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Ph.D. On Campus

Architecture

Cardiff University

36 months
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About

Cardiff University  havs a programme of regular research seminars, involving staff and PhD students, and an annual Research Student Conference on the Architecture programme. There are also themed workshops, eg on topics such as modelling or temple architecture.

Overview

The School of Architecture has an international and national reputation for research, with strengths in architectural science, history and theory of architecture and architectural practice.

Research is a big part of what we do as it leads to new understandings that are important in their own right, but also informs our teaching and impacts the outside world.

Architecture research at Cardiff University, spans the physical sciences, social sciences, humanities and design to foster excellence in key areas of architecture and the built environment.

Distinctive features

  • Students can apply for up to £500 per year for expenses relating to their research.
  • There is the opportunity to become involved in teaching activities in the School.

Programme Structure

Research specialisms include:

  • energy and environmental performance of buildings and systems,
  • sustainability at an urban scale,
  • resource use and management,
  • the city, landscape and environment,
  • cultures, histories and ideas,
  • visual cultures,
  • practice and pedagogy,
  • building design,
  • materials,
  • project management,
  • building law,
  • digital design techniques and
  • architectural education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Exam results (copies of original certificates or transcripts and English translations, if necessary, to prove you have the qualifications listed on your application form)
    • References: some programmes require one or two references (usually at least one from a recent lecturer or professor) – you can ask your referee to download and fill out our Referee report form or obtain a signed and dated reference on headed paper
    • Personal statement (some programmes require a specific personal statement, so check the entry requirements for your programme)
    • Research proposal (for research students who are not applying for listed projects)
    • English Language certificates (for applicants whose first language is not English) 

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees status is determined during the processing of applications, so we are unable to confirm this in advance or advise on fees status decisions.

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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