A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.
Architecture studies focuses on the history of building and home design in the context of art movements. Students might learn about famous architects, as well as different architectural styles throughout the history of America and Europe.
Master of Arts Degree in Architecture
The Architecture MA incorporates a number of different study options including an extensive range of individual module choices and specialist pathways in Cultural Identity and Globalisation, History and Theory, and Digital Media. [+]
Architecture at the RCA sets out to inspire design innovation. The programme expands the possibilities of architecture and its agency in the world by encouraging a speculative, independent and critical ethos among its students. The two-year long programme conceives of architecture as a diverse and complex set of practices that move beyond traditional distinctions and limits in the field. [+]
The intensity of our carbon economy has left the planet with a design problem. No matter where we live or work, the environments we move through are constructed. There is nothing on the planet that human beings haven’t touched. If the planet has a design problem, what do the terms ‘design’ or ‘architecture’ mean when they are applied to phenomena as varied as oceans or atmospheres, or to farmland and deserts? [+]
Pursue a specialism within architecture. We focus on three keys areas - sustainable urbanism, facade design and architectural interiors. [+]
The Master's track History of Architecture and Town Planning (Healthy Cities, new Perspectives on History and Theory of Architecture and Town Planning) explores the evolution of cities, villages and landscapes in Europe within the framework of changing geopolitical conditions at the global scale. [+]
The Master in Architecture is a two-year English-taught programme which combines both a traditional curriculum of architectural education and a profiled programme structured around three major themes: architecture, European urbanisation and globalisation. [+]
This one year MA Architecture programme aims to support you in developing proficiency in architectural design, in the process of developing both an urban design and a detailed building design. Your study will be set in an exploration of new urban forms which are being generated in response to the changing nature of cities, notably increasing regional and global connectivity, and shifting cultural, economic, ecological, political, social... [+]
Typical employment destinations for Architecture MA graduates include architectural practice but also there are other design disciplines as well: media and the arts. This course would allow its graduates to find positions in research or academia. [+]
The Master of Arts in Architecture is a multidisciplinary postgraduate course that deals with and debates contemporary design issues. The course places particular emphasis on experimentation within the framework of the design, engineering and humanities professions. [+]
With an increasingly competitive environment, the creative professional and creative industries have to keep up with the new frontiers of innovation. This is particularly true in the field of Architecture, a discipline which is intimately linked to the human being, there is a need to understand that building spaces for humans and society are linked to a clear understanding of how humans behave, how people develop habits and how these attitudes vary form country to country. This is the way Architecture should respond depending on cultural issues. The program will be a machine to decode and understand the creative advantages of Brand Italy, and the power of ‘Made in Italy’. This course will create entrepreneurs who can learn from the Italian example, and use this to see and develop opportunity around the world. [+]