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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-APR-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

We have established a number of research centres including:

  • the Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI)
  • the BRE Centre for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment (SuDoBE)
  • the Centre for Research in the Built Environment (CRiBE)
  • the Design Research Unit (DRUw) and
  • the Practice Research and Advancement in South Asian Design and Architecture (PRASADA).

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.

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.

Research

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.

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

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 59 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    170 86%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    3rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    35th

    22

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