University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


The degree is currently validated by the RIBA at Part 2 and prescribed by ARB. Your study will be mainly studio based, with design projects each year. To gain your RIBA Part 2 qualification you'll produce at least one comprehensive design project and a dissertation. Through our unique live projects you can work with local, regional and international groups on real-life challenges. You could be building, designing urban masterplans or designing in detail.

Course modules

Core modules include: design 1, 2, 3 and 4; live project 1 and 2; theory and research 1 and 2, environment and technology 1 and 2; management, practice and law 1 and 2; dissertation 1 and 2. Option modules may include: reflections on architectural education; analysing urban context (Sheffield 1900); interactive urban visualisation modelling; critical spatial theory; parametric architectural geometry; building information modelling, management and analysis.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed individually, either by formal written examination or by coursework.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2018 - 2 Years
Master of Architecture - MArch Part-time September 2018 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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