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Advanced Architectural Design, MSc, Newcastle University

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Newcastle University

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About Advanced Architectural Design, MSc - at Newcastle University

Our MSc Advanced Architectural Design is aimed at international designers who want to enhance their design and research skills.

This architectural design course helps you consolidate your own identity as a designer. You'll develop your own distinctive specialisms through research-led design. We'll prepare you for a world where successful architects increasingly have to be specialists as well as generalists. Our aim is to help you become a leading architect in the profession.

The course offers an innovative, absorbing, research-led pathway in advanced architectural design.

Notes about fees for this course

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

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

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. If you fail to meet this threshold you will be eligible to continue to the Architecture and Cities (one year programme) and complete your design thesis or dissertation (ARC8117) during semester 3.

English Language Requirements: 

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

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