Research is central to the study of architecture within the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA).
All of our research students from Architecture programme offered by The University of Edinburgh benefit from ECA’s interdisciplinary approach and all are assigned two research supervisors. Your second supervisor may be from another discipline within ECA, or from somewhere else within the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences or elsewhere within the University, according to the expertise required. On occasion more than two supervisors will be assigned, particularly where the degree brings together multiple disciplines.
The research culture is supported by seminar and public lecture programmes, and discussion groups.
Students are required to take a course (or courses) in research training during their degree at the University. This may take the form of a semester-long course offered within the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) at the University, consisting of workshops on research methodologies designed for students working in art, architecture, and allied disciplines.
- Architectural Conservation
- Architectural History, Theory and Criticism
- Design-led Research and Studio Practice
- Digital Media and Design
- Technology, Environment and Sustainability
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Apply before
We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application.
DisciplinesArchitecture Civil Engineering & Construction Landscape Architecture View 24 other PhDs in Architecture in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Normally a UK masters degree, or its international equivalent. We will also take any professional experience into account.
- If you do not meet the academic entry requirements, we may still consider your application on the basis of your relevant professional experience.
International23350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23350 GBP per year during 24 months.
- International - £11,675
- Home fees have still to be agreed
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