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Architectural History, Research and Writing

London Metropolitan University

12 months
Duration
13750 GBP/year
9300 GBP/year
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About

The Architectural History, Research and Writing MA degree at London Metropolitan University is taught by tutors with an active interest in architectural research. It provides a space for thinking about and interpreting architecture in the rich context of allied arts and humanities; fine art, design, film, music, poetry, anthropology, philosophy all play a part in the interdisciplinary discourse.

Overview

Key facts

Our Architectural History, Research and Writing MA degree at London Metropolitan University offers an exciting platform for approaching architecture through various topics and stories, as well as styles and methods of writing: academic essays, short journalist-like reviews, reflections and creative writing.

The interdisciplinary nature of this course creates a strong sense of openness. At our School of Art, Architecture and Design you will enjoy access to a rich variety of lectures, workshops and research activities, such as our weekly research seminars.

After the course

Students from the MA (under its previous title: Architectural Histories, Theories and Interpretations MA) have gone on to teach at higher education institutions. Others have continued their architectural career equipped with insights into the historical fabric of buildings and cities.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Design Thesis
  • Histories
  • Interpretation
  • Theories 
  • Writing About Architecture
  • Cinema and the City 
  • Poetry and Architecture 
  • The Problem of Irony 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in architecture, or a subject discipline related to architecture, the arts or humanities
  • A full online university application will need to be submitted, which includes a detailed statement to support your application for the course. If you live in the UK, you will be invited to a portfolio interview. If you live outside the UK you will be required to submit a small portfolio of work via email. To find out what to include in your portfolio, view our portfolio guidance.

Consideration will be given to those without standard entry qualifications who have gained non-certified experience through prior learning, provided evidence is given that this is equivalent to the entry qualifications for a postgraduate course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT:

Sept

  • UK/EU: £1,035  per 20 credits
  • Int: £1,530  per 20 credits

Living costs for City of London

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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