Research course

Architecture (social science)

University of Nottingham · Institute of Architecture

Entry requirements

2:1 (international equivalent) and/or a Master's at merit level in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

December, October, June, April, February

Course content

Research in architectural humanities at Nottingham covers a diverse multidisciplinary field including: architectural history, theory and criticism; philosophy of technology; critical and cultural theory; architecture and the body; architecture and language; museums and national identity.

There has been a continuous investment in the buildings and facilities in the department. The computing facilities (complete with the software you will need), building technology laboratories and technical workshop, digital fabrication suite and model making workshop will provide you with additional tools for investigative analysis.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Department specialisms

For more information about the department of Architecture and Built Environment, please visit

Information for international students

The International Office offers a number of scholarships for International students. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Faculty of Engineering web pages.

For information on opportunities for funding for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5151