MRes Architecture (Reading the Neoliberal City)

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MRes

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

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September 2024

  • Full time, 1 year
  • Part time
  • On campus
PartTime CM2093
CM2093

Fees and Funding

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September 2024

Attendance

Fee

Note

Home
Full time, 1 year
£8,580
Per year
Part time
£1,430
Per 30 credit module
International
Full time, 1 year
£15,540
Per year

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Professional Practice/Mental Wealth

    The aims of this module are:

    • To enhance writing skills across a range of media, providing students with high quality transferable writing skills
    • To enable students to communicate theoretical and analytical concepts to both built environment experts and non-experts alike.
    • To provide students with a systematic understanding of the concepts behind and the standards for academic writing.
    • To enable students to apply the techniques they will learn in order to structure written and verbal discourse in future critical writing and debate.
    • To introduce to students the fundamentals of 'critical writing', and its application to themes running through the programme.
    • Produce graduates of the MRes with enhanced ability for critical analysis and investigation through writing, with the ability to frame intellectual insight within rigorous academic methodologies.
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    Critical Studies

    The main aim of this module is: 

    • To provide you with a critical understanding of the concepts behind contemporary urban and architectural theory, urban politics and policy.
    • To introduce to you the fundamentals of 'critique', and its application to themes running through

    the programme.

    • To enable students to communicate advanced theoretical and analytical concepts to both built environment experts and non-experts alike.
    • To enable students to structure written and verbal criticism and critique of dominant urban themes, theories and issues.
    • Produce graduates of the MRes with enhanced ability for critical analysis and investigation through writing, with the ability to frame intellectual insight within rigorous academic methodologies.
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    Reading the Neoliberal City

    The main aims of this module are:

    • To provide you with a critical understanding of wider social and geo-political frameworks of

    the city, related to a specific urban situation.

    • To enable you to understand and communicate the relationships between social, economic, political forces and policies of urban development, in relation to the physical consequences of  'urban regeneration'.
    • Through the development of this knowledge, you will be able to demonstrate a wider understanding of how urban democratic processes are developed, exploited or controlled.
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    Thesis

    The main aims of the module are:

    • To enable you to communicate original research into the relationships between social, economic, political forces and policies and their impact on urban development.
    • Through the synthesis of this knowledge, you will be able to demonstrate a considered and original understanding of urban democratic processes in relation to place.
    • To produce graduates of the MRes with enhanced ability for critical analysis and investigation through writing, with the ability to frame intellectual insight within rigorous academic methodologies.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

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