Architecture BA (Hons)

Architecture BA (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,250
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

Students will undertake design projects in a range of spatial, social and topographical settings, from the smallest residences and objects to complex megacities and events. The majority of the course is taught as a series of design projects in the design studio. This is complemented by lectures, workshops and studio events on the philosophy and history of architecture and design. Students will also look at technical, practical and professional practices in relation to ethical architecture in the commercial world.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus


A good portfolio and normally: Art and Design Foundation or 136 points from at least 2 A 'levels or BTEC Extended Diploma DDM or International Baccalaureate: 32+ Points GCSEs - Five GCSEs grades A* - C (9-4) including English Language or Literature and Maths or Science at grade C/4 or above. Access - Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent) and GCSE English (Language or Literature) and Maths or Science at grade C/4 or above. We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English and Maths or Science at grade C/4 or above (if required as part of our standard requirement). If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each band, or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

Career opportunities

Many graduates continue their architectural education to qualify and register as an architect. Some of our graduates have gone onto careers with leading architectural practices in the UK and overseas, including Heatherwick, Make and Shigeru Ban. Graduates use their degree to launch careers in related fields such as architectural conservation, urban design, research, planning and project management. Other graduates have gone onto other fields such as journalism, heritage and history, film, web design, lifestyle design, game design, event design and digital animation, strategic management and political advocacy.

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