MArch Architecture 24 months Postgraduate Program By London South Bank University |Top Universities
Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

16,900 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Architecture and Built EnvironmentMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Architecture and Built Environment

Degree

MArch

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of Architecture (MArch) RIBA Part 2 course at LSBU promotes a studio-based culture which encourages debate and enquiry about contemporary societies, the postmodern city, and relationships between urban and landscape conditions. These are considered through a range of innovative and personal responses to architectural design projects; environmental and constructional technologies; critical research expressed in extended, dissertation writing, and the skills needed to operate as a progressive professional practitioner.
Our various design studios offer their own scholarly programmes and positions appealing to a wide and diverse range of interests. The design modules offered are underpinned by taught modules in: History and Theory; Energy and Resource Efficiency in Architecture; Professional Practice and Technology.

Program overview

Main Subject

Architecture and Built Environment

Degree

MArch

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of Architecture (MArch) RIBA Part 2 course at LSBU promotes a studio-based culture which encourages debate and enquiry about contemporary societies, the postmodern city, and relationships between urban and landscape conditions. These are considered through a range of innovative and personal responses to architectural design projects; environmental and constructional technologies; critical research expressed in extended, dissertation writing, and the skills needed to operate as a progressive professional practitioner.
Our various design studios offer their own scholarly programmes and positions appealing to a wide and diverse range of interests. The design modules offered are underpinned by taught modules in: History and Theory; Energy and Resource Efficiency in Architecture; Professional Practice and Technology.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

2.8+
6.5+
90+
180+
60+
This course is usually intended for graduates of architecture courses where students hold a university degree and part 1 professional qualification recognised by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Applicants to the course should have a first degree in architecture (2:2 or better); however, the University recognises that individuals may develop additional skills outside university, and will interview such applicants who have developed a high quality portfolio of relevant academic and practice work.
Applicants for this course must also meet the following additional entry requirements:
  • Students holding overseas degrees in architecture should, desirably, demonstrate that their work has RIBA part 1 equivalence by contacting the Architects Registration Board regarding the ARB Prescribing Examination.
  • Applicants for the part-time course should be working in practice.
  • All students considered for admission will be required to attend an interview with a portfolio of work; if located overseas, applicants will be required to send a portfolio of work to the admissions tutor.
  • We will also consider applications from those who have gained skills through a wide range of vocational qualifications, or relevant responsible experience.
2 Years
Sep

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

9,250 GBP
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International Students

16,900 GBP
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