The curriculum in this Department provides an integrated education in solid mathematics, basic sciences, soft skill general education, engineering sciences, and architectural engineering design.
The Architectural Engineering program integrates engineering and architectural design applications across the curriculum, beginning with mechanics of materials in the sophomore year, and continuing with building design studios, and architectural technology, and structural design courses in the junior and senior years. A degree in architectural engineering will prepare students for careers as professional architects, design experts, and other occupations requiring advanced knowledge of structural engineering.
With a degree in Architectural Engineering, you can work as:
Professional Architect: Lead and develop projects from early concept through design development. Prepare drawings, specifications, and construction documents.
Design Expert: Design and document commercial and industrial building projects and Consult with clients to determine their requirements.
Business Architect: Interprets and contextualizes strategy for operational needs, develops specific artifacts such as business capability maps and value streams to help bridge the gap between strategy and execution, and helps streamline and rationalize the IT enablement process.
You can set your study pace according to your circumstances and convenience:
Minimum 4.5 years, upon the successful completion of 12 courses per year.
Standard 5 years, upon the successful completion of 10 courses per year.
Maximum 6 years, upon the successful completion of 8 courses per year.
* This study duration does not include English language courses.
Academic Year Breakdown:
* The start and end dates are subject to changes.
Instructional period of 14 weeks plus a final examination period offered twice a year (referred to as Fall and Spring semester). Additional instructional periods include intersessions and Summer sessions.
The American University of Kurdistan’s annual tuition fees per academic program is 8000$ (for 30 credits). However, self-funded students can benefit from a newly implemented 15% discount on the tuition fees. This discount does not apply to international students. For self-funded students and those awarded Merit Scholarships, the below tuition rates apply:
Annual tuition fees payment
Annual tuition fees payment after 15% discount (NEW)
98.0 – 100
Mustafa Barzani Merit Scholarship
90.00 – 97.99
Chairman Masrour Barzani Merit Scholarship*
80.00 – 89.99
Board of Trustees Merit Scholarship*
The above rates are applicable for students register for courses at AUK from January, 2021.
Annual tuition is based on registration as a full-time student and the successful completion of 30 credits.
National students graduated from one of the following:
High School: Sciencee
The American University of Kurdistan abides by the guidelines of the Ministry for Higher Education of the Kurdistan Regional Government of admission to private universities (No. 13327, date: Sept. 5, 2019) for accepting undergraduate students.
Learn more about admissions requirements for International Students, Transfer of Credits and Readmission.
In case of inquires you can email our admissions office on firstname.lastname@example.org
and/or call us on 07517414102/07517414103 (Viber/WhatsApp), during working hours from Sunday to Thursday, 9:00 am – 2:00pm