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Architectural Technology and Design (BSc)

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Program Information

School:University of the West of England
Faculty:Architecture and the Built Environment
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Architectural Technology/Technician
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Description:The evolution of architectural forms is born out many defining factors including culture and fashion, society and economics, climate and geography, security and self-preservation. But for architecture to be able to respond to these factors it needs the application of technology. Historically the limitations of technology imposed restrictions on the architecture. However, in more recent times the technology has become almost limitless and the architectural expression has developed accordingly.

The course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and will equip you with a solid understanding of the technological progression in construction and where it sits within the history of architecture. You will study and apply design concepts and construction technologies to a range of building problems. To inspire and inform your work, you will sketch and assess buildings on day trips and residential field trips.

All students are encouraged to spend their third year on placement. Students who undertake a placement year will complete an industrial placement module.
URL:Architectural Technology and Design (BSc) at University of the West of England
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $23,393

Cost per year is in Canadian dollars, based on the international full-time fee. Please visit the program page for further information.

Admission Requirements


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    Tariff points: 300. For information on GCSE and A-Level Requirements, please visit the program website.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on February 06, 2016