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MRes Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
19940 USD
National
10130 USD
EU
10130 USD

Application fee

International 75 USD
National 75 USD
EU 75 USD
Department
Built Environment
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

Alongside initial training by world leaders in space syntax research, students will be able to specialise in one of several streams: buildings and organisations; urban, suburban, planned and unplanned settlements; spatial modelling and evidence-based architectural and urban design. If desired, students will be able to develop a research project relevant to the research interests of their company or practice.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of four core modules (75 credits), one optional module (15 credits) and a dissertation (90 credits).

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Eligibility Criteria

Entry Requirement

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant design, engineering or scientific field or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a relevant postgraduate qualification or significant industrial experience.

English Language Requirements

All students whose first language is not English must be able to provide recent evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which they have applied.

This requirement is specified in order to ensure that the academic progress of students is not hindered by language difficulties and that students are able to integrate socially while studying at UCL and living in the UK.

The English language level for this programme is: Standard

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Course Modules

Core Modules

  • Principles of Analytical Design
  • Design as a Knowledge-Based Process
  • Communication Skills
  • Spatial Cultures

Options
Choose one of the following:

  • Spatial Justice
  • Architectural Phenomena

Dissertation/report
All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of 15,000 words.

Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, tutorials, field work, independent project work and workshops. Assessment is through coursework, written and take-home examinations, projects, dissertation and presentation.

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How to Apply

You must submit your application yourself and not via an agency.

Applications must be supported by:

  • two references from people who are able to comment on your suitability for the programme for which you are applying;
  • transcripts (in English) for all qualifications that are relevant to your application;
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • See a list of what you need to apply.
  • Please note that references must be received within two weeks of the programme deadline in order for you to have the best chance of being considered.

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