University of Westminster

Course Introduction

The Department of Architecture has an international reputation for excellence in research. In the last Research Excellence Framework, twenty per cent of its architecture research was rated at 4* (world leading) and forty five per cent at 3* (Internationally excellent). Research is encouraged through scholarship, consultancy and design. The Department has close links to practice, with award winning practitioners amongst its research staff. Research themes include: Architectural History and Cultural Studies; Expanded Territories; Experimental Practice (EXP); and Technical Studies. These are loose alignments of staff, students and practitioners who undertake joint research initiatives and projects and organise events.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Qualifications required:

  • A minimum classification of 2.1 in their first degree or equivalent And preferably a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending) Applicants whose secondary level education has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as: English language test Minimum entry requirement IELTS 6.5 (overall band score with not less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements) TOEFL (Internet Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 91 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. TOEFL (Paper Based) No longer accepted. Certificates issued before 17 April 2014 with scores of 570 may be accepted, please check with your admissions office. Cambridge Proficiency Pass