BA (Hons) Architecture

BA (Hons) Architecture

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: apply between 25 February and early July
Processing time: 14 days
Application fee: £20
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,450
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

In the first year, you’ll learn skills in sketching, drawing and Computer Aided Design (CAD), as well as model making and 3D representation. You’ll produce technical drawings to multiple scales.  You’ll take part in demonstrations and workshop-based activities to understand how engineering and technology inform practice.  In the second year, you’ll grow as a critical thinker.  Your knowledge of culture and theory will fuel your creativity.  Explore the fascinating relationship between buildings, people and the environment.  Design a public building and public space.  You’ll learn to integrate hand drawing with digital editing, CAD and 3D Modelling in your proposals.  In the third year, you’ll write your dissertation, a 6000-word essay on a topic that interests you.  This is your chance to inspire.  The pinnacle of your studies is a major project.  You’ll investigate the use of space and analyse how architecture impacts a city and its population.  You’ll use your expert design and technology skills to innovate.  This is your chance to prove you’re ready for professional practice or postgraduate study. 

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
The normal entry requirements for undergraduate degrees are completion of 12 years of school education and successful completion of a school leaving certificate equivalent to UK 'A' Levels. A Level: BBC; or equivalent All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Career opportunities

As an architecture graduate you can opt to continue to the second stage of the architectural education (ARB/RIBA part 2), as well as decide to work within an architectural or interior architecture practice, or as part of a multi-disciplinary design consultancy. You may also move into areas such as urban design, real estate and retail design.

Campus location

Hatfield , United Kingdom

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