Taught course

Architecture

Institution
University of Portsmouth · Portsmouth School of Architecture
Qualifications
MArch

Entry requirements

Qualifications or experience
  • A 2:2 honours degree with RIBA Part 1 exemption, or equivalent.
  • Applicants would preferably have a year of professional, relevant experience.

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Selection process
  • An online portfolio submission and/or interview may be required as part of the selection process.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview
If you’re ready to advance your career in architecture, then the ideal next step is taking your previous studies and experience into a postgraduate qualification.
On this MArch Architecture degree course – which leads to the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Architects Registration Board (ARB) Part 2 exemption – you’ll learn the professional and creative skills needed for a successful architectural career.
You’ll unpack architectural topics such as urbanism, landscape, sustainability and culture, and learn to put your knowledge and skills into practice as you pursue your ambition to become a qualified architect.

What you'll experience
On this Architecture degree course, you’ll:
  • develop the creative and professional abilities needed for a practicing architect
  • engage in collaborative projects
  • get the opportunity to study at a range of European universities through the ERASMUS+ exchange scheme (full time students, MArch Year 1)
You can also do this course as a degree apprenticeship.

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.
We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies and build your portfolio.

Careers and opportunities
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.
The skills you'll develop on this course, will open doors to exciting careers in professional and creative careers, and put you one step closer to becoming a registered architect.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £9,250 p/a* Part time: £3,080 p/a* *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Full time: £14,300 p/a* Part time: £7,150 p/a* *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@port.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 9284 5566