Course structure

The two-year Master of Architecture, Building and Planning program comprises: 

  1. Core courses in your chosen track 
  2. Electives in your chosen track 
  3. Electives from the APB or other TU/e departments 
  4. Graduation project


The thesis project is directly related to the department’s research projects and activities. Ass a built environment’s physical lifespan is typically longer than its economic lifespan, a key area of interest is the development of sustainable, flexible, environmentally-friendly, and safe buildings and installations. 

Your research takes place within one of the following programs: 

  • Building Physics and Services 
  • Design and Decision Support Systems 
  • Structural Design 
  • Architecture of the Living City and Urbanisms