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Architecture - RIBA 2 (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day

Program description

Architecture - RIBA 2 (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Master of Architecture RIBA 2 course 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.

Our MArch Architecture RIBA 2 course 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.

We're committed to expanding creative possibilities through ambitious engagement with the world around us. You're encouraged to explore particular lines of interest and develop ideas in depth.

Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • A good degree in architecture
  • Preferably completed RIBA Part 1 or have exemption from it (We will also consider your application if you haven't completed Part 1 but you've undertaken a non-UK or non-validated architecture degree. However, before qualifying as an architect in the UK, you must have obtained RIBA Part 1, as well as Parts 2 and 3. If you haven't completed Part 1 you should contact the ARB directly regarding eligibility for your Prescribed Part 1 exam.)
  • The ability to demonstrate your talent as a designer and motivation to complete the course successfully

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

  • 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
  • The Problem of Irony
  • The Question of Technology?
  • The Soundscape of Modernity
  • Writing About Architecture
  • Design Thesis Project: Resolution
  • Design Thesis Project: Specialisation and Proposition
  • Integrated Design Study
  • Advanced Digital Design Techniques
  • Changing Places
  • Critical Transformations
  • Digital Design Techniques
  • Histories
  • Interpretation?
  • Planning and Urban Theory
  • Planning and Urban Theory
  • Theories

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 / £3,465 per year
  • International students: £12,700 per year

Career opportunities

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.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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