University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Advanced Architectural Design

The aim of this course is to address the needs of those looking for a strong foundation of traditional design knowledge and skills, addressing contemporary issues of architectural design and construction. The course focuses on providing students with the competencies necessary for successful architectural design. It encompasses advanced issues of design problem solving including aesthetics, sustainability, urban design, briefing development, design information management, the use of technology to support design development, and support for clients to ensure the successful delivery of benefits. This course is one of number operated within the Master's suite in the School of Art, Design and Architecture which aims to encourage cross-disciplinary working. This course provides students with the opportunity to get a well-rounded experience in architecture.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above in an appropriate subject or equivalent. Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience may be accepted, subject to approval. For applicants whose 1st language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. International students with qualifications in 'creative' or 'practice' subjects should submit a portfolio of work with their application. All suitably qualified applicants are normally interviewed or considered for admittance under alternative arrangements. Interview will be by portfolio of practice based and/or theoretical work and a statement of intent.

Course modules

Core modules: Advanced and sustainable technology; advanced architecture (theory and practice); integrated urban design and architecture; research methods; major project. Optional modules (choose 1 from): Architectural practice management and law; BIM at the project level (collaborative approaches); communities engagement for social innovation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of written reports, presentations and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Architecture and 3D Design
Telephone number: 
01484 472208