Architectural Tech, Interior Architecture & Interior Design postgraduate courses

Boost your career potential with our masters degrees – developed to address the current and future needs of the industry, they will help you to meet the highest professional standards as you step onto or up the career ladder.

Benefit from studying at one of only four Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) Centres of Excellence in the UK and gain support from an expert team of academics, which will provide you with the route to a fulfilling career.

  • Accreditation: Our courses are accredited by CIAT and draw on meaningful industry partnerships to enrich your studies. Our MSc Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration is also accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Excellent facilities: You will learn in well-resourced, professional design studios and workshops where you can sharpen your skills using advanced technology such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) systems
  • Research-active teaching team: Our highly experienced staff are conducting influential research in design and construction which will keep you at the forefront of latest developments in the profession
  • Practical experience: Hone your skills using project collaboration simulation scenarios based on real-world practices and work on live design projects
100%of our students were satisfied with the overall quality of the course**MSc Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings, PTES 2021
100%of our students agreed that staff are enthusiastic about what they teach**MSc Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings, PTES 2021
100%of our students agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating**MSc Sustainable Architecture and Healthy Buildings, PTES 2021
100%of our students agreed that staff are good at explaining things **MSc Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration, PTES 2021
100%of our students agreed that staff are enthusiastic about what they teach**MSc Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Project Collaboration, PTES 2021

Facilities

Our facilities will enable you to develop and enhance your skills so you are ready for your future career. You'll be able to gain hands-on practical experience on a range of our resources including:

  • Architectural workshops
  • Specialist CAD/BIM/VR faciltites
  • Makerspace - A place where you can work on any project and turn your ideas into a prototype. Equipment in the Makerspace includes a laser cutter, 3D printers, soldering irons, CNC machines and more
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Environmental Sustainability Research Centre

Our Environmental Sustainability Research Centre provides exciting opportunities to contribute to urgent global challenges in climate change and sustainable development.

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What our Architectural Technologies and Interior Architecture graduates do

Postgraduate education extends your knowledge, skills and confidence in ways that enhance your employability and open doors to new career prospects. Based on their skills and qualifications gained during their programme, our previous students have gone to work for numerous organisations, such as:

  • amey 
  • Ridge
  • source8
  • Persimmon Homes
  • Morrison Design Ltd
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Waterman Group

"The academic modules were intellectually stimulating and eye-opening. Lecturers provided us with a wealth of knowledge and always encouraged us to think critically for ourselves. The lectures were adapted to our respective backgrounds, leaving no one behind." Jerine Sunny, MSc Building Information Modelling and Project Collaboration

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International student scholarship

We're offering a £2,000 scholarship for all eligible international students studying a full-time postgraduate taught programme (PGT). Terms and conditions apply.

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Postgraduate prospectus

Explore your digital postgraduate prospectus and find out what you need to know about studying with us. When you sign up, tell us what you're interested in and we'll send you a link to information put together just for you.

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Postgraduate Open Events

Join us at an upcoming on-campus Postgraduate Open Event, where you will get the opportunity to meet our expert academics and find out more about your course.

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