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Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.


Qualification type

MArch - Master of Architecture

Subject areas

Architecture (General)

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

In this course you will gain advanced understanding of how architecture can engage with and improve our changing world. Hone your skills, knowledge and thinking to RIBA and ARB Part 2 level. Test your work in the public domain through live projects. Explore architecture as a tool to create more sustainable, inclusive and resilient places. Immersed in our design studio, we will help you become the architect you aspire to be.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

ARCH652A Detailed Design - Core

This module builds on the urban strategy identified in ARCH651A to develop an integrated detailed architectural design, including its spatial-form, technical strategies, and a building programme responsive to cultural, ecological, economic, political and social issues. Within the context of this work students will identify and explore the theoretical context that informs their work.

ARCH651A Inception and Strategic Design - Core

This module will enable students to position themselves within a contextual and theoretical framework. This exploration will be pursued through group investigation of a given place and will include study of precedents, identification of project sites and briefs and individual development of urban design and technical strategies for a chosen site and brief.

ARCH654A Urban Methodologies - Core

The Module will offer a broad introductory overview of the theories related to the issues related to the understanding and the design of urban space. The module introduces students to methodologies for understanding and analysing urban space. Students are required to undertake a case study of an urban setting and contextualise this by demonstrating a critical awareness of the broader issues in relation to urban design and planning.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

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


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

A degree classification but applicants with a lower degree and a good portfolio will also be considered.

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