Taught course

Architecture and Urbanism

Manchester Metropolitan University · Manchester School of Architecture

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Entry requirements

You will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a related field. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you have proven experience in a relevant field.

Months of entry


Course content

A taught postgraduate course that conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urban situations is explored in written, drawn and modelled work that builds on the legacy of twentieth century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities.


  • This course is jointly accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester with cross-disciplinary connections between the two universities.
  • This is an internationally engaged course that actively disseminates students’' thesis work through conferences, exhibitions, competitions and publications.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 161 247 6969