The bachelor in Architecture (BAArch) provides students with a comprehensive set of skills, competencies, and knowledge with the aim of preparing them for a career in Architecture.
The objective is to create critical thinkers, who are intellectually acute, socially aware, and technically skilled architects that can meaningfully contribute to contemporary architectural discourse. A strong design-based education equips students with both a hands-on approach and advanced knowledge and understanding of cutting-edge digital tools and technologies. Global issues are addressed, along with local conditions of culture, climate, local industry, and social needs.
Ecological and sustainable thinking is highly valued, providing the necessary tools of context, comprehension, and application of social, environmental, and cultural aspects. The bachelor in Architecture (BAArch) caters to diversity, enabling students to prepare complex design projects of various scales and in diverse contexts.
The bachelor's at the University of Nicosia in Architecture (BAArch) acknowledges that design teaching is central to architectural education and is characterized by a strong emphasis on critical thinking, positive and constructive reasoning and rationality, and on creative and reflective thought.
Design is considered the core skill of the architect. The bachelor in Architecture (BAArch) develops around five thematic headings: design, technology, history and theory, communication, and management & practice. Design projects aim to integrate all thematic positions into the process of design thinking and to develop the student's skill of combining and assimilating complex and multiple components of information and knowledge into the project proposal.
First and second-year courses are also offered in Greek.