Architectural Association: Specific Course Designation granted for Postgraduate Courses (July 2017)


Who is eligible to apply for funding:

  1. Home (UK), EU or EEA applicants to the AA Graduate School intending to commence full-time postgraduate studies in the 2017-18 academic year
  2. The full eligibility criteria can be found at

What courses are now designated for funding:

  1. MA Spatial Performance and Design (AAIS)
  2. MFA Spatial Performance and Design (AAIS)
  3. MSc Design and Make
  4. MArch Design and Make
  5. MArch Architecture and Urbanism (DRL)
  6. MSc Emergent Technologies and Design
  7. MArch Emergent Technologies and Design
  8. MA History and Critical Thinking
  9. MA Housing and Urbanism
  10. MArch Housing and Urbanism
  11. MSc Landscape Urbanism
  12. MArch Landscape Urbanism
  13. (Taught) MPhil Media Practices
  14. (Taught) MPhil Architecture and Urban Design (Projective Cities)
  15. MSc Sustainable Environmental Design
  16. MArch Sustainable Environmental Design

Conditions and amount of loan:

  1. This loan is paid directly to the recipient and can be used for course fees and/or living costs
  2. The total loan amount for the whole course is £10,280
  3. The first payment is made after the course start date (in September 2017, once registration has been undertaken and confirmed by the AA School) and delivered in three instalments of 33%, 33% and 34%
  4. The earliest repayment date is April 2019 subject to an annual income in excess of £21,000

How to apply for funding:

  1. Application is made direct to Student Finance England, on-line or by post. Please visit and follow the links.
  2. If you have already received loan support (Undergraduate provision for example), your Student Finance England account is still valid for use.
  3. If this is a first application, you will need to set up a new account.

For more information or specific questions regarding your circumstance, please contact the Student Finance England Postgraduate Loan team directly on:
Telephone: 0300 100 0031
Textphone: 0300 100 0622
Service is available Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm


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Links & Downloads



Prospectus 2017-18
AA Prospectus

Graduate Prospectus
Graduate Prospectus



Prospectus 2017-18
AA Prospectus

Foundation Course Booklet
Foundation Course Booklet

Undergraduate Course Booklet
Undergraduate Course Booklet


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