UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Architecture and Historic Urban Environments

This programme pioneers the development of a more diverse and creative approach to the reinterpretation and reuse of historical environments in cities around the world, such as through imaginative architectural designs and urban strategies, and including issues of cultural heritage. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical workshops, fieldwork visits, and individual and group tutorials.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Candidates who hold either a professional or other qualification, obtained by written examinations and approved by UCL, together with at least 3 years of appropriate professional experience may also be admitted.

Course modules

Core modules: Design practice for historic environments; design research methods for historic environments; issues in historic urban environments; surveying and recording of cities; urban redevelopment for historic environments. Options: Architecture in 19th- and 20th-century Britain; representations of cities; sustainable strategies.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through project critique reviews, project portfolios, coursework essays, individual and group presentations, dissertation/major project and a viva examination with an external examiner.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 10,400 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,195 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 11,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

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Key information

Bartlett Graduate Faculty Clerk
Telephone number: 
020 3108 9018