Taught course

Architecture and Digital Theory

UCL - University College London · Bartlett School of Architecture

Entry requirements

The normal minimum qualifications are an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in architecture or an associated design discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. 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 http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

The Architecture and Digital Theory MRes explores digital theory, history, and cultures, in all their guises: from design and fabrication, to many related fields and disciplines that are being affected and transformed by the new digital paradigm.

The UCL Bartlett is the UK's largest multidisciplinary Faculty of the Built Environment, bringing together scientific and professional specialisms required to research, understand, design, construct and operate the buildings and urban environments of the future. Located in London, it is at the heart of a large cluster of creative architects and engineering firms and has all the resources of a world city at hand. Conceived as a research laboratory, this course offers a hybrid pedagogical format where learning and experiments, inspired by today’s evolving design technologies, are conversant with the culture of the design community, and informed by relevant recent scholarship in the arts and humanities.

Located in London, it is at the heart of the world's largest cluster of creative architects and engineering firms, next to the UK's seat of government and finance and has all the resources of a world city to hand.

Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years; Flexible: 3-5 years;

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of Informal and formal presentation to critics, Lectures and seminars, face-to-face and by email tutorial. Assessment is through coursework, written papers and public presentations.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214