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Digital Architecture and Design

University of Sheffield

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
21100 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
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About

Digital Architecture and Design degree offered at University of Sheffield will help you gain the skills required to produce innovative architecture in the digital era.

Overview

Digital Architecture and Design degree offered at University of Sheffield allows you to apply your digital design knowledge and skills creatively, guided by tutors.

We are one of the UK's top architecture schools. Our teaching staff are doing world-class research, helping to make the school a leader in our field across the UK and internationally. Through our teaching and research, we explore the social, spatial and environmental implications of architecture. As a Sheffield student you will engage with real issues affecting the built environment.

Digital technologies are changing the way buildings and urban spaces are designed, constructed and inhabited. On this course, you’ll gain the skills required to produce innovative architecture in the digital era.

The past decade has shown growing expectations for built spaces with capacity to respond dynamically to future challenges such as climate change and ageing populations. On this course you will use advanced computational methods, tools and processes to develop technologically, socially and environmentally responsive architecture which meets the challenges of sustainable and liveable intelligent cities.

Teaching

Learning is through studio-based design work with individual and group tutorials, block seminars, workshops and traditional lecture modules.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed on course assignments, design thesis and a dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Parametric Architectural Geometry
  • Critical Applications of Building Information Modelling
  • Advanced Simulation for Modelling Adaptive Architecture
  • Elements of Computational Design
  • Digital Architecture Design Studio Projects
  • MSc Digital Architecture and Design Dissertation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You’ll need a 2:1 honours degree or an equivalent qualification. We welcome applicants with design experience in areas such as architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, interaction design, architectural/environmental engineering, structural/material engineering, robotics.
  • We’d also like to see your portfolio to get an idea of your design abilities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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