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Best MAs in Architecture Studies in Europe 2019

Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

The creation of a building or space that is not only aesthetically appealing, but is also structurally sound and within legal parameters involves planning and design work from someone familiar with the principles of architecture.

MA Program in Architecture Studies in Europe

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29 Results in Architecture Studies, Europe

Royal College of Art

With a global urban population of 4 billion and 28 megacities, urban life is experiencing momentous change. New social groups are emerging, populations are ageing, family ... [+]

Study at the World's number one ranked art and design university for five consecutive years (2015-2019) in the QS World University Subject Rankings.

About the Programme

With a global urban population of 4 billion and 28 megacities, urban life is experiencing momentous change. New social groups are emerging, populations are ageing, family units are extending and dispersing, work is becoming casualised and whole communities have moved online. At the same time, dangerous new social divides are appearing on the periphery of cities, between different cultures, and now also between different generations.

Many of the models used to explain, design, develop and manage cities have resisted change. More recently however, new possibilities are emerging and their consequences promise to be profound: modern social movements, automated building supply chains, technology platforms, driverless transport and logistics, distributed water and energy infrastructure – all will radically reshape the city's fundamental building blocks.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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English
Full-time
15 months
Campus
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University of London, School of Advanced Study

The MA in Garden and Landscape History at the Institute of Historical Research will provide an academically rigorous environment in which students will develop their acad ... [+]

The MA in Garden and Landscape History at the Institute of Historical Research will provide an academically rigorous environment in which students will develop their academic research and writing skills, and gain a profound understanding of gardens and landscapes spanning the globe and the centuries.

This course will be particularly useful for graduates who have completed a first degree in a related subject, as well as for architects and landscape gardeners looking to deepen their subject knowledge or add an edge to their curriculum vitae.

Teaching will occur at the Institute of Historical Research, with a strong emphasis on tutor-student interaction in class. There will also be an emphasis on practical training, with sessions at museums and libraries, and visits to gardens in London. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
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English
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
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SRH University Heidelberg

You want to evolve? You want to gain the ability to be able to speak? Architecture still fascinates you? In the master's program at the SRH University of Heidelberg, you ... [+]

School of Engineering and Architecture

You want to evolve? You want to gain the ability to be able to speak? Architecture still fascinates you? In the master's program at the SRH University of Heidelberg, you deepen your architectural skills and achieve a Europe-wide recognized degree.

perspectives

Whether as a freelance architect, in the construction industry, in the real estate industry or in the public sector - with a master's degree, demanding career prospects open up.

Key dataBusiness cooperationChoice of focus: project management construction or European building culturePreliminary course for applicants with Bachelor 180 CPsCourse contentsarchitectural theoryDesign and constr... [-]
Germany Heidelberg
October 2019
German
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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University of Lincoln

This MA programme is designed for art, architecture and design graduates who wish to specialise in creative approaches to interiors in buildings and environmental design. ... [+]

The Course

The programme is designed to enable you to explore the potential of spaces and structures with input from lecturers and practitioners. You can benefit from a multidisciplinary studio environment at the School of Architecture & Design, offering an integrated approach to research and study. You may choose to engage with the research community in the School to inform your investigations.

This MA gives you the opportunity to develop your intellectual and creative approaches in order to consider interior architecture in the context of buildings and environmental design.

How You Study

You may study full-time, part-time or work-based and may change your mode of study at the end of any stage. All students enrolled in the Master's programme. You may then elect to take a stage qualification or pursue the full programme.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Kaunas University of Technology

A dynamic, innovative and practical at the same time, the programme is implemented through Studio method – study courses are integrated into a single complex task: studen ... [+]

Overview

Master’s programme in Architecture emphasises development of architecture specialists in design, architectural, urban and territorial planning. Studies provide competences of scientific-methodical assessment, which enable preparation of professional projects for buildings and urban complexes as well as managerial skills to progress in architecture business field. This is one of a few study programmes with very tight collaboration among architects and civil engineers both in studies and research areas.

