BA Architecture is an innovative collaboration between The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.The course, which is accredited by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and the Royal Institute for British Architects (RIBA), allows you to take the first step to becoming an architect.
You will benefit from the expertise of specialist practice and research-active lecturers, who provide a rich and stimulating environment in which to study architecture.
What's more, you'll be inspired by the world-famous city of Manchester - the industrial revolution birthplace turned 21st century metropolis - and its vibrant, contemporary and innovative architecture scene.
Manchester is a showcase for recent regeneration and historic context, much of which has been designed with the involvement of our current students and graduates.
The city recognises the value of high-quality design, together with innovative and pragmatic approaches to resolving practical issues.
Benefit from the facilities and expertise of two universities
Architecture sits within the Manchester School of Architecture (MSA) - a unique collaboration between The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
This allows you to use the workshops and studios, study spaces and students' unions across both campuses.
You'll also benefit from the range of teaching expertise across our two institutions.
Experience local fieldtrips
Gain a real-world understanding of your subject normally through local fieldwork
By completing this course, you will gain exemption from the ARB and RIBA Part 1 professional qualifications, contributing to you becoming a fully qualified architect in the future.
Join the UK's largest Architecture student society
Manchester Student Society of Architecture (MSSA) is the largest of its kind in the UK, giving you the opportunity to build valuable relationships with other architects, attend guest talks and enjoy plenty of social activities throughout the year.