University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Architectural Design

This course gives students the opportunity to explore architecture in a broad-based manner through theoretical and practical work. It gives students the chance to explore and develop projects related to their own interests. Students appraise current theoretical approaches to architecture and urban design then assess and show their relevance in existing and proposed contexts.

Entry requirements

1st degree or other qualification equivalent to an Honours degree from a UK university in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline; entry may be possible with other qualifications provided there is evidence of relevant experience and of the capacity for postgraduate study; a limited number of competitive engineering and physical sciences; research council studentships are available to UK and EU students.

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
MArch Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,820 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MArch Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MArch Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MArch Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MArch Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,820 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

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

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