Program Profile

Qualification Awarded

Doctoral Program (PhD) in Architecture

Level Of Qualification

PhD(3nd Cycle)

Language

Greek/English

Mode of Study

Full Time or Part Time

Offered by

Department of Architecture

The aim of the Program is to provide candidates with the opportunity to develop high quality research so that through specialized expertise, scientific knowledge is established and academic and research standards are promoted within the framework of the distinction of the academic prestige of the Department, the School and the University.

The PhD program in Architecture aims to develop and disseminate new knowledge with a focus on the research fields of Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Historical Constructions and of Environmental and Sustainable Design. It may also concern other fields of Architecture.

Scientific knowledge and research in the field of Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Historical Structures and Sets has been cultivated over the past five years by the Department of Architecture in the framework of the postgraduate program of the same name. There is now the need and maturity of both the Department and the academic staff for potential students to deepen their doctoral research in these fields.

Respectively, knowledge and research in the field of Environmental and Sustainable Design and Planning, both at the level of individual buildings and at the level of planning units and complexes, has been cultivated through the strand of Sustainable Built Environment within the postgraduate program in Energy Engineering, in which staff of the Department participated over the last three years. There is also the need and maturity of both the Department and the academic staff and the potential students to deepen their doctoral research in these fields.

The Department is also developing other fields of Architectural Science, such as building design, architectural technology and digital design, which will soon also create the background for doctoral research.

Key Learning Outcomes

Your Future Career

Upon completion of the Graduate Program, graduates will have a coherent body of knowledge and skills in conservation and restoration of historical buildings and monuments or environmental-bioclimatic design or other relevant academic fields. They will also be familiar with scientific research methods and have gained practical experience. It is noted that in recent years it has been observed that the need for research documentation and support of professional practice is growing. All these will allow them to have a wide range of options for professional employment in the following areas of employment in Cyprus: