Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Architecture

The Liverpool School of Art and Design, supported by experts in this academic field, offers you a development opportunity to creatively engage in a truly interdisciplinary and project-orientated architectural study. - Course offered full-time (2 years) and part-time (4 years) - A long standing and nationally respected programme that has been fully validated and externally accredited for over 40 years - the 2017 programme revalidation commended the MArch programme for its focus on a range of urban design projects - Develop your work in state-of-the-art workspaces and facilities within the RIBA award-winning John Lennon Art and Design Building in the heart of Liverpool's Knowledge Quarter - Internationally excellent research informs the curriculum and underpins teaching - Postgraduates are highly sought after by employers and over 95% are in work or further study six months after graduation - The School of Art and Design offers a unique collaborative environment for postgraduate students.

Entry requirements

Master of Architecture - MArch: You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree in Architecture to attend an interview Additional information Assessment of suitability to the course may also be undertaken by review of a portfolio of work and an interview Students with first degrees without RIBA/ARB Part 1 exemption should be aware that the MArch awards exemption from RIBA / ARB Part 2 only. If you wish to register as an Architect in this country or become an RIBA Chartered architect you will have to acquire RIBA / ARB Part 1 separately IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international Master of Architecture - MArch: Applicants should have completed a first degree (minimum award 2.2) in Architecture. Assessment of suitability to the course may also be undertaken by review of a portfolio of work and an interview. Overseas applicants whose first language is not English are required to have attained a recognised English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (minimun of 5.5 in each component).

Course modules

Master of Architecture - MArch: Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Theory and Research 1 (30 credits) Theory and Research 2 (20 credits) Specialist Study (30 credits) Urban Design Project 1 (30 credits) Urban Design Project 2 (30 credits) Architectural Design Project (30 credits) Thesis Project (60 credits) Management Practice and Law (10 credits) Master of Architecture - MArch: Please see guidance below on core modules for further information on what you will study. Level 7 •Theory & Research 1 •Specialist Study •Urban Design Project 1 •Architectural Design Project Theory & Research 2 •Urban Design Project 2 •Thesis Project •Management, Practice & Law

Assessment methods

Master of Architecture - MArch: To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. This is a project-oriented course. You will develop design ideas in the studio, guided by semester tutors and, at regular intervals, by joint review panels of design tutors and external critics who will comment on your progress. Teaching is intensive and you will learn via one-to-one and group discussions plus regular presentations of work, so that continuous group and self-assessment is built into your course. The environmental, structural and constructional aspects of your design projects will be assessed in technical workshops. You will also need to submit: written, drawn and modelled coursework submissions, a written and illustrated dissertation, written and illustrated essays and reports plus reflective statements. Master of Architecture - MArch: The course is project oriented. You will develop design ideas in the studio, guided by semester tutors and, at regular intervals, by joint review panels of design tutors and external critics, who will comment on your progress. Teaching is intensive and you learn by one-to-one and group discussions and regular presentations of work, so that continuous group and self-assessment is built in. Technical workshops explore environmental, structural and constructional aspects of your design projects.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2018 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2018 9,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Architecture - MArch Part-time September 2018 - 4 Years
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Architecture - MArch Part-time September 2019 6,935 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 4 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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