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Course summary

This two-year course is for international students who are looking for a challenging programme of study that meets the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 2 educational criteria. The course runs parallel to the MArch/Pg Diploma in Advanced Architectural Design. It shares the same curriculum so you’ll join students on this course in an exciting and challenging environment. You’ll develop skills in advanced design, analysis and architectural critique designing complex buildings in a variety of contexts and addressing social, cultural and environmental issues. This course demands a high level of design ability and self-motivation.


Year 1 Compulsory classes: Design Studies 4A and 4B- To Care, Design Studies 4B - To Care, Cultural Studies 4. Elective Classes: Special Study Project 4. Year 2 Compulsory Classes: Design Studies, Cultural Studies 5, Professional Studies 5, Dissertation Project, Portfolio. Elective classes: Mentoring and Architectural Pedagogy, The History and Theory of Architectural Conservation, The Theory of Architectural Conservation, Urban Design History, Urban Theory, Urban Landscape Design, Sustainability, International Workshop, Cultural and Behavioural Factors in Architrecture and Urbanism, Building Information Management, Theory of Conservation, Architectural and Construction History

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in Architecture, or equivalent agreed academic standard. This course is aimed at Students who have gained their first degree in architecture from a university overseas. Students with a degree in architecture from an UK/EU university should apply for the MArch Advanced Architectural Design. An academic portfolio will be required containing all relevant design work from your previous course of study

Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

Architectural Design (International) at University of Strathclyde - UCAS