Kingston University

Kingston University

Architecture

This course is structured to allow you the maximum opportunity to explore design through the thoughtful engagement with site, precedent and materials, to build upon your previous education and practice, to develop individual strengths, to explore theoretical issues and to gain familiarity with UK practice. The admission criteria are set to ensure that only those with appropriate previous educational achievement within the discipline and who are capable of independent study will be admitted.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree and evidence of a range of experience in either architectural practice or an allied design or construction environment; ARB/RIBA Part 2 or equivalent is preferred; interview and portfolio; applicants whose 1st language is not English require Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: Research contexts for architecture; design research (context); design research (process); MArch (design) thesis (design resolution); material research; MArch (design) thesis (environmental integration); MArch (design) thesis project. Optional modules: computing for design; history and theory; philosophy and critique; context of sustainability; conservation and heritage; material resolution; design control and management; sustainable cities; landscape and urbanism theory; applying technology; live project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by design coursework plus a design thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Knights Park Kingston upon Thames KT1 2QJ South East

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