University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

International Architectural Design

Students on this course develop skills in advanced design, analysis and architectural critique designing complex buildings in a variety of contexts and addressing social, cultural and environmental issues.

Entry requirements

All students are admitted as prospective MChem Honours students.
The entry requirements differ depending on the course and are largely a reflection of whether the course carries single or dual professional accreditation. The grades specified should be understood as minimum entry requirements that may be raised at times of exceptional demand. If it is necessary to do this, the higher standard will be applied fairly to the complete applicant field in any given year.

Course modules

Compulsory classes: design studies 4a - to care (part 1); design studies 4b - to care (part 2); cultural studies 4; elective classes; special study project 4; year 2; compulsory classes; design studies; cultural studies 5; professional studies 5; elective classes; special study project 5; choose from this list based on a interest and to support a design thesis and masters dissertation; 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; dissertation project; portfolio; arb/RIBA part 2 portfolio: (aad and madi).

Assessment methods

Full-time students on the Postgraduate Diploma are examined over semesters 1 and 2 on all aspects of the course. The MArch degree normally requires further assessment over the summer semester on an aspect of the diploma project that is explored to a greater level of detail and sophistication.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MArch Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
0141 548 3195