University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Architecture and Town and Regional Planning

This course is a rare opportunity to qualify as both an architect and a town planner. The degree is recognised by the RTPI, validated by the RIBA at Part 2 level and prescribed by ARB. Your study focuses on a range of themed, design-based studios dedicated to specific areas of practice or research. There are compulsory modules in town planning, humanities, management and building sciences, and an integrated town and regional planning project. To qualify as an architect, you'll produce at least one comprehensive design project.

Entry requirements

BA architecture, 2.1 or equivalent, from a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)/ Architect's Registration Board (ARB) approved institution, along with 1 year in practice. A RIBA part 1 or equivalent. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Design 1,2,3 and 4; Theory and Research; Environment and Technology 1 and 2; Management and Practice 1 and 2; Design Report; Spatial Planning Systems; Perspectives on Spatial Planning and Development; Integrated Project for Architects; Values in Planning; Research Methods; Dissertation.

On this course you will choose one additional module from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed individually, either by formal written examination or by coursework. To qualify as an architect, students produce at least 1 comprehensive design project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MArch Full-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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