University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Digital Architecture and Design

Digital technologies are rapidly changing the way buildings and urban spaces are designed, constructed and inhabited. On this course you'll learn the theoretical knowledge and technical skills required to produce innovative blueprints for architecture in the digital era.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or an equivalent qualification; applicants with design experience in areas such as architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, interaction design, architectural/environmental engineering, structural/material engineering, robotics are welcome; a portfolio of work. 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

Parametric Architectural Geometry; Building Information Modelling, Management and Analysis; Challenges of Digital Architecture; Elements of Computational Design; Digital Architecture Design Studio Projects; MSc Digital Architecture and Design Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules

Building Environmental Simulation and Analysis; Renewable Energy; Principles of Building Physics for Sustainable Design; Critical Applications of Building Information Modelling.

Assessment methods

You'll be assessed on course assignments and examinations, design thesis and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,250 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-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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