University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Architectural Design

This course gives you the opportunity to explore architecture in a broad-based manner through theoretical and practical work. It demands a high level of design ability and self-motivation while giving you the chance to explore and develop projects related to your own interests. You'll appraise current theoretical approaches to architecture and urban design then assess and show their relevance in existing and proposed contexts. You'll also develop and demonstrate formal and technical architectural ability.

Course modules

Year 1 core: design studies 4a; design studies 4b; cultural studies 4. Option modules: Special study project 4. Year 2 core: design studies; cultural studies 5; professional studies 5. Option modules: Experimental media, narrative and film; the history and theory of architectural conservation; the theory of architectural conservation; urban design history; urban theory; urban landscape design; sustainability; international workshop; dissertation project; ARB/RIBA part 2 portfolio (AAD and MADi).

Assessment methods

The degree normally requires further assessment over the summer semester. This will be on an aspect of the diploma project that is explored to a greater level of detail. Students have exams in semesters 1 and 2 on all aspects of the course and are expected to present a complete academic portfolio based on advanced design study.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 9 Months
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2017 GBP 1,820 per (Year 1) 24 Months
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,800 per (Year 1) 24 Months
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Year 1) 24 Months
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2017 GBP 1,820 per (Year 1) 24 Months
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Year 1) 24 Months
Master of Architecture - MArch Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,000 per (Year 1) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Architecture
Telephone number: 
01415484219