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Top Postgraduate Diploma Programs in Architecture Studies

A postgraduate diploma is a great way for college graduates to obtain additional certification in their field of study. It’s a shorter program students take after they complete their master’s degree.

What is a postgraduate diploma in architecture studies? This program typically takes one year to complete and can have areas of focus such as professional practice in architecture, social urban regeneration, renewable energy and architecture, or landscape architecture. Coursework may include topics such as sustainable building design and construction, project management, planning and design theories. Structure process and change in response to social, cultural and economic influences are also topics that may be covered.

There are many benefits of earning a postgraduate diploma in architecture. Furthering your education in your chosen field makes you a more desirable candidate for any number of projects or career opportunities. Continued education also opens up the door for increased earning potential.

There are many things that can influence the cost of earning a postgraduate diploma in architecture. You should do your research on each institution’s program length, associated fees and financial aid opportunities before making a final decision.

A postgraduate diploma in architecture can help you achieve the career of your dreams. This may be working for an architecture firm or opening up your own company. You can work for city, state or federal agencies and help with the planning and development of major infrastructure. You can also pursue a career as a consultant for agencies assessing environmental impact of new construction.

Deciding what and where you want to study is one of the most important steps in pursuing a higher education. Once you know what program you want to join, it’s time to apply. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Enric Miralles Foundation

The course integrates theory, practice, design and the disciplines of architecture and the city with the analytical discipline of research, while maintaining a timely rel ... [+]

The Enric Miralles Foundation and the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya (UPC) are collaborating to host a specialized course in the process of integrated urban regeneration.Based on the way of thinking and working of Enric Miralles and learning his methodology and his technics, and by joining the way of doing of EMBT Miralles Tagliabue the students will specialized on contemporary sustainable integrated urbanism. The course aims to give students the necessary skills to develop an urban project from start to finish.

Overview

The course integrates theory, practice, design and the disciplines of architecture and the city with the analytical discipline of research, while maintaining a timely relevance to the contemporary world’s challenges of inter-disciplinary knowledge, sustainable urbanism, social inclusion and exclusion, architecture and computing, spatial cognition, the physical and immaterial dimensions of social networks, and a user-centred approach to design innovation. The program is structured in different subjects and special master-classes. Every subject is both theoretical (in mornings) and practical (in afternoons). We believe in “making while thinking” and generating open discussions. The students will develop their own proposal for the Grand Paris.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Spanish
Full-time
10 weeks
Campus
University of Westminster

In an increasingly urbanised world, there is a growing international demand for urban design graduates. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need ... [+]

Course summary

In an increasingly urbanised world, there is a growing international demand for urban design graduates. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to participate in this rapidly expanding profession. Urban design involves shaping the physical setting for life in cities. The pace of urban change, and the challenge of making cities efficient, sustainable and meaningful, demands creative solutions to design and management. The Urban Design courses at Westminster provide a coherent approach to issues that face our cities, combining structured academic study with live design projects, allowing you to develop practical skills, a theoretical understanding and an informed approach to sustainable urban development.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 year
Campus