Applicants to the Graduate Diploma in Architecture (GDA) program must have the following requirements:
Current RAIC Syllabus students who have:
may automatically be admitted to the GDA.
All applicants must be proficient in English as specified by the requirements outlined by the Faculty of Graduate Studies
Acceptable Undergraduate Degrees
The following undergraduate degrees are examples of the kinds of credentials that will be considered for admission:
An acceptable undergraduate degree should also include the equivalent of at least 18 credits in design studio courses; 12 credits in building science; and 12 credits in theory or history.
Some students may also request advance standing in the GDA in the form of transfer credits. Transfer credits will only be allowed from equivalent courses at the Masters level. A maximum of six transfer credits would be permitted. The final studio and the professional practice courses are all mandatory.
Updated October 15 2020 by Student & Academic Services