BA Architecture / Overview
Year of entry: 2021
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
36 points overall. 6, 6, 6 in higher-level subjects
We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Benefit from facilities across two campuses, The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, as you study at the innovative collaboration between the two - Manchester School of Architecture.
- We're one of the world's top 10 universities for Architecture and we're ranked 2nd in the UK (QS 2020 World University Rankings by Subject).
- The course offers exemption from Part 1 of the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) professional qualifications.
- Join the Manchester Student Society Of Architecture - the UK's largest Architecture student society.
The University holds regular open days (usually in June, September and October) where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and courses.
On this day, you will find out more about the School of Environment, Education and Development and our resources, and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
For more information, see Open days
Fees for entry in 2021 have not yet been set. For entry in 2020 the tuition fees were 9250 p/a collected by MMU for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2021 entry.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
As part of our ongoing commitment to widening participation, the Manchester School of Architecture (MSA) guarantees a £500 cash bursary to aspiring undergraduate students eligible for a reduced-grade contextual offer who register on BA Architecture.
This bursary is designed as a contribution to aid students with some of the costs of getting started at university, such as textbooks and travel expenses.
All students can also receive £200 to spend on course materials, as part of our Art School Credit Scheme.
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