University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Architectural Design

This studio-based course will help you develop your own distinctive design practice. You'll explore design processes and methodologies. There are opportunities to work on real-life projects with local and regional groups. You can take the course as a stand-alone MA or as preparation for a PhD via our PhD by Design programme.

Entry requirements

MA: A 2.1 Honours degree or an equivalent qualification related to design in the built environment, such as architecture, landscape architecture or town planning. Applicants with professional design experience are encouraged to apply. A portfolio of work should also be provided. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules Special Design 1 'Live Project' Design Project 1 and 2 Reflections on Architectural Design Thesis Design Project Environment and Technology in Design You will be able to choose a route of study based on your area of interest from options available. Optional modules Choose from a range of optional modules. These might include: Reflections on Architectural Education Critical Spatial Theory Politics of Architecture and Urban Design Future Climates and Architecture Building Environmental Simulation and Analysis Parametric Architectural Geometry Elements of Computational Design Materials for Low Impact Building Theory and Research in Design Conservation and Regeneration Principles and Approaches Participation in Architecture and Urban Design History and Theory of Urban Design

Assessment methods

Students are assessed on course assignments and examinations, design thesis and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 17,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years

Campus details

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

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