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Architecture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Diploma

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 10-JAN-22

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

Our Architecture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Diploma will prepare you for architecture-related Master's study at Newcastle.

This course will introduce you to complex architectural settings. It's equal to the final year of a related BA course. The design projects you will work on suit a variety of backgrounds and include elements like:

Architectural design
urban planning
landscape architecture

The flexibility of the projects mean that they offer a variety of progression routes for you too. You can develop your specialist interest depending on the progression route you have in mind.

This course is suitable if you:

need to upgrade your undergraduate degree ready for architectural postgraduate study in the UK
want to increase your subject knowledge of architecture
need to improve your English language study skills within the context of architecture

If you pass this course you'll receive an International Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (FHEQ Level 6).


This course has both formal and informal assessments. They'll help you build on your successes and meet the entry requirements needed for postgraduate study at Newcastle.

Academic assessment
Academic module assessments include:
an architecture portfolio
a design project
written assignments
group project work
oral presentations
written examinations

The research component assesses your final written research project.

Your English language and communications skills assessments include:

written assignments
oral presentations
written examinations


You're guaranteed a place on one of our designated postgraduate degrees (design route or non-design route) at Newcastle if you:

successfully complete the Architecture and Landscape Architecture Graduate Diploma
meet the entry requirements for your selected degree course.

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University information

Newcastle University

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  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

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