Ranked No.1 in Scotland and No.3 in the UK for Architecture, Complete University Guide Subject Tables 2021
Photo credit: End of year exhibition in the studio, by alumnus Ross Campbell Photographer.
You'll be taught in a dynamic studio-based environment by professional practitioners and academics. We focus on engagement with local and international communities encouraging you to balance the practical realities of the world with innovative design.
We offer three types of architectural programmes.
Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
Our four-year BSc Honours degree in Architectural Studies takes you towards a career as a professional architect, a career in the creative or construction industries, or onwards to research.
The title “architect” is protected by law and can only be used by those registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB). Our courses are professionally accredited by the ARB and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Find out more about the route to professional accreditation.
- Our BSc in Architectural Studies Honours and Pass degrees give exemption from ARB/RIBA Part 1 professional examinations.This programme is also validated & recognised by LAM/PAM Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia/Board of Architects Malaysia
- The PgDip in Advanced Architectural Design gives exemption from ARB/RIBA Part 2
- The Master's route to ARB/RIBA Part 2 for UK or European students is the MArch in Advanced Architectural Design
- The Master's route for International students seeking RIBA Part 2 exemption is the MArch in Architectural Design (International).This programme is also validated & recognised by LAM/PAM Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia/Board of Architects Malaysia
Specialist postgraduate taught programmes
Our range of postgraduate degrees will help to enhance your career prospects, cultivate a passion for your chosen subject and develop innovative knowledge and skills. All essential attributes in today's highly competitive job market.
We offer a choice of advanced research opportunities.