Taught course

Architecture MArch Part 2

Robert Gordon University · Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment

Entry requirements

Applicants normally have the following:

A 2.2 undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in Architecture with an overall performance in the final year of 50 % or above in the final year of study.

Have an exemption from the Architects Registration Board (ARB) & Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 1, but this is not compulsory*

Submission of a satisfactory portfolio of design work

*Students without a RIBA / ARB recognised award at Part 1, will not be able to progress to UK registration as an Architect. Candidates in this position will either have to undertake Year 3 of the BSc Architecture / Master of Architecture, or apply to the ARB for Part 1 exemption through the external candidate route.

Months of entry


Course content

The study of architecture requires an enquiring and imaginative mind, to analyse and consider new possibilities for buildings that will improve people’s quality of life.

It embodies many issues and challenges: the creation of better places to live, work, and relax; designing buildings and cities that recognise the cultural diversity of the population; proposing ideas that contribute socially and economically to the community; and using imagination and innovation to do all this more responsibly and efficiently for a world with finite resources.

Our MArch Architecture course, which is accredited by the RIBA and ARB, will provide you with the professional and creative skills required for a successful career in architecture. The taught course is complemented by a year's practical experience, allowing you to gain valuable experience of architectural practice. You will also have the fantastic opportunity to travel, whether on study trips to look at the very best of international design or on student exchanges in a partnership institution for 1 semester.

Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
Scottish £1820 RUK £6,750
International students
International Students £13,270

For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MArch
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
01224 262728