MPhil and PhD

The PhD Programme in Architecture is a four-year research degree offering independent research under the supervision of Faculty members in the Department of Architecture and Division of Landscape Architecture. Major research expertise within the Department includes but is not limited to the following:

  • History and theory of architecture, urbanism and habitation;
  • Built environment and urban landscape for public health and well-being;
  • Architectural and sustainable technologies;
  • Analysis and development of buildings, landscapes and regions with focus on social, cultural, economic, technological, ecological and infrastructural systems; and
  • Urbanism with attention on high-density, compact cities, housing research and design methods.

For more information about ongoing research initiatives within the Department of Architecture and Division of Landscape Architecture, please see our Faculty’s list of research centres as well as the research pages of individual Faculty members:

For enquiries on academic matters, please contact the Chair of Departmental Research Postgraduate Committee (DRPC), Dr. Eunice Seng (

For all other enquiries, please contact DRPC Secretary,  Ms. Eunice Wong ( ) for assistance.