University of Westminster, London: Architecture (RIBA part 2)
|Institution||University of Westminster, London View institution profile|
|Department||School of Architecture and Cities|
|Telephone||+44 (0)207 915 5511|
The MArch (Part 2) is a long-established and well-respected course that is prescribed by the ARB and validated by the RIBA to give exemption from the second stage of professional education. The emphasis of the course is on innovative design work, and on developing a caring and critical approach to the study and practice of architecture.
The course fosters diversity of choice, interpretation and approach, whether in design projects or more academic research. The former focuses on sophisticated design programmes (in formal, technical, professional or urban terms) that demand rigour and self-criticism. The latter focuses on your major dissertation, an extended piece of specialised research into architecture and its historical or theoretical contexts.
The course has three main objectives: to develop your design ability through project-based experimentation; to present an evaluation and critique of your coursework within a broad cultural context, and in light of technical, economic and legal constraints; and to promote the articulate explanation and representation of quality and value in design projects.
Master of Architecture - MArch
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or a lower second class honours degree (2:2) and substantial relevant work experience. Architecture, or similar subject area. Which will normally be validated by the RIBA for Part 1/prescribed by the ARB for Part 1. Applicants will usually have one year's (post-degree) professional experience. Applicants with a with a lower second class honours degree (2:2) will require, significant experience. At interview, applicants should present their academic portfolio together with examples of work undertaken during professional training, and any relevant contextual material. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 7.0 with 6.5 in each component. Applicants are required to submit one academic reference.
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University of Westminster
The University of Westminster is a vibrant international education institution with a distinguished history dating back to 1838. With three campuses in the heart of Central London (Cavendish, Marylebone and Regent) and one in Harrow, it is home to almost 19,000 students from 169 countries, among them over 4,000 postgraduate students.
The first polytechnic in London the University of Westminster continues to offer practical, rounded education to students from a wide range of backgrounds. Our academic research is recognised both in and outside of academia, with two-thirds of our work being awarded world-leading …View Profile
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