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Architectural and Urban Design MA (PGCert PGDip)


University of Brighton School of Architecture and Design

Full time & Part time September PgDip, MA, PgCert Full-time 12 months; Part-time 2 years 2 years

About the course

Urbanism and urban design are ambiguous terms that surround and reflect both the physical and mental attributes applied to the built environment combining to form a layered knowledge of the city.

On this course you will examine these two sensibilities working across the disciplines of architecture, art and cultural geography, combining critical debate and creative practice to aid your development as a designer of future urban environments.

The course, based in the School of Architecture and Design, is highly experimental and aims to stretch your imagination and critical ability.

You will produce innovative portfolios and learn about the issues of global urban environments, expanding your knowledge beyond the usual subject boundaries.

Against Brighton’s vibrant, creative and diverse backdrop

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:2 honours degree in a design-related subject. In exceptional circumstances, applicants may have several years of experience working in the design industry. You will need:

- two references (one of which must be academic for recent graduates)
- personal statement
- portfolio (hard copy or suitable digital alternative).

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.


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