University of Edinburgh
Architectural History and Theory
This programme is intended for students who seek advanced training in the history and theory of architecture. It provides methodological and conceptual tools for contemporary research and affords the opportunity for the in-depth study of a select topic in the history and theory of architecture.
An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or its international equivalent. If English is not the 1st language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: IELTS total 7.0 (at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test, total 100 (at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) total 67 (at least 56 in each of the 'Communicative Skills' sections); CPE grade B; CAE grade A.
Core courses: methods and paradigms of research; histories and theories of architecture. Options: Britain (especially Scotland) and the British colonial world; Germany and Central Europe; Europe and Eurasia; the Americas; medieval and renaissance Italy; nineteenth-century, twentieth-century, and contemporary architecture; history of landscape; history of construction technology; urban and cultural theory. Interdisciplinary options: history of art; archaeology; architectural conservation; history; literature, among others.
The programme comprises 1 core course and 2 optional courses each semester. A 12,000-15,000-word supervised dissertation is completed during the summer following the 2 taught semesters of the programme.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,050 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
Edinburgh College of Art Postgraduate Admissions
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