The Architectural Design MA is a pre-professional programme developing a specialist approach to architectural thinking, and design execution. This is an internationally popular course that attracts students globally and currently offers two streams:
• Philosophical Discourse and Architecture – this stream pursues a humanistic approach to architecture rooted in the humanities, that examines the epistemology of modern architecture in concert with modern continental philosophy, which allows you to integrate knowledge of specialized disciplines into a unified and meaningful whole.
• Design Computation and Architecture – this stream will examine the concept of space and the problem of configuring space in architecture. Taking an interdisciplinary approach you will review literature and explore concepts from a range of fields, including theoretical biology, social science, systems theory, cybernetics, semiotics and computation to establish ways and means of rethinking and designing architectural space
Graduates may either find employment with a leading architectural practice or progress onto professional qualification. Graduates are given the opportunity to complete the MArch with advanced standing, commencing in MArch Year Two, subject to portfolio review and interview. After the course, many students continue with their architectural education and aspire to qualify and register as an architect in the UK, or pursue academic research. The MA in Architectural Design offers access to careers in allied industries, such as planning, architectural conservation, urban design, facilities, estate and project management, or into other fields such as journalism, heritage and history studies, film, web design, lifestyle design, game design, event design and digital animation, strategic management, and political advocacy.
Art, Design and Humanities Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Scholarship
The scholarship programme is based on academic achievement and merit, and applies automatically to all DMU Home/EU students who are graduating this year (2014) or have graduated within the last two years (2012 or 2013) who achieved 2:1 or above, and enrol onto one of our full-time Masters programmes.For terms and conditions and a full list of eligible courses, please visit dmu.ac.uk/adh2020
Value of Scholarship(s)
50% tuition fees discount
At De Montfort University (DMU) we are fully committed to supporting our students and graduates throughout their personal and career development, and that is why we would like to introduce the Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship scheme for DMU alumnus, which will cover 50% of the tuition fee on a postgraduate taught course at DMU.
The scholarship will be awarded automatically (subject to the eligibility criteria). There is no separate application process or deadline.
As part of De Montfort University's (DMU) ongoing commitment to sport and enhancing our students' experience, we are delighted to offer the new Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarships; available to full-time UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students, starting in September 2016. The Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship provides an opportunity for talented students to develop their performance in sports, becoming a DMU champion for sport, and performing in the British Universities and College Sport (BUCS) and Varsity competitions; whilst gaining a recognised degree qualification, across a wide range of courses and disciplines*.Each of our 30 dedicated packages provides students up to £6,000 of support each; including a £4,000 cash bursary and £2,000 towards sport-specific support, such as; physiotherapy, strength and conditioning, and private medical insurance for example.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Up to £6000
- Be a UK or EU status student - Be starting a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at DMU in September 2016 - Compete at a high representative level, and most-importantly be able to demonstrate passion and commitment to your sport - Participate in the annual DMU sports club 'trials' and selection process within your chosen sport - Where appropriate, be an enthusiastic role model to represent DMU; for example, with external partners, in the media, to prospective DMU students at Open Days and any other suitable event - Where appropriate, compete for DMU in all competitions and training events, including at Varsity and BUCS events.
How to apply The application process for the 2016-17 academic year is now open. Download the form here, complete fully and return to the DMU Sports Team ([email protected]) by Friday 15 July 2016 for the first deadline, or Thursday 1 September for the extended deadline.Timeline for 2016-17 Application ProcessFriday 15 July - First deadline for scholarship applications Friday 29 July - Successful applicants will be informed of final decision Thursday 18 August - A level results day - Undergraduate scholarship decisions ratified according to academic entry to university Thursday 1 September - Extended deadline for late applicants
If you have any queries about the scholarship, your eligibility or how the terms relate to your sport, please contact [email protected]
Successful completion of Architecture BA (Hons) or equivalent ARB/RIBA Part I qualification, at 2:2 Honours or above. Graduates with degrees in cognate design fields may apply. A portfolio of design work, submitted digitally is required. Candidates without requisite academic qualifications who possess relevant industry experience can be considered upon assessment individually.If English is not your ﬁrst language, you must have an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. English Language tuition, delivered byour British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and throughout the course if you need it.
Please see dmu.ac.uk/pgfees for more information
Recipient: De Montfort University
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