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M.Arch

BMSSA offers 2 year Masters of Architecture Programme approved by Council of Architecture, (CoA), Govt. of Karnataka and is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. The M.Arch program awards the students a professional in Urban Design, combining rigorous training of the skills and disciplines with critical and advanced outlook on social and environmental awareness.

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PROGRAM OUTCOMES (PO)

  • HIGHER ORDER OF CRITICAL THINKING - The students are equipped to develop a higher order of critical thinking through extensive reading and by observing peer work and ideas through design demonstration.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - BMSSA instills building close relation with the society through an enriched academic environment and diverse perspective where all individuals can flourish. We commit to serve the society through responsible architectural practices.
  • INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM WORK - Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • THEORETICAL FOUNDATION - The students would be able to understand various theoretical ideologies and principles that play a crucial role in design of cities. They would be in a position to take an ideological stand.
  • INNOVATIVE THINKING -Out of the box thinking is encouraged by aiding the students with necessary hand holding through site visits, special lectures, guest lectures which narrows the gap between academic and profession.
  • USE OF MODERN TOOLS - Application of appropriate techniques, resources and modern tools including prediction and modelling to derive at solutions. use of Various presentation techniques to explain solutions.
  • LIFE LONG LEARNING - Recognise the need for continue learning that readies them for the ever changing technology and social dynamics.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSO)

  • PSO 1 : The students would be able to comprehend the spatial and temporal understanding of a city.
  • PSO 2 : The students would be able to understand and resolve contemporary challenges by dissecting complex layers of social, economic and political layers.
  • PSO 3 : The students would be able to develop a holistic view of the city and its components in the third dimension.
  • PSO 4 : Develop skills of design and intervention in the built environment at varying scales.
  • PSO 5 : The student would be able to execute an urban design project through team work by coordinating with various stakeholder, citizens,, law makers, politicians, urban managers and other professionals.
  • PSO 6 : The students would be able to contribute to the knowledge bank a clearer understanding of Indian cities through research documentation and urban design interventions.

COURSE OUTCOMES (CO)

CORE SUBJECTS

20 UDC 31
URBAN DESIGN - III
  • CO 1 : The students would be able to demonstrate the ability to study urban environment and it's influence by policy and it’s ability to make positive effect on urban environment.
  • CO 2 : Students should be able to demonstrate the design skill and detail at built/ space level.

20 UDC 32
DISSERTATION SEMINAR
  • CO 1 : The students should be able to theorise the urban design issues at different scale.
  • CO 2 : The students should be able to understand the urban design project from beginning to end as comprehensive process as involving multi professional

20 UDC 33
CONTEMPORARY THEORIES OF URBANISM AND ARCHITECTURE
  • CO 1 : The students would be proficient in critically understanding the theories involved in urbanism and architecture
  • CO 2 : The students would be proficient in critically understanding and able to take a position on different theoreticians nd theor theories.

20 UDS 34
INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT PLANNING
  • CO 1 : The students should be proficient in understanding the fundamental concepts/ prospects of infrastructur, transportation planning and it's practise in India.

20 UDS 35
URBAN GOVERNANCE AND PROJECT FINANCE
  • CO 1 : The students will be familiarised with the discipline of Urban Design and also get a fair understanding fo various theories like behavioural/ perceptual approach, morphological approach, functional and temporal approach and environmental approach.

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

20 UDE 36A
URBAN HOUSING
  • CO 1 : Evolution of housing policies in india and critically review the existing policy/framework that influence on housing including housing finance, market price and valuation.
  • CO 2 : Understand the concepts of housing and its access by different socio economic groups.

20 UDE 36B
GIS - II
  • CO 1 : The students would be familiarised to create advanced data models, geographic query and analysis, creating reports for urban design projects.

20 UDE 36C
DATA ANALYTICS
  • CO 1 : The students would have a understanding of various urban systems and management, interdisciplinary methodological skills, principles and application of GIS software. Programming tools for urban analytics, quantitative data analysis, processing quantitative data, sustainable urban features, urban policies and and urban analytics project.