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Architecture

The University of Edinburgh

12 months
Duration
25300 EUR/year
9700 EUR/year
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About

Research is central to the study of Architecture within the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) at The University of Edinburgh. It motivates our intellectual and creative activities and underpins our collaborations with a range of important international and UK-based institutions. 

Overview

The MSc by Research programme in Architecture from The University of Edinburgh is for students with a good general knowledge of the subject area, who wish to focus their interests and deepen their knowledge of a specific topic.

Architectural Conservation

Our focus includes:

  • conservation theory and history
  • urban conservation
  • conservation technology
  • the challenges of bridging the gulf between heritage and new architecture

Architectural History, Theory and Criticism

We have particular strength in:

  • the history of architecture in Britain and the British colonial world (18th and 19th centuries)
  • Germany, Central Europe and Russia
  • modernism in Europe, North America and Africa
  • Renaissance Italy
  • the history of landscape
  • the history of technology
  • the international history of mass housing and urban development
  • the theory and philosophy of architecture
  • the philosophy of place
  • critical inquiry and methodology

Design-led Research and Studio Practice

We focus on:

  • research in and through design, as informed by contemporary architectural and cultural theory
  • studio pedagogy
  • research-led teaching
  • methodologies of urban research and fieldwork

Digital Media and Design

We have expertise in:

  • the spatial, social and philosophical implications of media
  • the relationship between computers and design practice
  • cognitive models of human-computer interaction
  • 3D modelling
  • mobile computing
  • the sonic environment
  • e-commerce

Technology, Environment and Sustainability

We offer expertise in:

  • lightweight steel structures
  • the building envelope
  • concrete construction
  • design and manufacturing
  • sustainable design in both qualitative and quantitative senses, looking at environmental response, design theory, rural planning and user-centred solutions

Programme Structure

The programme consists of:

  • a compulsory research methods course
  • the choice of one option course subject
  • a 20,000-word dissertation based on independent research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant subject. We will also take any professional experience into account.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9700 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees: 

  • Home: £4,850
  • International/EU - £12,650

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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