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Learn to develop your own design methods with our Master of Architecture (MArch).
Our approach to teaching is based on a set of values which redefine the function of architecture in terms of the human relationships that underlie society. And how people really live, relate to each other and use the physical context of their environment.
You will develop basic skills which relate to the expanded world of architecture. In particular photography, film-making and devising narratives.
You will build on your imagination, individuality, and inspiration. And develop an experiential understanding of the world.
In looking for new approaches to problems you will gain qualities such as:
- verbal fluency
- breadth of interest
Our students are regularly recognised in national and international prizes and awards. They go on to work for many of the best-known practices in the country.
How to apply
We advise applying in advance to secure places, and allow sufficient time for applications to be reviewed.
There is no formal application deadline (recruitment closes when teaching capacity is reached).
Applicants should also factor any time needed to meet offer conditions, arrange accommodation, and obtain a UK Student visa (if applicable).
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Questions about fees?
Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
Your learning is based on a programme of individual discussions and workshops with your tutors. Studio research will be complemented by a series of challenging talks from visiting academics and practitioners.
The Oxford Brookes School of Architecture is a major player in international research in the fields of architecture and the built environment. The school includes the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD) as its primary research vehicle.
On gaining the MA, if you are interested in continuing to the PhD programme, we will encourage you to do so.
For more information please visit Research in Architecture.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.