hours by undertaking 24 credit hours course work from approved Scheme of Studies and 06 credit hours of MPhil Thesis.
- A PhD scholar shall have to complete 18 credit hours of graduate level course work from approved Scheme of Studies and 09 credit hours of PhD thesis.
- The registration of PhD thesis of 09 credit hours shall be allowed after the completion of coursework for PhD degree
- If the scheme of courses completed by candidates for their last academic degree in the relevant field does not provide adequate background for the PhD program into which they are seeking admission, they may be required to rectify the deficiency by taking one or more additional courses proposed by the departmental Advisory Committee.