Good news awaits architectural enthusiasts without an architectural degree. Now, non-architectural students can apply to the CEPT University and learn architecture from their prestigious faculty.
CEPT University has opened its door for students who do not belong to architecture or engineering background. Of the six new PG programmes to be introduced this year, CEPT has opened two Master’s Degree programmes to graduates from any discipline.
The two courses have 12 seats each and the classes will commence from July 2018. Students who belong to non-architectural and non-engineering background will have to go through the interview which will check the aptitude of the applying students, their knowledge, inclination towards the course and previous experience. Such students will be conferred MA degree for the two-year full-time course.
While the Conservation and Regeneration are based on theory and practice of building conservation and conservation led urban regeneration. The eligibility of this course is a graduate degree B.Arch, B. Plan, BID, archaeology, BE/BTech (structural and civil engineering) and Bachelor in Construction Technology.
Whereas students who belong to the background will be selected on the basis of their portfolio and more on architecture perspective. Those who have architecture and engineering background will be conferred with M.Arch. Architectural History and Theory will be open to graduate irrespective of their graduating degree. The programme is intended for architects and graduates from other disciplines interested in advanced training in built environment research.
How will the students benefit?
The Chairman of CEPT University Admissions Committee Subhrangsu Goswami said, “There is a notion among students that CEPT University is only for architecture, design and technology courses.”
“Through these courses, we want to open up doors for students who do not have an architecture or engineering background.” Goswami further added, “Students who join this course will learn from friends more than the teachers. There will be heterogeneity in the class as students from different graduate programme will pursue this course.” The post graduate courses are Architectural History and Theory and Conservation and Regeneration.
Who is this for?
Built upon the strong tradition of research at CEPT University, the programme provides a thorough methodological grounding and critical communication skills essential for contemporary researchers. The programme will be for those aspiring to work as educators in architecture and allied fields, professional researchers and entrepreneurs in the culture and heritage fields.