Architectural Design MArch (B-pro)

University College of London (UCL), London, England, United Kingdom
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University
University College of London (UCL)
School
The Bartlett School of Architecture
Location
London, England, United Kingdom
Address
22 Gordon St, Kings Cross, London WC1H 0QB
BAM 2022
#7 / 22
Language
English
Length
1 year full time
Fee
UK-EU: £14,160 full time / Non UK-EU: £29,260 full time
Overview

This programme explores the frontiers of architecture and design, with an emphasis on the latest technological advances, particularly computation and robotics.

 

Architectural Design MArch

This programme explores the frontiers of architecture and design, with an emphasis on the latest technological advances, particularly computation and robotics.

 

About

Design is a crucial agency for uncovering complex patterns. This programme belongs to the school’s suite of B-Pro programmes and explores the frontiers of advanced architecture and design and their convergence with science and technology.

Spending around two thirds of their time undertaking studio-based design enquiry, students work with internationally renowned researchers and practitioners towards a major speculative design project and thesis. The design modules are structured in groups known as Research Clusters, each with its own research specialism, and all underpinned by shared technical and theoretical resources and expertise.

Architectural Design MArch culminates in the annual B-Pro Show – an exhibition of student work, attracting thousands of visitors to the school’s central London home.

 

Highlights

– Gain an understanding of the role computation plays in complex design synthesis

– Work with an international body of experts and students

– Be introduced to highly advanced coding, fabrication and robotic skills, and the latest approaches to AI, CNC fabrication, 3D printing, supercomputing, simulation and interactivity

– Have access to B-made workshop facilities and fabrication expertise unrivalled in the UK

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Admission Requirements

Key information

Modes/duration

Full-time: one year, taught over 12 months

 

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class UK degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with extensive experience in the field may also be considered.

A design/creative portfolio is also expected. Applicants will be asked to submit a portfolio of their design work once their completed application has been received, and should not send or upload work until it has been requested.

 

Application deadline

Applications for 2022 entry will open on 18 October 2021 and close on 31 March 2022. We strongly advise early application, as our programmes are over subscribed and competition is high.

 

Fees and funding

– Tuition fee information can be found on the UCL Graduate Prospectus.

– For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding section of the UCL website.

 

About this degree

Students engage critically with new developments in technology, which are rapidly changing the landscape of architecture, its social and economic role and its effectiveness in industry applications. Placing advanced design at its core, the Architectural Design programme devotes a high proportion of its time to studio-based design enquiry, culminating in a major project and thesis.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

Students are introduced to the theoretical concepts which underpin Architectural Design through lectures and initial design projects. Students then undertake a thesis project, a report and work in specialist teaching groups. Modules are design-based with specialist lecture input.

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MArch in Architectural Design.

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BAM Evaluation 2022
01. CONSOLIDATION IN TIME
3,50 pts
02. EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONALIZATION
4,50 pts
03. TEACHING APPROACH & PROGRAM
8,50 pts
04. JOB OPPORTUNITIES & NETWORKING
3,50 pts
05. FACULTY INTERNATIONALITY & DIVERSITY
3,00 pts
06. FACULTY COMPETENCE
3,50 pts
07. STUDENTS INTERNATIONALITY & DIVERSITY
2,50 pts
08. PUBLICATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS
4,50 pts
09. SCHOOL FACILITIES & STUDENT SERVICES
6,50 pts
10. EXTRA POINTS
3,00 pts
Total Points
43,00 pts
Overal Score
63,70 pts
Final Score
83,50 pts
Campus Location
** Some information about this program was extracted from its official website in order to be evalued by the BAM Ranking
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#3
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