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Architecture RIBA 2, MArch

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #751 (QS) City of London, United Kingdom
The Architecture RIBA 2 programme from London Metropolitan University as a whole encourages fresh thinking, experimentation and risk. You will be encouraged to understand and engage with the society you are part of and to engage with social, political and economic infrastructures that predetermine built form.

Overview

Why study this course?

The Architecture RIBA 2 programme from London Metropolitan University is design-driven and will enable you to focus your skills and develop excellence in your work. The main areas of study are in design, technology, practice, history and theory. Each area is taught by a wide range of tutors, with a strong emphasis on self-directed study and ambitious agendas.

The Metropolitan Architecture Student Society (MASS) is very active in organising lectures, events and socials, and has a wide network of industry sponsors. To see what they're up to, follow MASS on Instagram and Twitter.

After the course

After securing a MArch Architecture (RIBA 2) degree, many students decide to study the Examination in Professional Practice (RIBA 3), following a period of practical experience. RIBA 2 also enables you to progress to a specialised master's course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advocacy: Practice Beyond Aesthetics
  • Applied Technology in Architecture
  • Design Level 4 Process and Proposal
  • Design Level 4 Subject and Context
  • Cinema and the City
  • Concepts of Space
  • Economics of Place
  • Forgetting of Air
  • Poetry and Architecture

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a good degree in architecture 
  • passed RIBA Part 1
  • the ability to demonstrate your talent as a designer as well as your motivation to complete the course successfully

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12515 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12515 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3465 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3465 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Part time:

  • UK/EU - £1,585 per 20-credit module
  • International - £2,085 per 20-credit module

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

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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