University of Edinburgh: Architectural History and Theory (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department Edinburgh College of Art
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Email cahss.pgadmissions@ed.ac.uk
Telephone 0131 650 4086
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme is intended for students who seek advanced training in the history and theory of architecture. It provides methodological and conceptual tools essential for contemporary research and affords the opportunity for the in-depth study of a select topic in the history and theory of architecture. The programme will provide you with a firm basis in the methodological and theoretical paradigms of architectural history. Through a combination of coursework and supervised dissertation research with optional internships, you will acquire both a breadth of historical understanding and rigorous research practices.

1 course option

Qualification MSc
Level SCQF Level 11
Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Assessment

The programme comprises 1 core course and 2 optional courses each semester. A 12,000-15,000-word supervised dissertation is completed during the summer following the 2 taught semesters of the programme.

Modules

The flexible profile of the programme reflects the diversity of positions within the fields of architectural history and theory, making it suitable for students from a broad range of backgrounds and with a variety of interests and career objectives.

Location Central area campus
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JZ

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