Advanced Architecture Design MArch at University of Nottingham - UCAS

Course summary

Established to respond to the increasing competition in the professional procurement of buildings and the growing demand for specialist knowledge and skills in the pursuit of architectural excellence. Our Advanced Architecture Design March offers the opportunity to concentrate on architectural or urban design, humanities, environmental design and technology to a high level of sophistication without the need to work within a single specialist area. During this course, students will spend some time on studio-based exploration and innovation across a broad range of options, working alongside architects, urban designers and technologists in the design studios, seminars and lectures.


Learning will take place through a range of specialist lectures, seminars and design studio modules you will explore current and future issues facing urban designers, architects and technologists, and develop the skills, knowledge and awareness required in the fast-moving world of contemporary architectural research and practice. In the autumn and spring semesters, you will complete 120 credits worth of modules. This will include:

  • a major research-led design 'package' in one of the specialist areas offered in each semester
  • consisting of a studio project and seminar series, as well as an additional lecture/seminar module
  • over the summer semester, you will complete a 60-credit written dissertation

Assessment method

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Entry requirements

2:1 in architecture or a similar subject. This must include modules in architectural design amounting to 25% to 50% of total credits. An architectural design work portfolio must be submitted as part of your application. IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8010 Whole course
England £8010 Whole course
Northern Ireland £8010 Whole course
Scotland £8010 Whole course
Wales £8010 Whole course
Channel Islands £8010 Whole course
International £19170 Whole course

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Advanced Architecture Design MArch at University of Nottingham - UCAS