Select your programme and preferred start date to begin your application.
Normally a UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK, in a relevant subject and an electronic portfolio submission.
The portfolio submission should demonstrate an interest and engagement in design through visual and textual material.
All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
Detailed advice for international students is available here:
The programme is delivered either through on-campus learning or mixed mode, where a proportion of the programme is undertaken through distance learning.
The programme seeks to address the relationship of design in the built environment to contemporary sustainable agendas, and engages in very relevant cultural and professional debates that increasingly influence the production of architecture.
This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Environment & Society Academy.
The structure of this programme depends on your choice of delivery mode. If studying on-campus, you'll complete your studies in one year. Mixed-mode studies will offer you a combination of on-campus and distance learning, and will take two years to complete.
Assessment will be based on a mixture of studio-based design projects, course work, independent research and a dissertation.
Graduates of this programme will have:
As the call for a more sustainable built environment increases, architects, designers, engineers and planners who can produce solutions are in demand. With this qualification you'll be best placed to embrace these opportunities and advance your career.
Even if your career follows an unrelated path, the experience and skill development in communication, team work and project management that you'll gain from the programme will be a valuable addition to your resume.
Edinburgh College of Art are offering scholarships to applicants for postgraduate programmes in our five schools:
Please see Scholarships and Student Funding Services for other funding opportunities:
This article was published on Aug 21, 2013