Architecture is central to the major issues affecting society today. The performance of the built environment is a subject of national and global concern in relation to its impact on climate change, the use of resources, economic development and the health and well-being of individuals.
The wsa offers all the qualifications necessary to become a registered architect in the United Kingdom, and has a reputation for producing graduates with the ability to cope well with the diverse demands of practice.
The School offers a broad spectrum of opportunities to candidates for research degrees
Research centres in the School provide a focus for the range of different research themes. Staff may be affiliated to one or more centres, which allows them the flexibility to pursue a range of interests and maximise interdisciplinary working. The diverse range of centres reflects the varied interests and achievements of staff.
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The School recently hosted its second summer programme in August 2014 with the dedicated theme of 'Sustainable Built Environments'. read more
The Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University invite you to their London Master's Degree Show at Hoxton Arches this summer.
OPENING: WED 9th July, 18:00 - 23:00
Show running dates & times:
10th-11th July, Open 11:00 - 20:00
12th July, Open 12:00 - 17:00 read more
As part of the collaborative agreement between Cardiff University's Welsh School of Architecture (WSA) and the British University in Dubai (BUiD), 26 Masters students visited Cardiff on 16th June accompanied by two members of staff from BUiD. The trip was organised to include a visit to the Senedd where the group met The Minister of Natural Resources and Food, Alun Davies, who had also visited Dubai recently, read more
Two new distance-learning routes for the MSc Environmental Design of Buildings are now available (subject to approval). The new accelerated study pathways for our existing MSc course in Environmental Design of Buildings by distance learning will now allow completion of studies in one or two years. read more
The Welsh School of Architecture (WSA) has been awarded funding by the University to enable us to offer 50% fees scholarships read more
Graduates of the Cardiff University Masters degree in Architecture talk about their work. An exhibition of the students' work was held in the University's Bute building in July 2012.