School of Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences
We are one of the UK’s top architecture schools. You’ll enjoy the freedom to express yourself and develop the skills you need for your career.
About the course
Course description 2017
The degree is currently validated by the RIBA at Part 2 and prescribed by ARB. Your study will be mainly studio based, with design projects each year. To qualify as an architect, you’ll produce at least one comprehensive design project and a dissertation.
Through our unique live projects you can work with local, regional and international groups on real-life challenges. You could be building, designing urban masterplans or designing in detail.
- Design 1, 2, 3 and 4
- Live Project 1 and 2
- Theory and Research 1 and 2
- Environment and Technology 1 and 2
- Management, Practice and Law 1 and 2
- Dissertation 1 and 2
Examples of optional modules
- Participation in Architecture and Urban Design
- Interactive Urban Visualisation Modelling
- Critical Spatial Theory
- Parametric Architectural Geometry
- Building Information Modelling, Management and Analysis
Teaching and assessment
Our design teaching is studio based with several research-led options. Programmes run by specialist staff link together lectures, studio work and research.
Each module is assessed individually, either by formal written examination or by coursework.
2 years full-time
You’ll need BA Architecture, 2:1 or equivalent, from a RIBA/ARB-approved institution, along with one year in practice. You should have RIBA Part 1 or equivalent.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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You can apply using the School of Architecture's online form.
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