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Architecture, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Careers

Our graduates find employment in a wide range of careers as built environment professionals as well as in academia, government, public service, policy formation and media worldwide.

Top career destinations for this degree

  • Architect, Ben Adams Architects
  • Lecturer, University of Westminster
  • Contract Instructor, Carleton University
Employability

Graduate study at The Bartlett School of Architecture is enriched by the vibrant community of specialist consultants and research associates who provide valuable contact with industry and academia. Located within the centre of London, we collaborate on projects with a variety of national and international research centres and public engagement institutions. Out students also benefit from the most advanced and broad suite of facilities available to any such faculty in the EU. This combination of networks, knowledge and technical expertise makes our graduates some of the most sought after in the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research areas
  • Architectural Design: architecture; architectural design research; architectural education; conceptual design; building design; architectural technology and fabrication; digital innovations in architecture.
  • Architectural History and Theory: historical studies of Western architecture and cities post-1800, with particular focus on the 20th century; architectural thought and aesthetics; the history of architectural and urban space; critical theory and architectural history; cities and their representations.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard. A Master’s degree or equivalent is highly desirable.

English Language Requirements
  • If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
  • The English language level for this programme is: Standard
International students
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    19390 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19390 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    4915 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4915 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • UK/EU: £4,915 (FT); £2,455 (PT)
  • Overseas: £19,390 (FT); £9,840 (PT)

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Henry Herbert Bartlett Travel Scholarship
  • Value: £400 (1 year)
  • Eligibility: UK, EU, Overseas students
  • Criteria: Based on academic merit

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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