Bachelor of Architecture

University of Saint Joseph
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
5 years
January September
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 44,375

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a secondary school diploma that represents the successful completion of 12 years of schooling, or its equivalent, (applicants aged 25, or above, may be exempted from this requirement).
  • Bachelor applicants must be currently enrolled, or have completed, Form 6 / Senior Middle Three / Grade 12 students and be aged 17, or above, at the expected time of enrolment into USJ.
  • Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.
  • Selected applicants may be required to complete an English test and an admission interview.
  • Other tests (e.g. essays or group dynamics and other language placement tests) may be requested of applicants, depending on the selected programme.


Year 1 

  • English I–IV
  • Knowledge And Humanity 
  • Thinking And Reasoning 
  • History Of Architecture 
  • Ergonomics In Architecture 
  • Graphic / Interactive Design 
  • Interior Design 
  • Materials And Methods Of Building 
  • Computer Based Design Modeling 
  • Digital Photography & Video In Architecture 
  • Architectural Studio I & II
  • Ressearch Methods In Architecture And Heritage 
  • Mathematics For Architects I 

Year 2 

  • English V–VIII
  • Life And Science 
  • Lifelab 
  • The Buildings Of Macao 
  • Theory Of Architecture And Design 
  • Design For The Luminous And Sonic Environment 
  • Design For The Thermal And Atmospheric Environment 
  • Architectural Technology 
  • Construction Technology Fundamentals 
  • Architectural Studio III & IV
  • Mathematics For Architects I

Year 3 

  • Portuguese I–IV
  • Macao Studies 
  • Worldlab 
  • History Of Architecture: Contemporary Issues 
  • Advanced Construction Technology 
  • Analysis Of Structures 
  • Virtual Environments 
  • The Evolution Of Urban Landscapes 
  • Architectural Studio V & VI
  • Mathematics For Architects III

Year 4 

  • Putonghua I–IV
  • Building Communities 
  • Directed Reading 
  • Sustainable Building Design 
  • Building Structures And Design For Seismic Protection 
  • Integrated Building Systems 
  • Eco-Architecture And Aesthetics 
  • Issues, Concepts And Principles Of Heritage Conservation 
  • Social And Environmental Impact Assessment 
  • Architectural Studio VII & VIII
  • Management In Architecture And Professional Practice 
  • Project Management In Architecture 
  • Graduation Project I 

Year 5 

  • Design Of Building Structures 
  • Integrated Urban Systems 
  • Graduation Project II
  • Internship 
  • Entrepreneurship In Architecture 
  • Portfolio 

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