University of Huddersfield: Advanced Architectural Design (MA)

InstitutionUniversity of Huddersfield View institution profile
Department Architecture and Three-Dimensional Design (TA3D)
Web https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/
Email architectureand3d@hud.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)1484 472281
Study type Taught

Summary

The aim of this course is to address the needs of those looking for a strong foundation of traditional design knowledge and skills, addressing contemporary issues of architectural design and construction. The course focuses on providing students with the competencies necessary for successful architectural design. It encompasses advanced issues of design problem solving including aesthetics, sustainability, urban design, briefing development, design information management, the use of technology to support design development, and support for clients to ensure the successful delivery of benefits. This course is one of number operated within the Master's suite in the School of Art, Design and Architecture which aims to encourage cross-disciplinary working.

This course provides students with the opportunity to get a well-rounded experience in architecture.

2 course options

Qualification MA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

The normal entry requirements are:
An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject or an equivalent professional qualification.
Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience may be accepted, subject to approval.
For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.
International students with qualifications in 'creative' or ‘practice' subjects should submit a portfolio of work with their application.
All suitably qualified applicants are normally interviewed or considered for admittance under alternative arrangements. Interview will be by portfolio of practice based and/or theoretical work and a statement of intent.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of written reports, presentations and examinations.

Modules

Core modules: Advanced and sustainable technology; advanced architecture (theory and practice); integrated urban design and architecture; research methods; major project. Optional modules (choose 1 from): Architectural practice management and law; BIM at the project level (collaborative approaches); communities engagement for social innovation.

Location Main Site
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH

University of Huddersfield


 

About the University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield has a student population of around 20,000 students, with over 4,500 postgraduate students and researchers, and a large international community of students who come from over 120 different countries. There are around 1,350 postgraduate research students across campus.

Huddersfield is located in the heart of England. It is 2 hours from London, 30 minutes from Manchester and 20 minutes from Leeds by train.

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