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Architecture (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Falmouth, United Kingdom
Discover and define your identity as an architect through developing your own briefs – focussing on the importance of place in architecture and how it works in harmony with location during the Architecture (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University.
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Overview

Programme Overview

During the Architecture (Hons) programme offered at Falmouth University, you will:
  • Have the opportunity to take on a three-week work placement in your second year.
  • Work on socially engaged live build projects; in your first year you’ll work collaboratively to design and build a structure for clients like the Eden Project.
  • Be studio based, and learn in an environment of collaboration, reflecting industry practice.
  • Be able to attend guest lectures from specialists across the industry.
What you'll learnYou’ll apply drawing, 2D and 3D CAD design, model-making, surveying and writing to architectural projects, as you develop critical thinking and creative problem solving skills. On top of sharing your ideas in active debates, you’ll learn collaborative and organisational skills with group design projects. And by speaking to relevant bodies, organisations, local people and proposed user groups, you’ll develop comprehensive and appropriate design outcomes.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Place - Issues of locality, materiality and identity
  • People - User-centred design and introduction to core skills of drawing/model making
  • Community - Issues of collective living and working
  • Structure - Exploration of how ‘things' work and are made
  • Environment - issues of sustainable development
  • Habitation - 'housing' in the broadest sense
  • Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

We consider all applications on their own individual merit and potential. We invite all applicants to an interview day or audition to give them the opportunity to demonstrate this along with what inspires and motivates them in their field. Applicants will also be able to show their portfolio or give a performance depending on the course. We welcome applications from all subject backgrounds, whether you’ve specialised in STEM, the arts or humanities.  

As a guide our typical offer at undergraduate level is 120 – 136 UCAS Tariff points, primarily from Level 3 qualifications such as but not limited to A-levels, a BTEC Extended Diploma or a Foundation Diploma. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Falmouth

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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