Design and Emergence MA

12 months full time; 24 months part time

Fees

Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £5,500 part time £2,750
International: full time £12,075 part time fees
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This programme equips you with the knowledge, skills and experience required to apply digital theories and technologies in your professional career, and to contribute to research in the field of digital architecture. The programme aims to be at the forefront of current debate on the future of architecture as well as providing knowledge and skills on innovative aspects of professional practice.

+Modules

Throughout the programme three interconnecting areas of digital architecture are examined in order to develop a strong understanding of the theory base as well as practical experience and skills in the use, customisation and development of information and communication technologies. You will also complete an individual research project.

Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

An upper-second-class Honours degree or equivalent, preferably in a design-related or ICT subject such as architecture, design, fine art, graphic design, architectural technology, architectural engineering, planning, landscape, civil engineering, software engineering, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, soft computing or communications.

Applicants are required to submit a letter stating the reasons for wanting to undertake the programme and a pdf portfolio of appropriate work. The pdf should be no more than 10 pages showing evidence of design and creative endeavour. The portfolio may contain, but is not limited to, examples of architecture, interior design, product and industrial design, interaction and digital design, graphics and communication design.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

Extra costs may be incurred for materials and travel as part of this programme.

For further information, please contact:
Nicola Rutherford
Programme Secretary
School of Architecture Planning and Landscape
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6509
E-mail: nicola.rutherford@ncl.ac.uk

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

Student profiles:

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