Admission into the M.Arch (Prof) is limited and by application. Applicants must submit an application to the University on the prescribed NMMU form, by the date stipulated by the University. In addition, applicants must prepare a submission of portfolio for the Department of Architecture, the requirements of which are available from the department.
Selection is based on an applicant's
- design ability,
- academic record, and
- work experience.
Selection is at the discretion of the Department of Architecture Admissions Committee and may include an interview and portfolio examination.
Candidates must have obtained a degree of Bachelor of Architectural Studies or an equivalent undergraduate degree.
INTERVIEWS AND PORTFOLIOS
Applications are evaluated by the Admissions Committee and a shortlist compiled of candidates considered for admission. The candidates may be invited to a selection interview and entrance examination session during the fourth term of the academic year.
Candidates must attend an interview. Candidates who cannot attend will not be considered for selection. International applicants may apply with a digital portfolio of works and interviewed over internet or video conferencing facility.
The candidates are expected to present a portfolio and design journal which adequate represents the requisite level of competency for admission to the Master's programme. Portfolios and design journals are to be submitted in a bound A3 format and be clearly labelled with the applicant's name and contact details.
DECISION OF THE SELECTION PANEL
Please note that the decisions of the Department of Architecture Admission Committee are final and no correspondence will be entered into with the unsuccessful applicants.