Graduate Diploma in Architecture

Newcastle University

Program Description

Graduate Diploma in Architecture

Newcastle University

Prepare for your master's in Architecture at Newcastle University.

A pre-master's course specially designed to prepare students for architecture-related degrees.

Why apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?

  • university placement for all successful students
  • a quality-assured university programme
  • full university status

Where will it take me?

Leading to the following master's degrees at Newcastle University:

School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Design programmes

  • MA Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Design Route
  • MA Architecture
  • MA Experimental Architecture
  • MSc Sustainable Buildings and Environments
  • MA Urban Design
  • MA Landscape Architecture Studies

School of Arts and Cultures

  • MA Creative Arts Practice

School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Non-Design programmes

  • MA Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Non-design
  • MSc International Spatial Planning (RTPI Accredited)
  • MSc Planning for Sustainability and Climate Change (RTPI Accredited)
  • MA Urban Energy, Technology and Policy
  • MSc Town Planning (RTPI Accredited)

6th in the UK for Architecture

(The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017)

What's special about this programme?

  • university placement for all successful students
  • a quality-assured university programme
  • full university status
  • a conditional offer of a place on a designated postgraduate degree at Newcastle University
  • a campus-based programme with access to university facilities
  • active learning in your subject areas with guidance on appropriate study methods
  • a highly supportive study environment

Teaching methods

The level of complexity is equal to the final year of BA studies which introduces you to more complex architectural settings. Design projects address various study backgrounds as well as progression routes. Projects have elements of architectural design, urban planning and landscape architecture and depending on your intended progression route you will have the opportunity to develop your specialist field.

Who should apply for the Graduate Diploma programme?

The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who gained an undergraduate degree in architecture or any other relevant architecture-related subject and need to upgrade qualifications to prepare them for entering UK postgraduate study. The Graduate Diploma is also suitable for those who want to increase or deepen their subject knowledge or those who need to improve their English language study skills within the context of their chosen subject.

Key course facts

Course length: 3 terms (9 months)

Start dates: September or January

Fees: From £18,495

Entry requirements

Age: 17 years and above

Academic: Undergraduate degree or 3-year Diploma

English language: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 31, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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9 months
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18,495 GBP
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United Kingdom - Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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