M.Sc. Architectural and Urban Design

The University of Edinburgh

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2014
Duration full-time: 12 months
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  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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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.

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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.

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

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 7
CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

80 (Grade A)
TOEFL iBT® test: 100

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

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