M.Sc. Architectural and Urban Design

| Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The programme provides specialist training in design for candidates who already hold a professional architectural degree. The programme aims to expose candidates to a range of cutting-edge approaches, strategies, research and experimentation techniques in architectural design.

Description

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Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this programme will have the capacity to:

  • demonstrate leadership within an architectural design-team context;
  • critically evaluate the possible roles architectural design plays within the larger field of cultural production;
  • comprehend some of the key consequences digital media have for the conception, design and representation of architecture.

How You Will Be Taught

This programme is structured around a series of design projects, augmented by lecture/seminar-based teaching in digital media and contemporary architectural theory. The programme also involves fieldwork in a selected European city.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.
Tuition fee Not specified
Start date
Credits 120
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

How You Will Be Taught

This programme is structured around a series of design projects, augmented by lecture/seminar-based teaching in digital media and contemporary architectural theory. The programme also involves fieldwork in a selected European city.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
7
CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
100

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Requirements

A professional qualification in architecture, usually a five-year programme, with a strong portfolio of design work with clear author/co-author attribution. A four-year qualification in architecture may be acceptable if the portfolio is of sufficient standard, with evidence of further experience in architecture or cognate fields, such as art, landscape architecture, urban planning, digital design or industrial design.

This programme requires the submission of a portfolio and study proposal

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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