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Architectural Technology
Architectural Technology BSc(Hons)
Architectural Technology BSc(Hons)

Architectural Technology BSc(Hons)

  • ID:UH440020
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirement  

  • IELTS 6.0 with no lower than 5.5 in any element or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Course Information

Are you practically minded? Do you enjoy being creative, and do you have a vision for the buildings and cityscapes of the future? Our Architectural Technology degree could help you on your way towards a dynamic and fulfilling career. You’ll have the chance to gain a thorough understanding of construction and develop some sought-after skills too.

  • We're an established pioneer in the field of architectural technology, being the first University to run an Architectural Technology Honours degree course that was accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). We also have full accreditation by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE). This course is part of our integrated suite of architecture and built environment courses, which has great links with the sector in the region.
  • This course is designed to give you a thorough understanding of construction techniques and architectural detailing. The aim is for you to be able to apply your expertise in architectural technologies to the design of cost-efficient and sustainable buildings. So you’ll have the opportunity to develop your creativity while understanding the materials, components, structural systems and environments behind the world’s best buildings.
  • You'll look at every stage of a construction project, from the development of the client brief through to design, procurement, construction, operations and maintenance of build assets.
  • You’ll be able to build your leadership skills, as well as skills in Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) from world-leading industry practitioners and academics.

Our Architectural Technology course gives you the chance to work on projects with peers ranging across disciplines like Architecture, Construction Project Management, Building Surveying and Quantity Surveying. All with the aim of enabling you to gain the skills you need to work in collaborative multidisciplinary teams across the globe.

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Year 1
Core modules:

  •  Construction Business Architectural Technology
  •  Environmental Science and Services
  •  Digital Technology 1
  •  Applied Architectural Technology 1
  •  Technology 1: An Introduction to Architectural Technology

Year 2
Core modules:

  •  Collaborative Project Architectual Technology
  •  Technology 2: Integrated Technology
  •  Digital Technology 2
  •  Applied Architectural Technology 2

Year 3 - optional placement year
 School of Art and Design Placement

Final Year
Core modules:

  •  Professional Practice
  •  Building Inspection
  •  Sustainable Design and Construction
  •  Major Project Dissertation
  •  Digital Technology 3


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This course can help you develop the necessary skills to lead collaborative design and construction teams, effectively manage projects, and adopt innovative approaches such as Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM). Transferable skills enable Architectural Technology graduates to consider a whole range of careers within the construction industry including facilities management, building control, and architectural conservation. Previous student have gone on to work in companies such as BAE Systems, ARC, Fox Architecture and Malcolm Hollis LLP.**

* Percentage of undergraduate graduates from the School of Art, Design and Architecture who are in work and/or further study fifteen months after graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 17/18, UK domiciled graduates)

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Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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