Architecture (ARB/RIBA part 2)Knights Park
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Rank: 100 (TCUG)
Location: Knights Park
Study mode full-time
Degree: Integrated masters
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £15300
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16.8 : 1
Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
The Architecture MArch qualification is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB). This course covers both ARB and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) criteria Part 2.This course centres on the practice, theory, techniques and contexts of design. It involves livebuild' projects, recently for the Barbican in London and Kunstmuseum Bonn.You will deepen and consolidate the knowledge, understanding and skills acquired during your first degree and a recommended period of work-based learning. A dissertation will give you the chance to investigate an area of interest in depth.: Kingston is in the Domus listing of the top 50 Architecture Schools in Europe.-; Kingston's curriculum was commended by RIBA in 2017. You will be taught by a wide range of distinguished practitioners and academics. Design is taught in a unit system with all design units taught by notable architecture practitioners.-; Our students and staff win prestigious industry awards, including regular successes in the RIBA President's Medals.Our graduates succeed in professional practice, architecture teaching and associated construction and creative industries. They are actively sought by prominent architectural practices in London, the UK and abroad.
2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent, normally with ARB/RIBA Part 1 exemption. Selection includes an interview. Please see our website for international entry requirements.
IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)
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- Architects Royal Institute of British
- Architects Registration Board
About this university
The university attracts students from around the world and there are plenty of help and advice on hand to make the transition easier for them. This begins with welcome and orientation events at the beginning of studies and includes events designed to help students come to terms with their new home as well as organising matters such as a bank account, access to health care and even immigration and visas matters. There is an airport pick up service available and the Yellow Team are ambassadors on hand to offer help and advice. There is also language courses for those to whom English isnâ€™t a native language. Kingston University Studentsâ€™ Union is at the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing representation and support for its members. Their main building is on Penrhyn Road beside the bar and shop it operates. There are some 30 sports clubs and another 70 societies on offer while the volunteering department is the largest supplier of volunteers in the borough. It also runs another two bars and a shop on the other campuses. The clubs and societies offer something for all tastes including those around the arts such as drama, fashion and even anime and science fiction groups. There are cultural groups such as the Arab Society and the Hellenic Association as well as religious ones. Then there are academic groups such as the economics club or the engineering society. Finally, sports run from traditional team sports such as cricket and football through to activities such as cheerleading and martial arts as well as interests such as mountaineering and go karting.