|Study location||United Kingdom, Nottingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
an honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or relevant experience
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A relevant portfolio is required.
- Include a range of work that supports your application and shows your understanding of your specialist area of study.
Download the work submission guide for more information
- applicant is required to submit a portfolio
Six key features highlight the distinctive nature of the course.
Educating the global architect
You will be prepared for working with, and sensitively responding to, specific locations, in the UK or elsewhere, with guidance from our international staff. You will undertake complex city site studies to understand their current condition as belonging at once to a particular locality and a globalised context.
Research into design
Throughout the course you will be encouraged to conduct cross-disciplinary research using competently appropriate methodologies.
Practice led Masterclass
A vertical studio will see leading professionals or academics introducing current themes and challenges into the curriculum.
The course places emphasis on the essential cross-disciplinary nature of architecture by drawing on the diverse range of disciplines and expertise from the School or University. This will provide you with the opportunity to develop your own distinctive approaches to architecture.
The course prepares you for the reality of practice by emphasising collaborative group work, alongside individually orientated projects.
The need to work with and shape the existing built environment
Given that many architectural interventions are concerned with transforming existing settings, our MArch embraces this approach and the practice of modification as central to your architectural training.
This course aims to develop global architects adept to work within both local and international contexts. You will benefit from:
- a lively, multidisciplinary teaching and learning environment
- an enthusiastic staff team supported by reputed practitioners with eminent visiting professors
- brand new teaching, CAD and studio spaces in a city centre location
- opportunities for live projects and development of individual architectural specialisation
- site visits and field trips, including an international study trip
- a commitment to sustainability underlying the curriculum.
Architectural Theory and Research Methods (20 credit points)
Architectural Technology and Construction Methods (20 credit points)
Management, Practice and Law (20 credit points)
Vertical Studio 1 (20 credit points)
Intervening in the City (40 credit points)
Dissertation / Research Project (20 credit points)
Vertical Studio 2 (20 credit points)
Choice of either Heritage and Conservation, or, Digital Design (both 20 credit points)
Design Thesis (60 credit points)
NTU has one of the best graduate employment records in the UK because our world-class courses give you the skills today’s employers need.
The course will ensure graduates are engaged with industry through:
- a vertical studio with visiting professors and noted architects, urban designers and academics
- live projects forming an important aspect of the course in both the areas of design and professional practice.