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Advanced Diploma of Architectural Technology
Advanced Diploma of Architectural Technology

Advanced Diploma of Architectural Technology

  • ID:HC10096
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
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* Tuition fees listed are for two semesters (unless otherwise noted) and include both Health Insurance and mandatory non-tuition-fees.

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Admission Requirements

​​Entry requirement

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: 

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) or Grade 11 U or M Mathematics (MCR3U or MCF3M)
  • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

English requirements 

  • For any program level, a minimum of three years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language, or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses. 
  • For any program level, a minimum of  two full years of successful study in an accredited university degree program or two full years of successful study in an accredited college diploma program in a country OR in a postsecondary institution where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Minimum TOEFL Scores: 550 for paper-based test OR 80 (20L, 20W, 20S, 20R) for internet-based test
  • Minimum IELTS Scores: Overall 6.0 AND No band below 5.5
  • Minimum MELAB Score: 76
  • Minimum EAP Score: Successful completion of all EAP courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 60% in Level 8
  • Minimum PTE Score: 53 - 57
  • Minimum CAEL Score: Overall band score of 60
  • Minimum FCE/CAE/CPE Score: Cambridge (FCE/CAE/CPE) 174 (with no single test score below 167)
  • Duolingo Language Test Scores: Between 105 -110

Course Information

Humber’s Architectural Technology advanced diploma program will train you to use your logical and critical thinking skills as you apply architectural technology to construction and building design.

You’ll learn from award-winning professors and licensed architects who bring real-life perspective and valuable industry contacts to you. The curriculum is designed with industry collaboration, ensuring you are learning current and relevant material. In the program, you will learn:

  • computer-aided drawing, building methods and project management using the most current computer programs such as Revit (Building Information Modelling), AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and sketchUP

  • construction technologies for materials such as wood frame, steel, masonry and precast concrete, and mass timber

  • hands-on skills including building code, building specifications, estimating, and structural and environmental systems knowledge

  • sustainable architecture, passive house systems and net zero design and construction methods needed to reduce carbon emissions and the impact of climate change in the architectural technology field

Courses include instruction in visual representation, history of architecture, building science, site planning and technical communications. Electives can include bath and kitchen, interior detailing, building code (legal), small building residential design and more.

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Semester 1

  • ARC 100: Autocad 1

  • ARC 121: Drafting and Detailing: House Design

  • ARC 122: Visual Representation

  • ARC 155: Materials and Methods 1: Wood Construction

  • TMTH 105: Technical Mathematics 1

  • WRIT 120: Technical Reading and Writing Skills

 Semester 2

  • ARC 153: Structures

  • ARC 156: Drafting and Detailing: Steel and Masonry

  • ARC 200: Materials and Methods 2

  • ARC 212: Building Information Modeling 1 (BIM)

  • ARC 254: Ontario Building Code

  • WRIT 220: Technical Workplace Writing Skills

 Semester 3

  • ARC 215: Drafting and Detailing Mass Timber

  • ARC 216: Materials and Methods 3 Mass Timber

  • ARC 252: Building Information Modeling 2 (BIM)

  • ARC 317: Building Science

  • GNED 101: An Introduction to Arts and Sciences

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • GNED: General Elective

 Semester 4

  • ARC 154: Sustainable Design

  • ARC 255: Materials and Methods 4: Concrete

  • ARC 256: Drafting and Detailing: Concrete

  • ARC 316: Building Information Modeling 3 (BIM)

  • ARC 616: Presentation Software

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • GNED: General Elective

 Semester 5

  • ARC 300: Drafting and Detailing 5

  • ARC 314: Environmental Systems

  • ARC 320: Contract Administration

  • ARC 322: Building Information Modeling 4 (BIM)

  • ARC 353: Architectural Site Planning

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • ARC: Architectural Elective

 Semester 6

  • ARC 253: Estimating

  • ARC 318: Specification Writing 1

  • ARC 351: Drafting and Detailing 6

  • ARC 355: Project Management

  • Select 2 from the following courses

  • ARC: Architectural Elective

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Pre Courses

EAP is taught at Lakeshore Campus

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Our graduates work:

  • in producing design and construction documents for architectural offices

  • as project co-ordinators, estimators and project inspectors for contracting firms

  • as housing specialists for design firms

  • as sales representatives for construction equipment manufacturers

  • as building inspectors and plan examiners for municipalities

The rapid growth in construction and building in Toronto and southern Ontario, combined with Humber’s strong reputation in the industry, provides graduates with strong employment opportunities.

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