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Course summary

Why study this course? Our Master of Architecture RIBA 2 course is design-driven and will enable you to focus your skills and develop excellence in your work. The main areas of study are in design, technology, practice, history and theory. Each area is taught by a wide range of tutors, with a strong emphasis on self-directed study and ambitious agendas. The Metropolitan Architecture Student Society (MASS) is very active in organising lectures, events and socials, and has a wide network of industry sponsors. To see what they're up to, follow MASS on Instagram and Twitter. More about this course Our MArch Architecture RIBA 2 course as a whole encourages fresh thinking, experimentation and risk. You will be encouraged to understand and engage with the society you are part of and to engage with social, political and economic infrastructures that predetermine built form. We're committed to expanding creative possibilities through ambitious engagement with the world around us. You're encouraged to explore particular lines of interest and develop ideas in depth. Our students have had considerable success in the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), winning the RIBA Silver Medal 2002, the RIBA Silver Medal 2003 and the RIBA Silver Medal 2012, as well as the RIBA Bronze medal 2004. Our architecture courses are housed in a building just off Whitechapel High Street, with access to all our art and design facilities including textiles, ceramics, furniture-making, printing, high end digital reproduction, film-making/photography equipment, workshops and technicians. You'll benefit from the course's central London location and its proximity to internationally renowned creative and industry hubs. The School of Art, Architecture and Design's extensive networks encourage you to expand your knowledge and skills through lectures, events and careers advice, leaving you with excellent career prospects.

Modules

Example Year 1 modules include: Design Level 4 Process and Proposal Applied Technology in Architecture Advocacy: Practice Beyond Aesthetics Design Level 4 Subject and Context Cinema and the City AR7006 Forgetting of Air Poetry and Architecture The Question of Technology Concepts of Space The Problem of Irony Writing About Architecture The Soundscape of Modernity Economics of Place

Assessment method

Your design projects will be assessed via your portfolio and a presentation at the end of the course. The history, theory and practice coursework is assessed through seminar papers and an essay. The technology studies are examined in portfolio and through a technology dissertation, coursework and professional reports.


Entry requirements

You will be required to have: a good degree in architecture passed RIBA Part 1 the ability to demonstrate your talent as a designer and motivation to complete the course successfully All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements. Selected candidates are asked to attend an interview with their portfolio, which should include a wide range of work.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1
Channel Islands £17600 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Architecture RIBA 2 MArch at London Metropolitan University - UCAS