About the courseReducing energy consumption which contributes to global climate change and pollution is an international imperative, and the future architect must be equipped with the skills and vision to tackle this challenge both innovatively and responsibly. This course helps you master the knowledge and skills required to produce thermally comfortable, healthy, and habitable building designs while minimising energy consumptions. The curriculum embraces the interface between the environmental, economical and socio-cultural dimensions of sustainability in terms of building design and carbon neutrality. You will join a community that is co-designing new ways of thinking and challenging architectural conventions through bold experimentation and boundless enquiry. This enquiry-led approach to education will encourage you to take creative risks and to learn from your mistakes in a way that will shape your future design choices. We provide state-of-the-art facilities for you to realise your ambitions, with workshops offering cutting-edge digital fabrication facilities, alongside a wide range of craft workshops, where you can innovate with materials and processes. We’ll help you to graduate with the tools to take your own personal and critical position on embracing the challenges of sustainability in the globalised architectural world. Key features The long-standing Leicester School of Architecture is one of the oldest schools in the UK and our approach meaningfully draws upon years of experience to challenge conventions and redefine the future of architectural practice. We will empower you with the tools to become a responsible global architect, with the skills and mindset to tackle the complex environmental challenges ahead. You can choose to undertake a year-long work placement, gaining valuable experience to enhance and embed your practical and professional skills. Your dedicated tutors come from industry, practice and research, which ensures your work is responding to contemporary
Intake MonthsJANUARY, SEPTEMBER
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You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting.Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entr
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AboutDe Montfort University Leicester is a public university in the city of Leicester, England. It was established in accordance with the Further and Higher Education Act in 1992 as a degree awarding body. The name De Montfort University was taken from Simon de Montfort, a 13th-century Earl of Leicester credited with establishing the first Parliament of England in 1265.
De Montfort University (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and world-class facilities. It is proud to be one of the top 25 universities for graduate employment and offers a great student experience. DMU works closely with industry to design engaging courses that will equip students with the skills and experience to accelerate their career and get ahead in the competitive job market.
The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses, foundation courses, full-time and part-time courses and Learning Beyond Registration modules, among others. Students’ career will be in focus from minute one, with UK and overseas placements, internships, targeted training, coaching and research opportunities part of DMU life and study.
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City Campus - De Montfort University
The Gateway House, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BHOpen in maps See all courses at this campus
DMU campus merges with the city of Leicester through a combination of historical city and university buildings, modern and new complexes as well as beautiful parks and public roads. De Montfort continually invest in first class equipment and workspaces and over the next few years the university are continuing their investment in the campus to provide a modern and inspiring environment. A £90 million transformation of our city centre site will see improved teaching rooms, eating areas and the Students’ Union, and create a beautiful area of parkland at the very heart of the campus.