The interdisciplinary nature of this Architectural History, Research and Writing MA degree at London Metropolitan University create a strong sense of openness. Students with backgrounds in other disciplines, such as art and design have directed their practice towards a newly developed interest in architecture. Writing groups held by tutors and students have for a long time existed in parallel with the course.
At The Cass, you'll enjoy access to a rich variety of lectures, workshops and research activities such as the weekly Cass Research Seminars. You'll have the opportunity to engage and collaborate with students from other MA programmes such as the Architecture RIBA 2 MArch, Architecture MA, Architecture and Urbanism MA and our other MA Design courses. You'll also reap the benefits of the commonly taught dissertation module, in which you'll be taught together with the PhD, MPhil and other MA students.
The tutors have a common background in the history and theory of architecture but each tutor also brings their own expertise into the course, alongside them you'll explore specialist topics including architectural practice, architectural education, music, filmmaking and creative writing/poetry.
You'll have the opportunity to take part in a field trip which usually takes place in late January, typical destinations include Rome, Venice, Florence and Naples. This is your opportunity to test a field work approach in the context of your course work and to further your research. You'll also have the opportunity to take your first step into teaching, by assisting tutors in offering guidance to undergraduate students on writing techniques.
Example modules include:
- Writing about Architecture
- Cinema and the City
- Problem of Irony
- Poetry and Architecture
- The Forgetting of Air
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesArchitecture Art History View 136 other Masters in Art History in United Kingdom
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 university application form will need to be submitted which includes a detailed statement to support your application for the course.
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 with entry qualifications for a postgraduate course.
International12890 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12890 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
UK / EU: £960 per 20 credits
International: £1,430 per 20 credits
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