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Location: Preston Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 24 months
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This course is listed under postgraduate listings for information only. This course is an undergraduate masters and should be applied for via the UCAS undergraduate application process. The Master of Architecture (MArch) course focuses on design innovation and current theories of architecture and urbanism to challenge your thinking and prepare you for practice. The studios, workshops and CAD suites at UCLan are among the UK's best and you will receive regular one-to-one tutorial support from a team who are leading thinkers and practitioners in their field. In addition, opportunities for international study and lively discussion with a variety of visiting speakers will enrich your experience and inspire your creativity.
There is no deadline for the submission of applications. However, applications for the start of each academic year should be received before September of that year. Applicants must hold a 2:2 honours degree in architecture or equivalent subject. It is also preferable for applicants to demonstrate some professional experience in architectural practice or a related field. Applications from all candidates will be considered on their individual merits and in the light of the nature and scope of the programme or work proposed. Enquiries are welcomed. Please contact the Course Leader for an informal discussion. International Students are required to show competence in written and spoken English in addition to meeting the course entry requirements: International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) - minimum 6.5. All applicants are requested to submit a digital portfolio. Digital portfolios should demonstrate your skills in abstract and detailed drawing using digital techniques as well as illustrative sketching, applying a variety of media. You should also include examples of different projects you have undertaken, showing how you have worked through a project from research to final presentation. Applicants may also be invited to attend an interview.
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About this university
There are an average of 2,000 international students attending the university from over 100 countries, often due to the range of international partnerships in place. There is a dedicated International Office that are available to help with matters such as the application process, visas and immigration advice and even help with coming to live in the city. There are a number of special international events held during the year to help students feel at home and learn about the larger community as well as with ties to their own cultures. The Student Union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as offer advice and representation for its members. It operates a two floor bar that has a number of well known music acts having performed there as well as another bar next door that is open every day during term time. There are some 35 different sports clubs on offer for students with many using the sports centre on campus. They take part in the BUCS leagues and also use the UCLan Sports Arena two miles from campus. There are also motor racing societies that run a team called UCLAN Racing. Student run media includes a newspaper called Pluto and there are numerous societies such as arts, interest and culture and faith based.