The Master+ model offers either to masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]

Lithuania Kaunas
September 2019
English,Lithuanian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Leeds Beckett University

If you want to pursue a design specialism within architecture, this post-professional, studio-based course will help you develop an expert approach to architectural think ... [+]

Course details

If you want to pursue a design specialism within architecture, this post-professional, studio-based course will help you develop an expert approach to architectural thinking and design execution. It offers architectural design studies in relation to public space and the question of civic design.

You will explore international perspectives within design, and you will be encouraged to develop exciting design-led propositions that address themes such as the history of cities and city design, environmental sustainability, urban geography, philosophies of political space and the impact of current and future economies.

You will complete introductory and then advanced projects on your chosen theme, and you will have the opportunity to exhibit or publish your thesis work at the end of your course.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
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English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)

The Master in Architecture is a two-year English-taught programme which combines both a traditional curriculum of architectural education and a profiled programme structu ... [+]

The Master in Architecture is a two-year English-taught programme which combines both a traditional curriculum of architectural education and a profiled programme structured around three major themes: architecture, European urbanisation and globalisation.

The Master in Architecture educates future architects with specific additional skills in research and knowledge in the field of urban design particular to European urbanism and globalisation.

The Master in Architecture focuses on:

architectural and urban design on different scales in a European context, with an emphasis on the strategic aspects of design architectural and urban research with architectural means (plans, sections, elevations, diagrams, perspectives), focusing particularly on European urbanisation research on the impact of globalisation on cities and regions, as well as on the comparative analysis of typologies in architecture and urbanisation worldwide ... [-]
Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Groningen

The Master's track History of Architecture and Town Planning (Healthy Cities, New Perspectives on History and Theory of Architecture and Town Planning) explores the evolu ... [+]

The Master's track History of Architecture and Town Planning (Healthy Cities, New Perspectives on History and Theory of Architecture and Town Planning) explores the evolution of cities, villages and landscapes in Europe within the framework of changing geopolitical conditions at the global scale.

Are you interested how architecture and urbanism can improve our conditions, and how they contribute to public health? Wish to gain knowledge about the global dimension of architectural and urban theories and practices? Starting with a profound historical overview, this track prepares students for an active role in debates and policy-making processes involved in the renaissance of the European city.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
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English
Full-time
12 months
Campus
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London South Bank University

This course focuses on urban design as part of town planning and equips students with a comprehensive understanding of urban design, planning and development issues. ... [+]

Engage with complex issues

This course focuses on urban design as part of town planning, equipping you with a comprehensive understanding of urban design, planning and development issues.

It provides an interdisciplinary approach, helping students to develop to engage with the complex issues facing our cities and increase their employability in the expanding profession of urban design and in the related fields of planning and development.

Students will be engaged in project work on sites where there are current urban design and planning issues and will debate these issues with staff and external guests; the programme also includes a compulsory one-week residential European field study visit. In recent years, students have visited Barcelona, Turin, Venice or Dortmund. The study visit costs are included in the tuition fee.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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Cardiff University

The MA Urban Design is jointly run by the School and the Welsh School of Architecture and more information about this course is available at MA in Urban Design - Welsh Sc ... [+]

MA in Urban Design

"Urban Design - the knowledge and skills necessary to design and deliver better urban places."

The MA Urban Design is jointly run by the School and the Welsh School of Architecture and more information about this course is available at MA in Urban Design - Welsh School of Architecture.

The MA Urban Design uses design practice, theory, development and control practices to inform design processes, and uses studio teaching focused on local development possibilities to develop creative, practical and sustainable solutions to a range of typical urban design problems.

The course seeks to produce students who can:

Think three-dimensionally and creatively manipulate space at the intermediate scale between architecture and planning; Analyse the qualities of localities and places and respond to complex and often contradictory community aspirations; Critically appraise development (built and proposed) and make suggestions for improvement, and develop improved policy and control practices; Conceptualise and draw development proposals at different scales from the territorial to the block scale; Be able to recognise and add quality in all development situations; Test developments for their sustainability, economic viability and constituency; Understand how to approach implementation through inter-professional and inter-agency collaboration and consensus building. Course Recognition ... [-]
United Kingdom Cardiff
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English
Full-time
Campus
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University of Kent, Kent School of Architecture

The hunger for the digital visualization of architecture and urban environments has grown exponentially in both the Architectural and Film Industries. As the need for sk ... [+]

The hunger for the digital visualization of architecture and urban environments has grown exponentially in both the Architectural and Film Industries. As the need for skilled modelers and animators with an awareness of architectural and cinematic issues increases, this MA in Architectural Visualisation develops your skills to communicate architecture and urbanity for a variety of applications and audiences.

