Graduate Diploma in Architecture

Prepare for direct entry to a postgraduate degree in Architecture or an Architecture-related subject at Newcastle University.

Please note, from September 2019 this course title will change to Graduate Diploma in Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Photo of international student Qiaoling at INTO Newcastle University
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 June 2020 11 June 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Photo of international student Qiaoling at INTO Newcastle University
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 11 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
4 January 2021 3 September 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Photo of international student Qiaoling at INTO Newcastle University
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 3 September 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*
24 June 2021 10 June 2022 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Photo of international student Qiaoling at INTO Newcastle University
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Photo of international student Qiaoling at INTO Newcastle University

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 June 2020 11 June 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Photo of international student Qiaoling at INTO Newcastle University
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 11 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
4 January 2021 3 September 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

Photo of international student Qiaoling at INTO Newcastle University

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3-5 years) with suitable grades. Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required. Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required, as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Entry requirements additional information:

Portfolio guidelines Design route programmes: a portfolio and curriculum vitae (CV) is required. For guidance on the portfolio requirements visit: www.intostudy.com/ncl/architecture-portfolio-grad-dip

Non-design route programmes: a statement outlining your academic achievements, research projects, and evidence of relevant skills and experience is required.

Students intending to progress to Creative Arts Practice: Previous study in a relevant academic discipline is required,as well as an electronic portfolio of creative work. Applicants with non-standard qualifications and relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you top of your class? At INTO Newcastle University, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £20,000 towards your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
21 September 2020 3 September 2021 4 Terms
View Term dates
*
24 June 2021 10 June 2022 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Students working on 3D models for architecture course

Become the architect you want to be with this degree that lets you showcase your talent and tailor your portfolio towards the practices in which you want to work.

Through an exciting mixture of design project work, lectures, seminars and field trips you’ll stretch the boundaries of your design imagination and examine the theoretical, practical and material dimensions of architecture.

It’s a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part II professionally accredited degree, so you’ll be well prepared for your future career in the architectural profession.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2019/20 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be formal and informal, designed to help students building on their successes and to meet requirements for entry into postgraduate study. Assessments in Architecture will be based on studio-tasks for a design and research portfolio and graphical and oral project presentations. Assessments of English language and communication skills will be based on written assignments, oral presentations, interviews, and written examinations.

Academic assessment

Assessment of academic modules will be based on:

  • Architecture portfolio
  • Design project
  • Written assignments
  • Group project work
  • Oral presentations
  • Written examinations
  • Research assessment

Assessment of the research component will be based on the final written version of a research project.

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