Graduate

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Research programmes

Taught programmes

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Modes

  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Architecture


We offer specialisations in architectural and urban design, history and theory, criticism and technology, and place strong emphasis on innovative research across disciplinary boundaries. We are the UK’s top-ranked architecture school and have a world-leading research position. Our internationally renowned and award-winning design and research work is published and exhibited at galleries and events worldwide, helping our students become the most sought after in Europe. An inspiring programme of lectures and seminars by international academics and practitioners is supplemented by workshops and access to advanced digital fabrication tools. Our central London location makes us ideally placed for architectural education, research and practice, in close proximity to an exceptional concentration of built environment firms and related agencies.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Architecture MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5
Advanced Architectural Research PG Cert FT, PT
Architectural History MA/PG Dip FT, PT, FX
Architecture MArch (ARB/RIBA Part 2) FT
Graduate Architectural Design MArch FT
Urban Design MArch/PG Dip/PG Cert FT

Student/staff ratios

  • 150 staff
  • 400 taught students
  • 100 research students

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Student View

"The city of London has become an essential part of my research and it very much serves as a generative classroom for my studies. I have found London to be a wonderful city for extending networks and undertaking independent research and instructional positions outside of UCL."

Danielle Willkens

Degree: PhD

Staff View

"The students at the DPU come from many international locations and backgrounds, which means we are always hearing about developments in different parts of the world from people who have first experience of them, whether this is in Syria, Indonesia, Congo or Brazil."

Dr Vanesa Castán Broto

Lecturer in Environment and Sustainable Development

Subject: Development Planning, Faculty: Built Environment