Cambridge University in the UK is inviting qualified candidates for her IDBE master’s scholarships for courses starting in September 2022.
The Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) is a two-year, part-time, University of Cambridge Masters for all built environment professionals. The course has been designed specifically for professionals working in the built environment who want to deliver sustainable and resilient places and spaces which are crucial to our common future.
It brings together professionals from all the built environment disciplines to explore the radical change and innovation needed to achieve this through the interdisciplinary, collaborative effort and visioning of all the disciplines and professions working together within the design team.
The Master’s is delivered through six, separate, week-long residential workshops in Cambridge alongside a programme of E-learning, with a mix of regular online activities and E-modules.
Worth of Award
- The scholarship will cover 50 per cent of the total fee for the two-year course (£5550 in each year).
Applications are welcomed from high-achieving professionals in all areas of the built environment from anywhere in the world.
Besides enthusiasm and commitment, applicants must have:
- At least a 2.i honours bachelor’s degree (or successful completion of a Master’s degree) from a UK University, or an equivalent standard from a recognised overseas institution.*
- A minimum of three years’ work experience in the built environment since graduating.
- Good ability in written and spoken English language.**
- Endorsement from your employer or, if independent, a demonstrated understanding of the time commitment needed to undertake part-time study at this level.
- Access to appropriate computer technology and internet software.
- The ability to pay the course fees or to identify a sponsoring institution.
How to Apply
If you would like to be considered for the Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Ability, you are required to submit a supporting ‘Scholarship Application Statement’, explaining in no more than 1000 words:
- What impact you think the IDBE Master’s Programme will have on your career.
- How you plan to use your training on the IDBE Master’s programme to positively influence others in your area of the built environment.
- Why you would be a good representative for CISL and the IDBE Master’s programme, and how would you promote the IDBE courses to potential future applicants.
- Please email your supporting ‘Scholarship Application Statement’ to [email protected] once you have submitted your course application.
- In addition to the supporting statement, the academic merit of candidates will be assessed based on the quality of the full course application (which must be submitted via the normal route), with particular emphasis on the following:
- Past academic record
- Quality of the dissertation proposal submitted, in particular:
- – Significance and timeliness: Does it demonstrate awareness of the state-of-the-art, extend current thinking, or address national or international priority areas?
- – Originality and promise: Is it cutting edge, does it tackle a new area or show an innovative approach?
- – Quality and rigour: Is it well structured, organised and methodical, and achievable within the time available?
- – Relevance to the course: does it fit within the IDBE areas of expertise and interest?
- Performance during an interview.
Deadline: The closing date for the IDBE Master’s scholarship is May 16, 2022.