Overview

The MA in Architectural Visualisation is jointly taught by Kent School of Architecture and the School of Engineering and Digital Arts. Building on the successful Master's programmes in Computer Animation and Digital Visual Effects, this MA enables students to develop at an advanced level the skills, knowledge, and understanding of digital simulation and 3D modeling which will equip them to become highly skilled professionals in architectural visualization.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
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English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Westminster

This course is aimed at built environment professionals and others with a relevant background who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of planning and sustainable devel ... [+]

Course summary

This course is aimed at built environment professionals and others with a relevant background who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of planning and sustainable development, whether to improve career prospects in their country or enter international practice. Through the course, you will examine the growing problems of sustainable development facing cities, regions and communities in a rapidly urbanising world, subject to growing climate change and other environmental, economic and social pressures and risks.

Based in London, you will have access to the internationally recognised experience of spatial planning for sustainable development, and explore contemporary theories, public policy thinking and good practice in planning in both the developed and developing worlds. The University of Westminster is the UK's first Habitat Partner University. We work with UN-HABITAT and like-minded institutions to promote the socially and environmentally sustainable development of towns, cities and regions, in accordance with the UN Millennium Development Goals.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
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SOAS University of London

The Islamic Middle East has given rise to an impressive material culture that continues in the present. This programme covers an area stretching from Islamic Spain throug ... [+]

MA History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East

Duration: One year (full-time). Two or three years (part-time, daytime only).

Minimum Entry Requirements: The normal qualification for admission to the MA programme is an upper second class honours degree. Other qualifications, however, may be acceptable and the Department welcomes mature students. Students taking the MA degree may or may not have previous experience of our subjects. While knowledge of a relevant Asian or African language is not a requirement, for some modules it is an advantage for admission (see individual module descriptions for details). It is possible to include an element of language training within the MA programme by taking an Asian or African language as one of the two ‘minor’ modules. This option may be particularly desirable for those intending to progress to the PhD, who do not already have the necessary language skills.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
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English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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University of Nicosia

The Master of Arts in Architecture is a multidisciplinary postgraduate course that deals with and debates contemporary design issues. The course places particular emphasi ... [+]

Concentrations: 1. Sustainable Architecture, 2. Interior Architecture Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Architecture Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English and Greek Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

The Master of Arts in Architecture is a multidisciplinary postgraduate course that deals with and debates contemporary design issues. The course places particular emphasis on experimentation within the framework of the design, engineering and humanities professions. Two concentrations are offered through this MA programme which will give prospective students the opportunity to develop mature analytical and creative methods of working while redefining and extending their individual study areas. Students may select between two concentrations: (a) Sustainable Architecture and (b) Interior Architecture.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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English,Greek
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Campus
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Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM)

The Faculty of Urban Planning from the University of Architecture and Urbanism “Ion Mincu” Bucharest, is the only university in Romania which organises Bologna Master Pro ... [+]

Objectives:

The Faculty of Urban Planning from the University of Architecture and Urbanism “Ion Mincu” Bucharest, is the only university in Romania which organises Bologna Master Programs, credited by ARACIS and recognised by Europe, as well as the Urbanists' Registry from Romania, for according to the signing right.

The Master Programs have an as main objective, the integrated study and research in urban domain, management of territory and regional development, in landscape (natural, anthropic and cultural), of mobility and urban management or of public politics, through specialisation within transdisciplinary teams.

The programs address not only to the graduates students of urbanism, architecture and landscape, but also to those who graduated in connected and similar domains, such as: geography, constructions, management, marketing, horticulture, environmental science, forestry, economy, politic science and public administration, sociology, psychology, history, anthropology, ethnography, law, etc. (in agreement with the masters' speciality) ... [-]

Romania Bucharest
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
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