MArch Architecture

Postgraduate Taught Masters (RIBA Part 2)


This course encourages students to make sophisticated and relevant architectural propositions. Students develop skills appropriate to architectural practice through socially engaged design studios and the live projects programme.

About the MArch Architecture course

The course is validated by the RIBA at Part 2 and prescribed by ARB. Study is primarily studio-based, with design projects each year. To gain RIBA Part 2 qualification students produce at least one comprehensive design project and a dissertation.

Through our innovative Live Projects students can work with local, regional and international groups on real-life challenges. MArch students could be building, designing urban masterplans or designing in detail.

What the course offers

Validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) at Part 2 and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB).

Our design teaching is studio based with several research-led options. Programmes run by specialist staff link together lectures, studio work and research. The courses have similar structures. Each module is assessed individually by coursework. Course handbooks are available on our website with further information on modules and assessment procedures.