Graduate Diploma Program in Architecture Studies

Top Graduate Diploma Programs in Architecture Studies

Architecture Studies

Earning a graduate diploma typically takes less time than earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Diplomas require fewer courses and can be completed in a much shorter period of time. It sometimes takes less than a year to earn a diploma.

Architecture is the process of designing and planning a space or building according to a set of aesthetic, social and environmental guidelines. Because of this, architecture is often divided into categories depending on the overarching style.

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International Graduate Diploma in Built Environment

Glasgow Caledonian University
Campus Full time 9 months September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

Offering direct entry to a postgraduate degree within the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University or GCU London. [+]

This programme provides progression to a number of courses accredited by the CIBSE and the Energy Institute, an element that will appeal to future employers in the industry.

Why apply for the Graduate Diploma programme? university placement for all successful students a quality assured university programme with accreditation in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) full university status a campus-based programme with access to all facilities at Glasgow Caledonian University's award-winning, city centre campus Where will it take me?

The Graduate Diploma in Built Environment leads to the following postgraduate degrees:

At Glasgow Caledonian University

MSc Building Services Engineering MSc Construction Management MSc Quantity Surveying ... [-]

Graduate Diploma in Architecture

Newcastle University
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months January 2019 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne

Prepare for your master's degree in architecture with a course at Newcastle University. A pre-master’s course specially designed to prepare students for architecture-related degrees. [+]

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. Key course facts Course length: 3-4 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January, June Fees: From £19,500 Class hours: 21 hours per week on average Class size: 16 Class duration: Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances. Award: International Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (FHEQ Level 6) from Newcastle University. Course options: Standard (3-term, 9-month programme) Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.) Entry requirements ... [-]

Graduate Diploma in Planning

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Australia Sydney

The Graduate Diploma in Planning provides a new career path for design, planning and property professionals, equipping graduates with a broad understanding of planning issues alongside the negotiation skills and creative thinking required to resolve them. [+]

Whereas planning has often been seen as an approval process, UTS approaches the discipline as a critical task, one that connects communities with governments, institutions and developers. Property development and planning students study a common first year, which develops a mutual understanding of how to balance private and public interests in urban development.

Through this course, students proactively engage with policy, environmental and demographic frameworks to understand how planning decisions shape the urban environment over the long term. This engagement is multidisciplinary, spanning planning, urban design, property, architecture/landscape architecture, economics, spatial analysis, law and urban ecology. The degree has both a strong sustainability focus and an emphasis on the property development cycle. Students learn about land markets and feasibility studies, and acquire the technical skills to perform complex and evidence-based forecasting. They also learn how to conduct large scale structure planning and design master planned developments for communities. Students achieve these outcomes by applying theory to real-world scenarios in real-world learning environments, including peer-led, multidisciplinary teamwork and discussions, case studies and field trips, with opportunities to travel internationally.... [-]