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MA Architecture and Urban Design - Canterbury and Paris

University of Kent Kent School of Architecture and Planning

Full time September MA Full-time: 1 year

About the course

The MA in Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) proposes a particular perspective of the city, combining the strength of architectural history and theory with the study of the contemporary city, to provide an understanding of architecture and urban design that addresses the dynamic conditions of cities today.

The MA in Architecture and Urban Design (MAUD) is a wide-ranging mainstream Master's programme in architecture that gives you an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective on contemporary architecture and urban design. The programme informs you about the latest knowledge of architecture and urban design in order to prepare you to become a successful professionals working on a global scale.

You are taught how to combine academic analysis with the development of creative and

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Entry Requirements

A first or good second class honours degree (or equivalent) in architecture or related discipline in humanities, planning or similar. Those without the degree will be considered for entry on an individual basis but must be able to show a considerable period of experience at an appropriate level.

You will also be required to submit a portfolio submission of recent work. Your portfolio should contain your best, most recent work to demonstrate your ability in design, spatial awareness and academic accomplishment. We look for knowledge about urban design and which demonstrate an interest in cities, city-making and how cities function.


The 2020/21 annual tuition fees for this programme are:

UK/EU £8850
Overseas £16200

For full details regarding fees and funding, please visit: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course..

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Student Profile(s)

Elaine Page

2259.jpg What attracted you to studying at Kent?
I found the university's prestigious academic and research reputation attractive and I liked its creative energy.

Why did you choose to study architecture?
I chose to study Architecture and Cities to further my understanding of the built environment. Originally from a public health background I am interested in the impacts of a city's architecture and infrastructure on health.

What skills did you acquire whilst studying architecture?
I am able to appreciate and experience architecture and urban design more fully. I rediscovered my creative and artistic side by improving my drawing skills and I learnt how to use software unfamiliar to me.

What did you enjoy most about your time at university?
The experience of studying the masters has furthered and enriched my personal growth and I very much enjoyed the opportunity and challenge of studying a subject new to me.

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