MArch
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Architecture and Landscape Architecture

School of Architecture, Faculty of Social Sciences

Our innovative dual course gives you a full accredited route to qualify as both an architect and a landscape architect. It is open to students with previous combined or separate degrees in both architecture and landscape architecture.
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Course description

This course is a unique opportunity to qualify as both an architect and a landscape architect. It’s open to students with previous combined or separate degrees in both architecture and landscape architecture. 

The degree is RIBA Part 2 and LI Part 3 accredited and is prescribed by the 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 landscape architecture, humanities, management, building and plant sciences, and an integrated architecture and landscape architecture project.

To qualify you’ll produce at least one comprehensive design project. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with local or regional groups on a real-life challenge through our Live Projects initiative.

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Accreditation

Validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) at Part 2, the Landscape Institute (LI) at Part 3 and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB)

Modules

Core modules

Year 1

  • Design 1 and 2
  • Architectural Research Methods
  • Environment and Technology 1
  • Management and Practice 1
  • Landscape Professional Practice
  • Design Research Study
  • Urban Landscape Planning

Year 2

  • Design 3
  • Live Projects 2
  • Design Manifesto
  • Environment and Technology 2
  • Management and Practice 2
  • Special Project

The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption. We are no longer offering unrestricted module choice. If your course included unrestricted modules, your department will provide a list of modules from their own and other subject areas that you can choose from.

Teaching

Our design teaching is studio based with several research-led options. Programmes run by specialist staff link together lectures, studio work and research.

Assessment

Each module is assessed individually by coursework. 

Duration

2 years full-time

Student profile

Involvement with both courses simultaneously develops a holistic approach to design while giving you knowledge and skills adaptable for all projects. The dual course broadens my career opportunities and strengthens my desire to work in a multidisciplinary practice.

Emma Koch
BA Architecture and Landscape, MArch Architecture and Landscape

Entry requirements

You'll need a BA Architecture and Landscape Architecture combined degree, or BA Architecture and a separate BA Landscape Architecture, 2:1 or equivalent, from a RIBA/ARB/LI-approved institution, along with 9 months in practice. You should have RIBA Part 1 or equivalent.

We will ask to see your design portfolio.

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications.

If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the department.

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Find out how to apply on the School of Architecture's website:

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Contact

architecture-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 0349

Any supervisors and research areas listed are indicative and may change before the start of the course.

Recognition of professional qualifications: from 1 January 2021, in order to have any UK professional qualifications recognised for work in an EU country across a number of regulated and other professions you need to apply to the host country for recognition. Read information from the UK government and the EU Regulated Professions Database.

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