Taught course

Architecture

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of Architecture
Qualifications
MArch

Entry requirements

You’ll need BA Architecture, 2:1 or equivalent, from a RIBA/ARB-approved institution, along with one year in practice.

You should have RIBA Part 1 or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) at Part 2 and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB).

Your study will be mainly studio based, with design projects each year.

Through our acclaimed live projects programme, you can work with local, regional and international groups on real-life challenges. You could be building and designing urban masterplans or designing in detail.

In our design studios you'll explore current challenges and opportunities in architecture. Initial themes are developed out of the studio leader’s research interests and you are encouraged to develop a critical approach to the production of architecture in contemporary society, learning from the past and visioning the future.

To gain your RIBA Part 2 qualification you’ll produce at least one comprehensive design project and a dissertation. The degree is currently validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) at Part 2 and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB).

We are one of the UK's top architecture schools. Our teaching staff are doing world-class research, helping to make the school a leader in our field across the UK and internationally. Through our teaching and research, we explore the social, spatial and environmental implications of architecture. As a Sheffield student you will engage with real issues affecting the built environment.

Teaching

Our design teaching is studio based with several research-led options. Programmes run by specialist staff link together lectures, studio work and research.

Assessment

Each module is assessed individually by coursework.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MArch

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
architecture-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 0309