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Study architecture in the UK

An in-depth guide to studying architecture in the UK as an international student

What types of architecture degree can you study in the UK?

What do architecture experts in UK say?

  • Dr Milena Metalkova-Markova

    Dr Milena Metalkova-Markova

    University of Portsmouth Senior Lecturer at PSA
    Dr Milena Metalkova-Markova says

    The study of architecture offers excellent preparation by equipping students with crucial skills in the field such as critical thinking, strategy building, problem-solving, context analysis, concept formulation, design elaboration and architectural drawings, representation skills, presentation skills and team working.

    UK education is highly recognized all over the world, giving students the opportunity to find a job wherever they want to live. The UK educational model is constantly improving and evolving, giving you the chance to be up-to-date with the spirit of time and be able to actively participate in contemporary world context.

    During your study you will establish a wide UK and international network of contacts which will enable you to fulfil a variety of professional realisations you aspire.

    A degree in architecture in the UK will enable you to receive an up to date training in architecture history and theory, context analysis, social problematics sensitivity, architecture precedents' use, team work skills, latest digital technologies' knowledge, ability for a self-reflection and how to coin a strong argumentation of your ideas as well as an excellent opportunity to communicate and work with a an international team of exciting and enthusiastic tutors with a wide range of expertise.

    A degree in architecture will expand your way of thinking and the skills you acquire during your study enable you to find employment in a variety of spheres, not only in architecture studios, but in the creative industries sector, education, real estate, heritage preservation, civic administration or entrepreneurship.

Top architecture programs in the UK

What are the top architecture undergraduate programs in the UK?

Bachelor's in architecture in the UK

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    Architecture - BA (Hons) University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    15,500 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Architecture
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    Architecture - BA (Hons) Ulster University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    14,480 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Architecture
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    Architecture and Environmental Engineering - BEng (Hons) University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,000 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Architecture - BSc (Hons) University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,000 GBP
    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about Architecture
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    Architecture and Planning - BA (Hons) University of the West of England - UWE Bristol, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,000 GBP
    Start date
    September
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Pathway in architecture in the UK

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    Architecture (Foundation) - FD Leeds Beckett University, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    10,900 GBP
    Start date
    January, September
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    Architecture, International Year One - UGP University of Brighton, UK

    Program type
    Undergraduate pathway
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    17,100 GBP
    Start date
    January, September, October
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What are the top architecture graduate programs in the UK?

Master's in architecture in the UK

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    Architecture RIBA Part 2 - MArch (Hons) University of Dundee, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    17,275 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Architecture - MArch University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    7,750 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Architecture - MPhil University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    4 years
    Tuition fees per year
    8,150 GBP
    Start date
    October, February
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    Conservation Architecture - MA University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Tuition fees per year
    15,500 GBP
    Start date
    September
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    Architecture - MArch Ulster University, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Tuition fees per year
    14,480 GBP
    Start date
    September
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Doctorate in architecture in the UK

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    Architecture - PhD University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    6 years
    Tuition fees per year
    8,150 GBP
    Start date
    October, February
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    Architecture - PhD London South Bank University, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Tuition fees per year
    13,780 GBP
    Start date
    January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December
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