Bachelor of Architecture

//Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture 2018-08-11T06:28:21+00:00

Overview

Bachelors in Architecture, the PCATP (Pakistan Council of Architects & Town Planners) recognized degree in private sector in Pakistan is a five years professional degree program. Architecture program consists of course work in design, building structure, structural engineering and architectural history. The program would be complemented with professional practices and elective courses. For starters without any prior knowledge of the field, course work in Calculus, Physics, Computers, Statistics and Fine Arts, architectural history, studio and building science is required. Some architecture programs allow students to specialize in a specific aspect of architecture, such as architectural technologies, digital media, landscape history, interior design etc.

Roadmap

Student must study 178 credit hours and 52 courses including the final year thesis project.

Semester 1
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 111 Basic Studio 1 6
Arch 112 Graphics and Model Making – 1 2
Arch 113 Materials and Construction – I 2
Arch 114 History of Art & Architecture – I 2
Eng Freshman English 3
Hum Islamiat & Pak Sdtudies 1 3

Semester 2
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 121 Basic Studio -2 6
Arch 122 Graphics and Model Making – 2 2
Arch 123 Materials and Construction -2 2
Arch 124 History of Art & Architecture -2 2
Arch 125 Thermal Comfort 3
Eng English Communication 3

Semester 3
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 231 Architectural Design Studio III 8
Arch 232 Graphics and Model Making – III 2
Arch 233 Topographical Survey 2
Arch 234 History of Art & Architecture – III 2
Arch 235 Advance Thermal Comfort 3
Arch 236 Architectural Structures 1 2
Hum Islamiat & Pak Studies 2 3

Semester 4
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 241 Architectural Design Studio IV 8
Arch 242 Computer Applications 2
Arch 243 Materials And Construction – III 2
Arch 244 History of Art & Architecture – IV 2
Arch 245 Engineering Design Systems 1 2
Arch 246 Architectural Structures – II 2

Semester 5
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 351 Architectural Design Studio V 8
Arch352 Introduction to Autocad 2
Arch 353 Materials and Construction – IV 2
Arch 354 Theories of Architecture I 3
Arch 355 Engineering Design Systems II 2

Semester 6
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 361 Architectural Design Studio VI 8
Arch 362 Advance Autocad 2
Arch 363 Interior Design 3
Arch 364 Theories of Architecture II 3
Arch 365 Engineering Design Systems III 2
Eng Technical Report Writing 2

Semester 7
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 471 Architectural Design Studio VII 8
Arch 472 Urban Design & Planning 1 2
Arch 473 Landscape & Environment 3
Arch 474 Architecture in Pakistan 3
Arch 475 Elective 1 (3 D Modeling & Animation) 2

Semester 8
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 481 Architectural Design Studio VIII 8
Arch 482 Urban Design & Planning II 2
Arch 483 Urban Sociology 3
Arch 484 Architectural Research Methods 3
Arch 485 Elective II ( Estimation & Specification for Architects) 2

Semester 9
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 591 Thesis Research Project 8
Arch 592 Professional Practice 3
Arch 593 Elective III (Project and Site Managerment) 2

Semester 10
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR HOURS
Arch 501 Thesis Design Project 12
Arch 502 Elective IV 2
Arch 503 Housing Community Development 2

Eligibility Criteria

For all Bachelor Programs offered by Department of Architecture and Department of Fashion Design
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • 50% marks or 2nd division in F.Sc./FA/I.Com./A level* or equivalent.

Assessment

  • A semester is a sixteen weeks of continuous studies.
  • As per HEC requirement, fifty minutes of class lecture or 100 minutes of supervised lab work done during sixteen weeks of a semester is called a credit hour.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) is a number that indicates a student’s average grade.
GPA GRADE
GPA 4.0 A
GPA 3.0 B
GPA 2.0 C
GPA 1.0 D
  • Cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is the overall GPA earned by the student during the entire tenure of studies. Bachelors (Hons) students are required to obtain a CGPA of 2.0 to graduate.
  • The total number of 40 to 42 courses with a total of 132 credit hours are required to complete a 4-year Bachelor degree program. Additionally, 6 to 12 credit hours of project work is required.
  • Students have to repeat courses with lower GPA to reach a CGPA of 2.0.
  • There are two exams conducted during each semester: mid-term and final-term.
EXAM PERCENTAGE(%)
Mid-Term 30%
Final-Term 50%
Class Attendance 10%
Assignment,Quizzes 10%
  • No supplementary tests are conducted. Students failing in a subject are required to repeat the entire course.
  • Students found guilty of cheating are fined Rs. 10,000 and are required to repeat the course.
  • Student can freeze their semesters by submitting an application to the Director of Student Affairs. A maximum of three semesters can be frozen.
  • Students must report back within the given time failing which their admission will be cancelled.
  • The fee to freeze a semester is Rs. 2,500.
  • Fee deposited for a particular semester cannot be ‘carry-forward’ for another semester even if the student opts to use the freeze option.

Fee Structure

Admission Fee 2018-07-24T10:26:08+00:00
Admission Fee
Admission Fee (One time Charges at the time of admission) 25000 (For all degree programs)
Faculty of Art & Design 2018-07-24T10:22:39+00:00
FACULTY OF ART & DESIGN
Undergraduate Programs Semester Fee Total Fee
Bachelor of Architecture 90,000 900,000
Bachelors of Building & Construction 60,000 480,000
Bachelors of Fashion Design 60,000 480,000
Bachelor of Interior Design 60,000 480,000
Bachelor of Textile Design 60,000 480,000
Graduate Programs    
Master of Architecture 60,000 240,000
Master of Building & Construction 60,000 240,000
Master of Fashion Design 60,000 420,000
Master of Interior Design 60,000 420,000
Master of Textile Design 60,000 420,000

Note:

1. Fee for the first semester is payable at the time of admission.
2. Fee for subsequent semesters is payable on first Saturday of December and May.
3. Separate per course fee is charged for Summer Semester that is payable at the time of enrolment.
4. Fee bills are distributed to students in classes and are also available at the accounts office. They can also be printed from the Student portal when the fee becomes due.
5. It is the responsibility of the student to submit the fees before the last date.
6. After due date fine will be charged for late payments
7. Students failing to clear the fee within two weeks past the due date will be denied entry into the campus.
8. Students will not to be allowed to sit in the exam if their dues are not clear

Employment Scope

  • Architect
  • Architectural technologist
  • Interior and spatial designer
  • Building surveyor
  • Commercial/residential surveyor
  • Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer
  • Landscape architect
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Production designer, theatre/television/film
  • Structural engineer
  • Town planner