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Masters in Architecture

Do you have an eye for design and a passion for combining your artistic talents and technical skills to design beautiful surroundings both indoors and outside? A Masters in Architecture could be for you, allowing you to develop your skills in both the practical and theoretical aspects of the subject, and preparing you for a range of architecture careers.

Read on to find out about common Masters in Architecture degree types, entry requirements, specializations and career options.

Key Skills

Common skills gained from a Masters in Architecture degree include:

  • Ability to create detailed plans and drawings both using computer-aided design and traditional methods
  • Strong theoretical understanding behind your work, including social and ethical considerations
  • Ability to work well both individually and as part of a team
  • Innovative and adaptable problem-solving skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Advanced creative design skills
  • Good understanding of design and planning laws and regulations
  • Ability to understand and work to the briefs of clients
  • Ability to work to set deadlines and manage your time effectively
  • Communication skills, in visual, graphic, written and verbal formats
  • Project management skills
  • Strong understanding of current trends and issues affecting the architecture industry
  • Eye for detail
  • Research skills
  • IT skills, particularly within computer-aided design