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Architectural Design
Advanced Architectural Design MA
Advanced Architectural Design MA

Advanced Architectural Design MA

  • ID:UH440285
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience may be accepted, subject to approval.
  • International students with qualifications in 'creative' or ‘practice' subjects should submit a portfolio of work with their application.
  • All suitably qualified applicants are normally interviewed or considered for admittance under alternative arrangements. Interview will be by portfolio of practice based and/or theoretical work and a statement of intent.

English Requirement  

  •  IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Course Information

The course focuses on providing students with the competencies necessary for successful architectural design.

It encompasses advanced issues of design problem solving including:

  • aesthetics
  • sustainability
  • urban design
  • architectural theory
  • briefing development
  • design information management
  • the use of advanced digital skills to support design development
  • support for clients to ensure the successful delivery of benefits.

This course provides students with the opportunity to get a well-rounded experience in architecture and is one of a number of courses operating within the Master’s suite in the School of Art, Design and Architecture which aims to encourage cross-disciplinary interactions.

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Core modules

  •  Advanced Architectural Design
  •  Integrated Urban Design and Architecture
  •  Research Methods
  •  Major Project

Optional modules:

  •  Advanced Architectural Technologies


  •  Architectural Practice Management and Law


  •  Theories of Contemporary Architecture Urbanism and Landscape Architecture


  •  Advanced 3D Digital Design


  •  Lean and BIM in Construction Projects


  •  BIM at the Project Level: Collaborative Approaches


  •  Advanced Procurement in Construction
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

After studying within the subject area of Architecture and Construction, a few of our graduates who have gone on to be successful include: Architect at Farrell and Clark LLP; Consultant for WYG Group; Architectural Assistant for GPS, Urban Edge, Insights Architects Ltd, Simpson Haugh and Partners; Project Development Assistance for Renaissance Construction; Senior Architect for Atkins*

*Source: LinkedIn

**Percentage of our postgraduate students who go on to work and/or further study within fifteen months of graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2017/18, UK domiciled graduates).

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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