Architecture is central to the major issues affecting society today. The performance of the built environment is a subject of national and global concern in relation to its impact on climate change, the use of resources, economic development and the health and well-being of individuals.
The wsa offers all the qualifications necessary to become a registered architect in the United Kingdom, and has a reputation for producing graduates with the ability to cope well with the diverse demands of practice.
The School offers a broad spectrum of opportunities to candidates for research degrees
Research centres in the School provide a focus for the range of different research themes. Staff may be affiliated to one or more centres, which allows them the flexibility to pursue a range of interests and maximise interdisciplinary working. The diverse range of centres reflects the varied interests and achievements of staff.
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The School recently hosted its second summer programme in August 2014 with the dedicated theme of 'Sustainable Built Environments'. read more
Graduates of the Cardiff University Masters degree in Architecture talk about their work. An exhibition of the students' work was held in the University's Bute building in July 2012.