About M.A.#


The field of architecture has been responsible for the setting up and establishment of some of the world's grand pieces landmarks and the field of journalism has brought forth a detailed expression of the beauty, nature and stature of these landmarks. The Faculty of Architecture offers a two year Master of Arts in Architectural Journalism which endeveours to provide the students with an indepth exposure to the power of words in giving shape to a buidling. The program focuses in developing intense skills in design interpretation, perceptual thinking and creative writing, documentation in terms of photography, exploration and research. Students who get to pursue this program have an additional advantage of learning, while commenting on a work of architecture or a design philosophy and it goes on to further develop their sense of aesthetics with an understanding of design concepts. The Faculty has been equipped with state of the art facilities for practical training such as studios which allows the students to enhance their practical skillsets. The students receive guidance and training from an elite league of faculties and experts who nurture the students in the various industry based ways of journalism and architecture. 

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M.A.#Program Outcomes


Why Study M.A.#

The growing scope of architectural projects has created a demand for experts who are skilled in the art of writing, reporting and critiquing architectural landmarks. The program develops individuals who are skilled and trained in the art of writing, analyzing and interpreting relevant information in an effective manner to ensure the highest level of transparency and awareness within the society and the community of architecture.
Journalist

Journalist

An ability to understand various social dynamics and deliver relevant news and information essential for public benefit in relation to architecture.

Public relations specialist

An ability to work and adapt to various social dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with people from various architectural and cultural backgrounds.

Public relations specialist
Reporter

Reporter

An ability to develop effective interview skills, logical and analytical precepts in the context of various subjects and topics relating to architecture

Architectural Journalist

An ability to develop counselling skills, interpersonal abilities and communication skills in areas relating to architectural projects.

Architectural Journalist
Communications Officer

Communications Officer

An ability to acquire mannerism and ethics which are essential for the field and the effective conduct of the regulations.

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)


affiliation

Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate to be eligible for admission to M.A. programme should have passed in the Bachelor Degree Examination in relevant discipline conducted by any recognized University.

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Mode of Admission

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M.A.# feesFees

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M.A.#

₹ 1,00,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

M.A.# CurriculumCurriculum

Approaches to Design History

Architectural Criticism and Journalism

Contemporary Issues in Design & Architecture

Aesthetic Theory for Design and Architecture

Architecture and Culture

Media Workshop

Project: Research and Writing-I

Project: Research and Writing-II

Narratives in Architecture

Reading Urban Historic Surfaces

Elective-I

Elective-II

 

History of Urban Form

Elective-III

Contemporary Issues in Urban Development and Planning

Summer Training & Internship

Contemporary discourses in Design & Architecture

Thesis / Dissertation / Project

Project: Research and Writing-III

Research Seminar and Publication

Philosophies in Architecture

Journalism Article-I

Journalism Article-II

 

 

M.A.# Curriculum Practical Resources


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Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses on the overall development and one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students

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Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands-on experience in various software with high-speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer which

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