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  MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies


University of Cambridge    Department of Architecture

Full time See Course Other, MPhil 9 months full time
Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Geography (17)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies at Cambridge University. This prestigious programme delves into sustainability science, modern architecture, and the evolving urban landscape worldwide. Students from diverse academic backgrounds collaborate with experts in urban planning, architectural theory, and design practice to explore a spectrum of research methods and theoretical approaches. The course offers a flexible structure tailored to individual research interests, with two core streams focusing on history and theory, as well as technical and sustainability aspects. Key learning outcomes include honing research skills, understanding socio-political contexts, and mastering environmental design. Entry requirements entail a UK High II.i Honours Degree or equivalent. With a strong emphasis on individual supervision, seminars, and workshops, students are equipped with the necessary tools to excel in academia or enhance their professional prospects. Join us and unlock your potential in shaping the future of architecture and urban development.

About the course

The MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies (MAUS) is a programme of sustainability science and design for buildings and cities, and advanced study on modern and contemporary architecture and the continued development of cities around the world. Students from a variety of academic backgrounds work in an interdisciplinary environment with urbanists, environmental and technology specialists, architectural theorists and historians and design practitioners. Students will explore a wide range of ideas, research methods and theoretical approaches in order to undertake a critical and rigorous analysis of issues relating to both architecture and the challenges and complexities of the world’s rapidly changing cities.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.

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