For course content, research areas, research skills training, entry requirements, how to apply, and fees, funding and visa information please see the degree description for each programme.
Our Masters provision falls into four main categories:
Architecture masters which offer continuation of professionally accredited programmesArchitecture masters which offer continuation of professionally accredited programmes
These courses are aimed at students who have completed an accredited first degree in architecture. They are are suitable for students seeking to continue their professional qualifications on the route to becoming an architect.
- Architectural Practice (Certificate)
- Architecture Master of (MArch) Part 2
Our Master of Architecture (MArch) is centred on studio work that is intended to stretch the boundaries of your design imagination. It is a modular course based on design project work, supported by lectures and seminars that examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.
Our Architectural Practice and Management PGDip prepares you for employment as an architect, to take full responsibility as a practising professional, and to understand your role and obligations in the construction industry and society.
Planning conversion programmes with RTPI accreditationPlanning conversion programmes with RTPI accreditation
These masters degrees offer full professional accreditation from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). You do not need to have previously studied planning to apply to these programmes. They are a good option for students with a good honours degree who wish to become a professional Town Planner.
Our Town Planning MSc gives you the academic and professional core knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to practise professionally as a town and country planner.
This is an exciting and demanding course that is ideal if you want to work in spatial planning from an international perspective. It helps you translate academic and professional knowledge, understanding and skills in urban planning into a context suitable for a globalised economy and rapidly urbanising world.
Our Planning for Sustainability and Climate Change MSc prepares planners with specialised knowledge in sustainability and climate change issues. It attracts students primarily from science backgrounds.
Masters programmes with partial RTPI accreditationMasters programmes with partial RTPI accreditation
Our Planning and Environment Research MA provides strong research training if you are looking to specialise in environmental or landscape planning research.
Our Spatial Planning PGDip is designed to give you the academic and professional core knowledge, understanding and skills to enable you to practise professionally as a town and country planner.
Masters programmesMasters programmes
Our Urban Design MA, PGDip is aimed at built environment professionals who want to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of urban design. It equips you to contribute towards an improvement in the quality of the built environment.
This course is design-based and focuses on the relations between architecture and the complex conditions of the contemporary city. It allows you to research and develop articulated and theorised architectural propositions for urban sites.
This course allows you to develop a broader critical understanding of the urban built environment. It is highly flexible, allowing you to choose from a wide variety of modules to suit your skills and interests.
The Architecture Planning and Landscape (Design) MA focusses on the interface between planning, landscape and architectural design in the creation of sustainable and successful places. This flexible and diverse course deals with these complex aspects in a creative and innovative way, with much of what you learn applicable worldwide.
Our new Experimental Architecture MSc is based on visionary architectural practice that deals with global 21st century challenges, preparing you for a rapidly evolving professional environment.
The Landscape Architecture Studies MA will educate you in the knowledge and values of landscape architecture and its interface with planning and architecture. You will develop a practical understanding of the theories, methods and techniques that are applied to landscape architecture, with much of what you learn applicable worldwide.
This course integrates regional development and spatial planning concerns in an international context. It brings together two disciplines and addresses the challenges of building capacity for analysis, strategy and policy making.
Our Sustainable Buildings and Environments MSc enables you to gain proficiency in designing sustainable buildings and built environments.
Our course provides a wide, cross-scale and integral understanding of energy in cities. You'll focus on the UK policy environment within the context of international energy challenges. The course builds on the latest professional practice, making it ideal for a career in urban energy infrastructure.
Our course provides an understanding of energy in cities. You'll carry out research-related project work in the multidisciplinary urban energy field. Your project will build on the latest professional practice and research. You'll work alongside academic tutors and prospective employers from the private and public sectors.