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Graduate Diploma in Architecture - Urban Design

Newcastle University

9 months
21395 GBP/year
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Graduate Diploma in Architecture - Urban Design at INTO Newcastle University is a preparation program that upgrades your academic skills, English language level in order to be accepted to a Master’s program. 


Graduate Diploma in Architecture - Urban Design at INTO Newcastle University offers benefits like: 

  • Personalized academic advice. 
  • Develop the necessary skills for your chosen Master’s subject. 
  • Develop you research knowledge. 
  • Develop a specialized English vocabulary. 

What to expect from studying this Architecture program 

Study an Architecture program to learn how to design beautiful and functional buildings that stand the test of time. You will train to work together with construction engineers, tking into account design restrictions, safety standards and the resources you have at your disposal. You will learn how to use software tools like Computer-Aided Design to help you plan and optimize your work. 

Develop your eye for the art of designing buildings and livable spaces by understanding texture, color theory, lighting conditions, and materials. 

In addition to working as an architect, an Architecture program can prepare you for working in interior and spatial design, or in urban planning. 

Programme Structure

Core Modules:

  • Architecture, Culture and History
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Professional Studies for Architecture
  • Contextualised Design for Built Environment
  • Design in Urban Context

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. 

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Age Requirements:
  • 17 years and above

Standard option: IELTS 5.5

Extended option: IELTS 5.0 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21395 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21395 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • Tuition fees start from £21,395 depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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