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Course summary

Our contemporary postgraduate Master of Architecture (MArch) programme combines the best of theory and practice to get you ready for professional practice, entering offices or engaging with MPhil and PhD research. Our uniquely hands-on programme integrates industry experience with academic study; while completing your degree you will complete industry placements where you will take an active role in creating architecture and enhancing practice. You will typically get the opportunity to go an international study trip, enabling you to enrich your study experience and stimulate your creativity. Visiting speakers will also contribute to your learning, bringing real-world examples that will enable you to develop a deeper understanding of this subject and giving you insight into what is required to become a chartered architect. Our academics are leading architecture practitioners who regularly contribute to research and enhance current practice. Their knowledge and experience puts them at the forefront of this field, and if you study here, you will be able to tap into this vast knowledge bank. Our new home for architecture Led by international experts, Salford is a leading centre for architecture studies. You will be taught in purpose built design studios located in our new £64 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for architecture. These carefully designed spaces house the specialist equipment and tools you'll need to inspire your creativity and execute your ideas.


Year one modules may include: •Histories and Theories (15 credits) •Performative Technologies – Material Matters (30 credits) •Advanced Digital Design Technologies (15 credits •Advanced Practice Management and Law (15 credits) •Urban Ecologies (45 credits) Year two modules may include: •Dissertation (30 credits) •Design Thesis 1 (30 credits) •Design Thesis 2 (60 credits)

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Successful evaluation of portfolio will be followed by an interview with the Programme Leader.


Applicants will be required to submit an electronic portfolio of work as part of the application process. Applicants who have a portfolio which evidences a passion for architecture, and who have demonstrated they can achieve at a high level, will be considered for a place on the course and for an interview. The portfolio should include relevant work from an undergraduate architecture course which shows achievement of ARB/RIBA Part 1 (or non-UK equivalent), as well any work completed in practice which might be relevant. Portfolios should demonstrate a range of creative and representational media, including various forms of drawing and three-dimensional making. Relevant written work should also be included. For more information on the ARB/RIBA Part 1 criteria please see

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Architecture (MArch) at University of Salford - UCAS