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Architecture, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #7 (QS) ,
The Department of Architecture at Cambridge is an exciting place to study. Regularly lauded as one of the leading architecture schools in the world, students study under the guidance of world-renowned researchers and ground-breaking practitioners. The Architecture programme is offered by the University of Cambridge.

About

Creativity, curiosity and strong intellectual grounding are central to the course. The innovative Architecture programme offered by the University of Cambridge is delivered by tutors working at the cutting edge of contemporary architecture – is balanced with outstanding teaching in the history and philosophy of architecture, contemporary culture and urbanism, as well as construction, structural design, and environmental design.

The small, friendly Department has a very good staff to student ratio, and the supportive community atmosphere gives students the opportunity to push the boundaries of the field and to extend their own abilities in exciting new directions. Facilities include a superb library, studios, and spaces for larger installations, and reprographics areas and workshops.

Careers and research

Many graduates continue into professional training, but some enter other creative fields or research. We have a long-standing tradition of research excellence, in areas such as history and philosophy of architecture, environmentally responsible design, architecture and the moving image, urban design and transport planning, and disaster relief.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Architectural History/Theory (pre-1800)
  • Introduction to Architectural History/Theory (post-1800)
  • Fundamental Principles of Construction
  • Fundamental Principles of Structural Design
  • Fundamental Principles of Environmental Design
  • Studies in History and Theories of Architecture, Urbanism, and Design
  • Principles of Construction
  • Principles of Structural Design
  • Principles of Environmental Design
  • Advanced Studies in Historical and Theoretical Aspects of Architecture and Urbanism
  • Management, Practice, and Law
  • Advanced Studies in Construction Technology, Structural Analysis and Environmental Design Related to Case Studies
  • Architectural Engineering 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    110

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General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to take the pre-interview written assessment
  • Candidates academic record and forecast grades in school-leaving examinations
  • Examples of recent written work submitted to the College to which they are applying

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22482 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22482 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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