Bachelor of Architecture Engineering (BAE)

Architecture develops ideas and forms that enrich experience and imagination concerning environmental, social, and economic realities.

Studying with us, you will build the discipline and creativity required to make a meaningful contribution to the field. Inspired by our Learning-By-Making tradition, your studies will be hands-on and filled with authentic interactions and real-world scenarios.

Our program includes architectural design methodologies, histories and theories of architecture, construction techniques and building performance, professional and ethical studies, and design projects and communication. It will allow you to develop skills and practices that enable entry into design practice and a pathway to the profession.

Whether you want to get into the workforce as fast as you can or want a balanced study load to fit around other commitments, we have an option to suit your lifestyle.

  • Gain a qualification recognised by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai and all the professional bodies in business and economics in Iran and the world.
  • Learn from the best with industry experts and teaching staff recognised as international leaders in their field.
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Student enrolment questions and advice

Mr Jalal Merrikhi

Student adviser

Ms Mahzad Zareifard

Course Coordinator (Iran)

Dr Kaveh Bazrafkan

Course Coordinator (Dubai)

Dr Pooria Hafiz

The Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering at Islamic Azad University (IAU)-UAE Branch program aims to present a combination package of many architectural subjects. The program aims consist of presenting a series of following skills and valuable knowledge.

  • The program aims to prepare the graduates to engage with architectural practice and profession through comprehensive and cognitive knowledge in environment and ecology, socio-cultural conditions, construction techniques, drafting, detailing and building standards, designing practice processes and theories, programming, and building science.
  • The program aims to familiarise students with design and construction through a teamwork-oriented study approach regarding the environment, ecology, socio-cultural values and ethics in architecture, and sustainable changes.
  • The program aims to develop students’ analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, critical thinking abilities, communicative skills, practical skills, and conceptual skills in various contexts and conditions in architecture.

The Bachelor of Architecture Engineering is a pre-professional course designed to ensure our graduates have the competencies necessary to gain admission to the Master of Architecture and equivalent courses in design fields.

Core units within the program develop rigorous and creative thinking and provide a grounding in sustainable and ethical practice. General Electives enable you to design your portfolio and skillset, allowing entry into careers and pathways in your field of interest.