Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Architecture, Planning and Landscape

This course allows students to develop a broader critical understanding of the urban built environment. It is highly flexible, allowing students to choose from a wide variety of modules to suit their skills and interests. The course combines taught and research elements, and offers a particularly wide range of choices for specialisation, drawing on the wide variety of postgraduate modules available within the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree. International students must have a qualification equal to a 2.1 Honours degree. Your degree must be in a related discipline, such as: Geography; sociology; architecture; planning; history; economics. Applicants with non-standard qualifications who can demonstrate significant related experience are welcome. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in all sub-skills), or equivalent.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Research design; dissertation. Students will take optional modules to a value of 110 credits, with the approval of the Degree Programme Director, selected from postgraduate modules available in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape or, where appropriate, from elsewhere in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Modules might change at year of entry.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Taught Secretary, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6004