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Architecture, Design and the Built Environment MRes

Architecture, Design and the Built Environment MRes

Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Architectural Design Built Environment (General) Architecture (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This MRes course gives students the opportunity to develop advanced research skills and apply them to an extended research project with either a technical, management or strategic focus. The course is suitable for students who have enjoyed the research components of their undergraduate degree and wish to prepare for a research-based career. It also offers excellent preparation for Doctoral study. Likewise, it is appropriate for people who are already working and who wish to either develop their research skills or undertake a research project to enhance their continued professional development. Depending on your chosen subject area, you will graduate with one of the following qualifications: MRes Architecture, MRes Construction, MRes Real Estate and MRes Product Design. This Masters degree will equip you with the skills necessary to undertake sustained, independent and innovative research.

You will gain the confidence to work in creative and flexible and ways, and develop the ability to plan, produce and present rigorous, independent and theoretically informed studies. It also fosters the development of essential professional skills to enhance your employability, such as self-management, team work, problem solving and communication. The taught components of the course provide a balance between training in interdisciplinary research methods and subject specific research under the supervision of UWE Bristol's active research specialists. The course will prepare you to step into a wide range of research-focused roles across relevant industries. It is designed with the flexibility to allow you to target both skills and subject matter towards a particular career trajectory or to your current employment.

Different course options

Full time | Frenchay Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Research Design and Methodologies covers qualitative and quantitative research methods, their use and analysis.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have an honours degree of 2.1 or above (or the equivalent if it is a non-UK degree) in a relevant subject.

University information

UWE Bristol, (University of the West of England) is one the largest providers of higher education in the UK . Its a progressive and supportive university where collaboration with industry helps them to identify skills shortages, develop courses and provide employment enhancing opportunities for their students. offers postgraduate courses in. Its wide range of postgraduate study options are designed to open up student’s career options and fast...more

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