MArch

Architecture (Part II)

Duration
2 Years
Start
September 2024
Delivery
In Person

Our MArch Architecture course focuses on design innovation and current theories of architecture and urbanism to challenge your thinking and prepare you for practice.

Why study with us

  • Learning is studio-based. You’ll have access to an extensive model-making workshop as well as CAD/CAM and Rapid Prototyping (RP) facilities, laser cutting and digital printing.
  • Opportunities for international study and lively discussion with a variety of visiting speakers will enrich your experience and inspire your creativity.
  • Preston offers the ideal environment for studying Architecture – it’s home to the innovative Building Design Partnership (founded by George Grenfell Baines) who built Preston Bus Station, one of the most iconic modern buildings in Britain.
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Architecture at UCLan – an introduction

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Architecture student's model
Architecture student's model

What you'll do

  • You’ll get industry experience by working on live projects with local communities and professionals within Preston.
  • Our dedicated architecture workshop and computer labs provide you with your own desk, drawing board and storage space within our studios.

Modules

Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.

90%Face-to-face
10%Online

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

Study in our Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

During your studies with us you’ll benefit from our new £35 million EIC building which provides an integrated teaching space in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Adobe Creative Cloud

Unleash your creativity at anytime, anywhere. From September 2024, you'll have access to the industry-standard Adobe Creative Cloud package on both your personal device and on campus. Get hands-on with this widely recognised package and create a portfolio that showcases your skills.

Accreditations

  • This course is expected to lead to Part I recognition by the ARB, the statutory body for the registration of architects in the UK. It enables you to progress becoming a chartered architect and ARB member.
  • This course is validated by the RIBA, a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. This validation recognises our outstanding facilities, focus on the student experience and commitment to employability.
Wash Your Words room
Wash Your Words

'Wash Your Words', a project by UCLan Architecture's Lee Ivett and Ecaterina Stefanescu, has been shortlisted for the RIBA Journal MacEwan Awards.

Wash Your Words provides somewhere for people to wash clothes, read, learn and create art, but also a space for imagination and to meet new people.

Future careers

Once validated, completion of this master’s course in Architecture aims to prepare you for exemption from the RIBA Part 2 examination and for access to the next stage in your career in professional practice.

Looking to start your postgraduate journey?

Our range of subjects and study modes can support your goals. Take your next step with a postgraduate degree.

How to apply

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
Full-time£16,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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