MArch Architecture and Town and Regional Planning
School of Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences
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About the course
Course description 2017
This course is a rare opportunity to qualify as both an architect and a town planner. The degree is recognised by the RTPI, validated by the RIBA at Part 2 level and prescribed by ARB.
Your study focuses on a range of themed, design-based studios dedicated to specific areas of practice or research. There are compulsory modules in town planning, humanities, management and building sciences, and an integrated town and regional planning project. To qualify as an architect, you’ll produce at least one comprehensive design project.
- Design 1,2,3 and 4
- Theory and Research
- Environment and Technology 1 and 2
- Management and Practice 1 and 2
- Design Report; Spatial Planning Systems
- Perspectives on Spatial Planning and Development
- Integrated Project for Architects
- Values in Planning
- Research Methods
Examples of optional modules
On this course you will choose one additional module from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning.
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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