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Postgraduate taught

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Our masters courses aim to attract students from a wide range of disciplines to courses dealing with current issues that reflect our research interests and expertise in sustainability, conservation, urban design and energy studies.

These courses are designed to be of value both to architectural students as well as many other professions involved in designing, developing and evaluating the built environment.

Our courses

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MA Architectural Design

This programme is aimed at students who are looking for an advanced and engaging postgraduate course which focuses on the multiple facets and relationships between design and research.

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MA Urban Design

This programme aims to enable practitioners and scholars to transform the field of urban design through critical thinking and creative practice.

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Master of Design Administration (MDA)

This programme aims to equip you with the expertise necessary for the successful administration and management of the design process in the procurement of buildings.

MSc Advanced Building Performance Evaluation

This programme equips professionals with the interdisciplinary skills needed to promote the efficient and effective operation of existing buildings.

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MSc Computational Methods in Architecture

This programme addresses the need for creative professionals to solve unique design problems.

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MSc Environmental Design of Buildings

Our programme aims to develop knowledge and expertise in the design of comfortable and healthy environments in and around buildings, regardless of climate, and with due regard to sustainable issues.

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MSc Sustainable Building Conservation

This programme is unique in emphasising the role of sustainability within the historic context and addresses concerns identified as critical to the future of conservation education.

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MSc Sustainable Mega Buildings

This programme focuses on principles of sustainable planning and design of mega-buildings.

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PgDip in Architecture: Professional Practice (RIBA/ARB Part 3)

This programme enables students to acquire an in-depth understanding of the legal and economic aspects of architectural practice and construction procurement.