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Welcome to Architecture at the University of Dundee

Our students come from all over the world to join us at the University of Dundee on our MArch degree course, which encourages each and every student to develop an individual position - an identity - within the complex and evolving profession of architecture.

Student working on developing structure Photograph of Architecture students on a visit to a European country Photograph of Architecture students in a studio environmentMArch student celebrate graduation with a little help from university rector Brian CoxSigrid Aasma - year 5 MSc unit - MacroMicro

MArch Degree

Architecture students at the University of Dundee explore a variety of architectural design projects in all levels of the course, which range from simple shelters to the complexity of urban regeneration and takes students to various locations in the UK and abroad.

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Student Experience

We are looking for people with the same imagination, drive and passion for architecture as those of us who teach here at the University of Dundee

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Studio Culture

At Architecture, University of Dundee we have a strong studio culture based in our excellent studios and a teaching programme which embeds design studio at the heart of all teaching.

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What our Students Say

'Architecture, University of Dundee offers direct entry to RIBA Part 2, that is really the most efficient way to get a professional certificate and a chance to start a career.' Shuaibin Wang MArch Year 4 student

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Our Research

Research in the built environment focuses on space, and the myriad architectural praxes that shape it and give it its qualities, structures, and uses. Research is currently focused around two inter-related themes

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Design and Construction of the UK’s First Self-Build, Passivhaus Standard, Zero-Energy, Live-Work Demonstrator Studio.

Student CGI image of interior of studio.

Student CGI image of the interior of the proposed studio.

M2OE3 is a 50m2 Passivhaus standard zero-energy, off-grid demonstrator live-work unit developed by the University of Dundee’s MacroMicro research unit. The prototype located in the City’s Botanical Gardens will commence construction in January 2013 with a completion date in May. The design and technologies will be tested in a real-world situation over a period of four years generating understanding of user behaviour and technical performance.

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