Ph.D. Required Courses

The doctoral candidate is expected to work with a high degree of autonomy, displaying high standards of scholarship and effective and creative self-curation abilities. Candidates should display outstanding skills in the definition, planning and development of their research projects, which in turn should prove relevant and significant contributions to the field of knowledge within current architectural debates. Competence in the understanding and organization of interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary knowledge and its use and interpretation within the disciplinary field of design and architecture, as well as skills in complexity management are expected. Candidates assume professional and ethical responsibilities in research and its applications, and develop their work within the academic codes of conduct.

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ARCH600 PH.D. THESIS IN ARCHITECTURE 0 0 0 130.0
ARCH604 SEMINAR IN ARCHITECTURE 0 0 2 10.0
ARCH615 ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH, METHODS AND ETHICS 6 6 0 14.0
ARCH616 ARCH.RES. II ARCH. RES.: CASE ST. APPRO 6 6 0 14.0
The program also requires 5 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Architecture.
Total minumum credit: 27

Integrated Ph.D. Required Courses

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ARCH504 SEMINAR IN THESIS RESEARCH 0 0 2 10.0
ARCH513

INTRO. TO ARCH. RES.: APPROACHES, METHODS AND ETHICS

3 3 0 10.0
ARCH600 PH.D. THESIS IN ARCHITECTURE 0 0 0 130.0
ARCH615 ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH, METHODS AND ETHICS 6 6 0 14.0
ARCH616 ARCH.RES. II(ARCH.DES.: CASE ST. APPRO 6 6 0 14.0

The program also requires 12 elective course(s) approved by the Department of Architecture.
Total minimum credit: 51
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