Taught course

Architectural and Urban Design

University of Edinburgh · Architecture

Entry requirements

A professional qualification in architecture, usually a five-year programme, with a strong portfolio of design work. Consideration will be given to applicants with a four-year qualification in architecture if they have appropriate experience in professional practice or a related field, such as art, digital design, or industrial design.

Advanced Architectural Design; Design Project 1, Digital Design Media, Design Project 2, Readings in Contemporary Architectural Theory, Design Research Project, Introduction to Urban Design, Urban Design Theory

Months of entry


Course content

The programme provides specialist training in design for candidates who already hold a professional architectural degree. The programme aims to expose candidates to a range of cutting-edge approaches, strategies, research and experimentation techniques in architectural design.

Graduates of this programme will have the capacity to demonstrate leadership within an architectural design-team context; critically evaluate the possible roles architectural design plays within the larger field of cultural production; comprehend some of the key consequences digital media have for the conception, design and representation of architecture.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

ECA Graduate School
+44 (0) 131 650 4086