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Advanced Architectural Design

University of Strathclyde

24 months
18950 GBP/year
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The MArch/PgDip Advanced Architectural Design at The University of Strathclydegives you the opportunity to explore architecture in a broad-based manner through theoretical and practical work. It demands a high level of design ability and self-motivation while giving you the chance to explore and develop projects related to your own interests.

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In this MArch/PgDip Advanced Architectural Design at The University of Strathclyde , you’ll appraise current theoretical approaches to architecture and urban design then assess and show their relevance in existing and proposed contexts. You’ll also develop and demonstrate formal and technical architectural ability.

If you obtain all diploma credits at first sitting you'll have the opportunity to proceed to Masters, thus converting your Diploma into a MArch. This requires an extra three months of study.


Career opportunities for Architecture graduates range from working in large multidisciplinary practices to smaller specialist firms.

Many of our graduates are employed by highly respected practices throughout the world, while others have set up their own businesses.

The Department has a growing reputation for developing entrepreneurial graduates who go on to make their mark in the sector independently in practices such as Page and Park, Tog Studio and Lateral North.



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Design Studies 4A and 4B- To Care
  •  Design Studies 4B - To Care
  •  Cultural Studies 4. Elective Classes: Special Study Project 4
  •  Design Studies
  •  Cultural Studies 5
  •  Professional Studies 5
  •  Dissertation Project
  •  Portfolio
  •  Mentoring and Architectural Pedagogy
  •  The History and Theory of Architectural Conservation
  •  The Theory of Architectural Conservation
  •  Urban Design History
  •  Urban Theory
  •  Urban Landscape Design
  •  Sustainability
  •  International Workshop
  •  Cultural and Behavioural Factors in Architrecture and Urbanism
  •  Building Information Management
  •  Theory of Conservation
  •  Architectural and Construction History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.


180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in Architecture from a UK/EU university. Students with a degree from an overseas university should apply for the MArch Architectural Design (International). 
  • An academic portfolio will be required containing all relevant design work from your previous course of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18950 GBP per year during 24 months.

Rest of UK: £9,250 per year

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 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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