Architecture at Cambridge offers an inspiring and rigorous introduction to the subject. The course covers a range of fields, including architectural history and theory as well as principles of construction, structural design and environmental design. In the third year you also take courses in areas such as management, professional practice and law. The core of the teaching, studio, takes place in the Department’s Studio Building, where each student can claim their own design space. Further information about the Architecture course can be found on the University website.
Architecture at Murray Edwards College
At Murray Edwards, we welcome around one or two undergraduate students in Architecture each year, meaning that we have around three or four undergraduate students in the College as a whole. In recent years, Architecture students at Murray Edwards have been offered short internships at the architectural practice BDP during the summer vacation after second year.
A Level: A*AA
IB: 42, 776
No specific subjects are required.
All applicants for Architecture are required to take written and practical assessments if shortlisted for interview. You will not need to register in advance for this assessment and the College will provide details directly to you.
All Architecture applicants are asked to submit a PDF (6 A4 pages, and less than 15MB in size) of their own artwork to the College prior to interview. The selection of images should, in part, reflect material you might bring to interview as part of your portfolio.
All Architecture applicants invited to interview are expected to show a portfolio of recent work at the interview, although this is not expected to be work of an architectural nature (e.g. plans, sections, etc.).