Taught course


UCL - University College London · Bartlett School of Architecture
MArch (ARB/RIBA Part 2)

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class degree in architecture from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Corporate membership of the following UK professional institutions: Architects Registration Board (ARB); the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) would also meet the requirement. A design/creative portfolio is also expected. Applicants will be asked to submit a portfolio of their design work once their completed application has been received, and should not send or upload work until it has been requested. Although it is not a requirement, professional work experience taken after completing your undergraduate degree is also expected.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

Architecture MArch at The Bartlett is a leading professionally-accredited architecture programme, which allows students to develop an advanced understanding about what architecture is and what it could be.

Architecture MArch at The Bartlett sees students taking speculative risks with ground-breaking ideas, testing the boundaries of what architecture is and how it is defined.

The Bartlett School of Architecture enjoys an unrivalled reputation within the UK's architecture industry, having been voted the best architecture school by the Architects' Journal AJ100 for sixteen consecutive  years. Our students enjoy networking opportunities, including Open Crits and the annual Summer Show of student work, to which influencers and industry leaders are invited. 

The school also enjoys an exceptional international reputation and is currently ranked first in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.

Architecture MArch is taught in the school's impressive Bloomsbury home - 22 Gordon Street in Central London, embedded within the cultural and creative hub of London. Students not only enjoy the school's studio spaces and culture, but also workshop and fabrication facilities unrivalled within London.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MArch (ARB/RIBA Part 2)
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


The unit system of teaching is supported by lectures and seminars given by a diverse spectrum of leading practitioners and academics. Design work accounts for 65% of the programme, and assessment is through portfolio, essay, design realisation report, and thesis.

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214