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Architectural Research MRes

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Full time | Moulsecoomb Campus | 1 year | 26-SEP-22

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Architecture (General) Research Methods (Science)

Course type


Course Summary


With a focus on building the practice and methods of research in the context of architecture and design, this flexible programme allows you to tailor your studies to your research aspirations and development needs, going beyond what is offered in conventional taught postgraduate courses.

Completion of the programme provides a foundation for future research, whether through progression to doctoral study or via research careers in industry, professional practice or the public sector.

Students progressing from University of Brighton taught postgraduate courses which share optional modules with this MRes may be awarded up to 40 credits of recognised prior learning at Level 7 in lieu of taught modules.

Course content

Learning and teaching methods on taught modules, which vary depending which options are taken, typically include combinations of studio days, lectures, seminars, peer reviews, workshops, group tutorials, one-to-one conversations, and project reviews.?


Our graduates are equipped with a foundation of knowledge for careers in research, industry, the public sector or academia. The MRes provides well-rounded, research-based learning, plus the necessary transferable skills to prepare you for employment.


Architectural Research Project (120 Credits) - Core
Research Practices (20 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

Students need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Students with a degree that does not fall within this category but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered. All applicants should provide a full description of any research projects undertaken, relevant work experience and non-academic qualifications.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offers over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. For students in need of additional financial support, there is a range of...more

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