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Research Architecture, M.Phil.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #417 (QS) ,
This Research Architecture programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, is aimed at practitioners of architecture and other related spatial practices who would like to develop a sustained multi-year practice-led research project.

About

This Research Architecture programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, is aimed at practitioners of architecture and other related spatial practices who would like to develop a sustained multi-year practice-led research project.

It allows you to produce intensive, rigorous, and scholarly research as well as further elaborate your own practice.

The programme is structured around an annual series of two-day long seminars, which take place each month during the Autumn, Winter, and Spring terms. In addition the programme also includes a series of longer meetings and trips abroad.

The seminars are organised as a Roundtable discussion of student research projects as they progress each year. Each of the Roundtable seminars is supplemented by invited guests who bring relevant scholarly knowledge or practices into the Centre. Student and guest presentations, along with assigned readings, provide the common conceptual ground for discussion of work and ideas.

Programme Structure

Assessment

Visual Cultures assessment are 100% coursework. Normally this consists of essays, sometimes accompanied by creative projects, group projects, multi-media projects, presentations, symposia, reviews, and studio work.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3-4 years 
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      4-6 years 
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • You should normally have (or expect to be awarded) a taught Masters in a relevant subject area. 
  • You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15040 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Home/EU - full-time: £TBC
  • Home/EU - part-time: £TBC

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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