University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool


You can personalise your studies for this course with a number of specialisms. These include history and theory of architecture, architecture and the visual arts, digital techniques in architecture and design, and sustainable design. You will study a range of academic, research-based topics in specific areas that reflect your experience and interests. Please note, this programme is designed for those wishing to undertake postgraduate study in Architecture, but who do not require British Architectural accreditation status.

Entry requirements

Normally a Bachelor's degree (with Honours) at 2.1 level or better in an appropriate field of study. A wide range of subjects is acceptable but please contact the university if you wish to check whether your degree subject is suitable. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will be considered on their individual merits and should discuss their particular circumstances with the programme contact.

Course modules

Core modules (subject to change): Critiques and communications in architecture and the visual arts (15 credits); research methodology (15 credits); thesis (60 credits); programme-specific modules (subject to change): design 1 (15 credits); design 2 (30 credits); contemporary construction technology and processes (15 credits); climatic design for sustainable architecture (15 credits).

Assessment methods

Studio modules are assessed by portfolio review and studio presentations. Other modules are assessed by coursework and oral presentations. The thesis is assessed either by studio portfolio or written dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London Campus Islington EC2A 1BB South East

Key information

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