Advanced Architectural Design

Advanced Architectural Design MSc

Full time: 12 months (all pathways)
Part time: 24 months (Architecture and Cities pathway only)


The Advanced Architectural Design MSc provides the resources for you to gain further skills in design architecture.

This course is subject to full University approval

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About this course

You will take one of our four course pathways:

  • Computation
  • Sustainable Buildings and Environments
  • Property Development
  • Architecture and Cities


Related Degrees

  • Landscape Architecture Studies MA

    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.

  • Architecture, Master of (MArch)

    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.

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Work experience

Work experience placements are a great way to develop relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Find out about paid and unpaid work experience options and other ways you can add to your degree.

Entry Requirements

 A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in an appropriate discipline. You also need to submit a portfolio

We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with a 2:2 honours degree, or nonstandard qualifications, who can demonstrate a high level of design ability and relevant knowledge from work experience.

Architecture and Cities pathway only

Progression to year two of the course is determined by an interview with the Degree Programme Director of the MArch and Degree Programme Director of Architecture and Cities (two year programme). Progression to year two is normally dependent on achieving a mark of 60% or higher in the Specialist Studio module.


How to Apply

This course is subject to full University approval.

This means that you can't apply for this course just yet