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Top 5 M.Arch colleges in the U.K.


Master of Architecture is much beyond fascination and an open door to a wild stream of experience to bag-in knowledge. In the UK it is offered as a 1 to 2-year full-time degree available as Master of Science (MS), Master of Architecture (M.Arch), and Master of Arts (MA). A masters degree from UK gives you the opportunity to work closely with pioneers in the field and gain practical exposure of real-time.

The general eligibility requirements for applying to Masters in Architecture in the UK are as follows:

-Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with either UK 2.1 (60% approx) or 2.2 (50% approx).

-Design portfolio

-Proof of English proficiency by submitting IELTS or TOEFL test scores

Apart from these criteria, certain documents are also important while applying to the universities, requirements might differ for each one but below mentioned are the basic ones:

- Design portfolio

- Personal statement

- Resume/CV

- Transcripts

- Recommendation Letter

According to QS News World University Ranking 2020 for architecture and built environment, the following are the top universities offering Masters of Architecture in the UK:

1. University of Cambridge, ( Cambridge, England )

2. University College London, ( London, England )

3. University of Bath, ( Bath, England )

4. Cardiff University, ( Cardiff, Wales )

5. University of Nottingham, ( Nottingham, England )

“Beauty perishes in life but is immortal in art” - Leonardo da Vinci.