Successful completion of BA (Hons) Architecture carries with it Architects Registration Board and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 1 recognition. The School also offers further architecture courses accredited by ARB (Architects Registration Board) and RIBA for Parts 2 and 3 leading to qualification as an architect.
Suitable for: The degree is an ideal choice for undergraduate study and also an excellent foundation for those wishing to continue studying to become architects. Graduates have taken up careers ranging from management consultancy to virtual architecture in computer games.
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UCAS Tariff Points: 300 points Min. from 6/12 unit awards (incl. SQA Adv. Higher): 300 points Details: Admission to this course is based primarily on an interview and submission of a portfolio of creative work. Preferred A Level subjects are Mathematics and Art or related subjects. All should be supported by 5 GCSE's (grade C or above) including English Language, Mathamatics and Art or related subjects. International applicants should possess IELTS 6.5 or above. If you're applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.
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Architecture is about people, their wellbeing in the environment and the design and making of beautiful sustainable buildings and places.
BA (Hons) Architecture offers grounding in a broad range of skills which are necessary to generate excellence in architecture. Design is the core subject with projects that increase in complexity as the course progresses. It is supported by Architectural Context (the history and theory of Architecture) and Architectural Technology (structural design, environment, services, construction and materials). Communication and presentation skills such as sketching, drawing, model making and computer-aided design are also covered.
A studio-based approach encourages a sythesis of the technical, theoretical and aesthetic strands. In addition to studio and workshop activities students are offered the opportunity of overseas visits.
Mode of Attendance : Full - time