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Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)
Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)

Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)

  • ID:UH440017
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course has been developed in accordance with industry guidelines to give you a professionally grounded, challenging and creative education, focusing on architecture, principles of urbanism, landscape and building construction. You’ll work within a professional, studio-based architectural environment on a variety of industry projects, including houses, shops, museums, public buildings, squares, cities and civic centres.

You’ll also visit and analyse places and engage with the social, political and economic factors that influence architecture and society. By working individually and in multidisciplinary teams, you’ll gain an understanding of cultural and urban conditions, learn how to improve the built environment and develop a sharp commercial awareness of the architecture industry.

  • ARB Part I accredited
  • Benefit from our network of industry partners
  • Learn in a professional studio-based environment
  • Over 95% of students said they were satisfied with the teaching and assessment and feedback on the course (NSS 2019)

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Design Skills 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Architectural Design Studio 1, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Introduction to Technology, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • C&CS L4 History and Theory - Introduction, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • C&CS L5 History and Theory - People, Buildings and Cities, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Advanced Technology, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Architectural Design Studio 2, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Architectural Design Skills 2, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Optional

Level 6

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • C&CS L6 Degree Essay: Dissertation, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Advanced Design Skills, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Final Project (Architecture), 60 Credits, Compulsory
  • Year Abroad, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Sandwich Year (Creative Arts), 0 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • 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.
  • The course offers an excellent network of industry partners. You will work closely with architectural practices both nationally and internationally on a variety of projects and collaborations. Visiting lectures from the some of the most prestigious architectural practices contribute to the teaching and learning. In addition, we draw on exemplars from regional, national and international architecture to inform the teaching.
  • During the course of study, students produce a series of projects which result in a professional portfolio representing a high degree of spatial and technical resolution that shows the development of a clear design approach and provides evidence of their employability relevant to their preferred career ambitions.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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