The Faculty of Architecture offers graduate studies in its two graduate schools. The program of the Doctoral School of Architecture leads to the PhD-equivalent degree Doctor of Liberal Arts (DLA). The four year long curriculum strongly focuses on creative architectural design supported by project-based research. Studies in Csonka Pál Graduate School cover a wide range of scientific and engineering topics related to architcture and building such as history of architecture or applied mechanics. The focus of this school is independent research under personal supervision.