Kingston University London

Course Introduction

During this course, you will develop as architectural designers and thinkers and move towards the ability to engage in architectural practice as independent and reflective practitioners. You will build on and further develop the knowledge, understanding and skill acquired during your first degree and a recommended initial period of work'based learning. The emphasis of this course is therefore to deepen and consolidate existing learning and skill, rather than to introduce a wide range of new subject material.

Course Modules

Modules include: History and theory; graduate design (subject and context); graduate design (process and proposal); graduate design (resolution); tectonic study; applying technology; professional practice (context); dissertation; graduate thesis (design research); graduate thesis (design project); graduate thesis (design project); graduate thesis (professional context); professional practice (management). Optional modules: computing for design; material resolution; philosophy and critique; conservation and heritage; landscape and urbanism theory; context of sustainability; sustainable cities; live project.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
Master of Architecture - MArch £9,250 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
Master of Architecture - MArch £14,500 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants must have ARB/RIBA part 1 or exemption from it; in most cases, at least 40 weeks of appropriate professional experience prior to entry; also preferably a 1st degree; applicants are interviewed; applicants whose 1st language is not English require academic IELTS of 6.5 overall.