Academics

VESCOA offers a five year undergraduate course in Architecture (Bachelor in Architecture – B.Arch.), recognized by the Council of Architecture (COA) and the University of Mumbai and approved by government of Maharashtra.

The course as per University of Mumbai is broadly divided into three categories that are:

  • Design
  • Humanities
  • Technology

Subjects include

  • Architectural Design
  • Allied Design
  • Architectural Theory
  • Architectural Representation & Detailing
  • Building Materials & Construction
  • Environmental Studies
  • History and Humanities
  • Structural Design
  • Professional Practice

The course includes a practical training in Semester VIII in a professional office. At the end of the internship a viva-voce is conducted by external examiners of University of Mumbai. The course ends with a Design Dissertation in Semester X as a part of the University course structure.

Apart from the mandatory courses several extra-curricular courses and activities are offered under Electives and College Projects.

Electives and College projects will include:

  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Origami and Kirigami
  • Carpentry
  • Critical Thinking
  • Model Making
  • Computers
  • Ekistics

Guest faculty members will organised on a monthly basis from varied background and professional level to give exposure to the students

Study tours will be organized every year. Study trips will be taken at Regional, National and International levels. It will be mandatory for all students to be part of the tours.