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Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 1), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Studying at the Canterbury School of Architecture at UCA is a lively, progressive and creative experience that will enable you to learn from a group of more than fifty highly successful and dedicated architects, designers and engineers.
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Overview

This course is ranked in the top five Architecture courses in the Guardian’s University Guide 2017.

Developing your creativity will include experimenting with all the elements of architecture – from drawing and modelling, through to full-size project making, exhibition and deployment in public spaces. You’ll also develop digital skills through the use of industry-standard technology and software.Giving you the chance to work with cultural institutions and businesses, as well as the Canterbury School of Architecture’s overseas partners, exciting and frequently updated projects will involve you in contemporary issues and in live situations. This will provide you with invaluable, profession-based industry experience.

Architects Registration Board (ARB) prescribed and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) validated, this degree course will also offer you a thorough introduction to architectural management, practice and law, and prides itself on its creative collaborations.

This is a highly practical course and you’ll study in large, light and airy, dedicated studios.
With the space and freedom to embrace and debate the future, you’ll develop new ways of thinking through design practice. An industry mentoring scheme is also available and our excellent student-to-staff ratio will help you to build your portfolio and CV, ready for professional practice. Our School of Architecture also offers progression to a fully validated UCA MArch in Architecture.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course modules
  • Projects 01
  • Communication 01
  • Technology 01
  • Cultural Context 01
  • Projects 02

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

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General Requirements

The standard entry requirements for this course are:

One of the following:

  • 128 new UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 320 old UCAS tariff points), see accepted qualifications
  • Merit at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design(Level 3 or 4)
  • Distinction, Distinction, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
  • 128 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject.

And five GCSE passes at grade A*-C and/or grade 4-9 including Mathematics and English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).

Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13540 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 Canterbury

  • 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.

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