University of Bath: Architecture and Civil Engineering (Master of Philosophy - MPhil)

InstitutionUniversity of Bath View institution profile
Department Architecture and Civil Engineering View department profile
Telephone 01225 386447
Study type Research


This course combines taught research training and applied research practice. Candidates join the Department as a member of the Research Centre in which they initially have a broad research interest and which would have overseen their acceptance into the department. Research degrees are offered in a variety of areas including: BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials; Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture, Centre for Energy and the Design of Environment (EDEn) and the Research Unit for Water, Environment and Infrastructure Resilience (WEIR).

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Qualification Master of Philosophy - MPhil
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (at least 6.5 in each of the 4 components).


Assessment includes a thesis and an oral or viva voce examination in which students are required to defend the thesis to a Board of Examiners.

Location University of Bath
Claverton Down


International 18500 GBP for Year 1
EU 4400 GBP for Year 1
England 4400 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 4400 GBP for Year 1
Wales 4400 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 4400 GBP for Year 1

University of Bath
Faculty of Engineering & Design


The Faculty of Engineering & Design offers a range of postgraduate taught and research degrees across our four Departments:

Our master’s, MPhil and PhD courses are united by a common interest in design, an area of strategic importance to all industrial sectors. All our postgraduate courses benefit from the work of academics with specialist expertise.

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