What will I learn?

This course prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in Architecture or an Architecture-related subject at Newcastle University.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.

This course leads to the following degrees:

  • Advanced Architectural Design: Architecture and Cities-MSc
  • Advanced Architectural Design: Computation-MSc
  • Advanced Architectural Design: Property Development-MSc
  • Architecture-MArch
  • Landscape Architecture Studies-MA
  • Urban Design-MA

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Which department am I in?

Architecture

Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
£20,795.00 (US$ 25,657) Overall cost
Additional fee apply such as: Enrolment fee – £150.00 (compulsory); Textbooks (3 term) – £230.00 (compulsory); Studio fee – £400.00 (compulsory).

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020, 4 January 2021

Venue

INTO Newcastle University

Old Library Building Level 4,

Newcastle University,

Newcastle Upon Tyne,

Tyne and Wear,

NE1 7RU, England

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£24,995.00 (US$ 30,839) per year
Additional fee applies such as: Enrolment fee – £150.00 (compulsory); Textbooks (4 term) – £290.00 (compulsory); Studio fee – £400.00 (compulsory).

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 September 2020, 24 June 2021

Venue

INTO Newcastle University

Old Library Building Level 4,

Newcastle University,

Newcastle Upon Tyne,

Tyne and Wear,

NE1 7RU, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic requirements: A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. Age requirements:17 years and above. English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent for 3 term; IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent for 4 term.

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About this uni

International students can find a variety of pathway programmes at INTO Newcastle University that will help them progress to university studies.

  • City-centre campus in vibrant Newcastle
  • One of the world’s top 150 institutions
  • A strong reputation with employers
  • Scholarships available to help with tuition fees