The aim of this course is to address the needs of those looking for a strong foundation of traditional design knowledge and skills, addressing contemporary issues of architectural design and construction. The course focuses on providing students with the competencies necessary for successful architectural design. It encompasses advanced issues of design problem solving including aesthetics, sustainability, urban design, briefing development, design information management, the use of technology to support design development, and support for clients to ensure the successful delivery of benefits. This course is one of number operated within the Master's suite in the School of Art, Design and Architecture which aims to encourage cross-disciplinary working.
This course provides students with the opportunity to get a well-rounded experience in architecture. Architectural teaching in Huddersfield has a history dating back over 90 years; the town is a fine example of buildings from the traditional to the modern a number of which can be found in and around the University precinct. Huddersfield's position mid-way between the cities of Leeds and Manchester means it is ideally placed to explore architecture at a range of scales and within a regional context. The course also includes themes of sustainability, modern and efficient methods of construction and urban design.
2:2 or above in an appropriate subject. Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience may be accepted, subject to approval.Applicants whose first language is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. International students with qualifications in 'creative' or ‘practice' subjects should submit a portfolio of work with their application.All suitably qualified applicants are normally interviewed. Interview will be by portfolio of practice based and/or theoretical work and a statement of intent.
Recipient: University of Huddersfield
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