BA Architecture / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

AAA

Typical contextual A-level offer
AAB
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • 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 ranked 11th in the world and third in the UK for Architecture  (QS 2021 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.
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BA Architecture at The University of Manchester

Open days

We are carefully reviewing all our recruitment events in light of the developing coronavirus outbreak.

View the latest updates on measures we are taking .

As we're unable to host on-campus visits, or attend events like UCAS and overseas recruitment fairs at the moment, look at our virtual open day content to help you learn more about the University.

You will be able to watch videos about the university, including accommodation, student finance and course-specific sessions.

We'll update our website once plans for 2021 events are able to be confirmed.

Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be £9,250 p/a collected by MMU. Tuition fees for international students will be 27500 p/a collected by MMU. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

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).

Scholarships/sponsorships

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. 

For details of other financial support available please see please see the undergraduate finance  pages.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Recruitment & Admissions Office
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 0969
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/architecture
School/Faculty overview
See: The School .

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