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Architecture (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Course overview

The accredited Architecture (Honours) degree from Newcastle University is your first step towards qualification as a professional architect, and you'll leave with your own design style and distinctive way of working.

You'll study topics that explore the cultural, historical and technological context of architectural design, and help you understand the implications of your design decisions. Our city will provide the ultimate case study for you, with an architectural legacy that few UK cities can rival.

Projects increase in complexity through the programme, gradually stretching your architectural thinking, skills and knowledge.

Your future

Join a network of successful graduates

90% of our Architecture BA Honours graduates were employed or in further study within six months of graduating.

The BA in Architecture is the first step towards qualification as a professional architect. The vast majority of our graduates choose to follow their degree with a year’s employment as an architectural assistant in an architect’s practice.

Newcastle graduates have an envious position in the job market and are well received by architectural practices.

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:

  • Architectural Design 
  • Architectural Technology: Explorations in Making Architecture
  • Architectural Technology: Principles of Constructing Architecture
  • Introduction to Architecture
  • Architectural Representation
  • Dissertation Studies and Research Methods
  • About Architecture: Cities, Cultures and Space

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

A Level

  • AAA. All candidates will be required to submit a portfolio for review as part of the selection process. GCSE grade B or 6 in Mathematics and English required if not taken at a higher level.

International Baccalaureate

  • A minimum of 36 points. All candidates will be required to submit a portfolio for review as part of the selection process. Standard Level Mathematics or Mathematical Studies required at grade 5 if not offered at Higher Level.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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