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MArch Architecture & Urbanism is a Masters of Architecture award within the Design programme at the School of Creative Arts. Within the programme there is strong emphasis on professional practice and the real-world applications of design. You will develop key research skills and gain a good understanding of the work of other practitioners in your field.

The aim of the postgraduate programme is to equip you with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to practice at an advanced level, to foster your creativity and enhance your employment opportunities. You will work alongside artists and designers who are involved with a wide variety of media and forms and will benefit from visiting architects and design professionals. Induction, seminars and social events for students and staff mean that you will be part of a friendly and supportive postgraduate community, which also includes film makers, musicians and professionals working in new media. Senior research staff and internationally renowned artists work with postgraduate students, helping you to develop original and challenging work.

Why choose this course?

This programme focuses on architectural typologies and the built environment in the region, with an international and global view. The MArch Architecture and Urbanism pays particular attention to contemporary urban and architectural questions, including fringe conditions, peripheries, rapid and sustainable urban growth, gentrification, new towns and garden cities, future, smart and digital cities, suburbia, edge urban conditions, in connection with local communities and inclusive societies.

Course details

Structure

Level 7

Core Modules

  • Lab 1 - 30 Credits
  • Lab 2 - 30 Credits
  • Specialism Studio - 60 Credits
  • Thesis Studio - 60 Credits
  • Dissertation - 60 Credits

Optional

Fees & funding

Fees 2019

UK/EU Students

Full time
  • £8000 for the 2019/2020 academic year
Part time
  • £665 per 15 credits for the 2019/2020 academic year

International Students

Full time
  • £12500 for the 2019/2020 academic year
Part time
  • £1040 per 15 credits for the 2019/2020 academic year

We are currently looking into the funding options for this course and hope to confirm the details before the start of the academic year. If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact Student Funding & Financial Support: funding@herts.ac.uk 

Discounts are available for International students if payment is made in full at registration

*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

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Other financial support

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Living costs / accommodation

The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.

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How to apply

2019

Start DateEnd DateLink
23/09/201931/05/2020Apply online (Full Time)
23/09/201931/05/2020Apply online (Part Time)

2020

Start DateEnd DateLink
23/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Full Time)
23/09/202031/05/2021Apply online (Part Time)