Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Architecture and Urbanism (Taught)

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Course summary

A taught postgraduate course that conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urban situations is explored in written, drawn and modelled work that builds on the legacy of twentieth-century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities. Throughout the course, you will explore the design, functioning and future of urban situations in written, drawn and modelled work that builds on the legacy of twentieth-century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities. The course is therefore perfect preparation for careers in roles associated with the development of sustainable urban spaces. Features

  • This course is jointly accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester with cross-disciplinary connections between the two universities.
  • This is an internationally engaged course that actively disseminates students' thesis work through conferences, exhibitions, competitions and publications.

Course details

Assessment method

Self, peer and tutor-based assessment methods.


Entry requirements

You will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a related field. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you have proven experience in a relevant field. Students are required to provide a portfolio (digital or hard copy) as part of the application process. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.


Fees and funding

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Architecture and Urbanism at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS