How to Apply

To apply for this course, please download and complete our course application form.

Start Dates

September 2022

Typical Entry Requirements

You will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a related field, including architecture, architecture technology, conservation, spatial design or interior architecture, or an equivalent architectural, design or humanities based undergraduate degree (including history, geography, urbanism, conservation, heritage, environmental science, architectural or design history).

Equivalent EU/international qualifications are also accepted. Applicants who do not meet these criteria will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Other professional qualifications or degree disciplines will be considered on merit and/or with relevant professional experience.

We require the submission of a digital portfolio to evidence design/architectural practice and research, and may request an interview as part of the application process.

Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.

Tuition Fees (2022 Entry)

UK and Channel Island Students

Full-time fee: £10,000 per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Part-time fee: £1667 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

EU and Non-EU International Students

Full-time fee: £18,500 per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Part-time fee: £3084 per 30 credits studied per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Additional Information

A masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of study provided the course is completed in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

Workshop and Materials 
The school has access to two workshops, both of which are equipped with extensive machine and digital workshops and have facilities and tools necessary for making and prototyping. General use workshop facilities are not charged for, but the use of more specialised processes such as laser cutting, CNC routing, are charged for at cost. Materials can be purchased at cost price from the workshops, and the use of recycled materials where possible is encouraged. Indicative costs £5 - £150

IT and Digital 
It is advised that students own a laptop, subject specific CAD software is also required. Software can be purchased at discounted rates via the Met Card Shop. Some specialist software and IT equipment is available on campus.

  • Indicative cost of Laptop PC: £800
  • Indicative cost of Macbook Pro - £1500
  • Indicative cost of Vectorworks - £free (student copy)
  • Indicative cost of Auto CAD - £free (student copy)
  • Indicative cost of Adobe Suite – available via student licensing scheme- approximately £16.24/month* (*For first year, then £24.96 after that.) as of July 2021.

Print Costs
Student submissions are digital but here may be occasions where print is more suitable, especially for crits with industry professionals. Indicative print costs – up to £500

Trips and Placement Costs

Optional £1,000*

Students will normally make visits to their chosen project site and will normally be given the opportunity to engage with a national and/or international precedent study visit, costs will be dependent on the level and scope of each student’s research activity - Indicative cost: up to £1000.

* All amounts shown are estimates.