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Architectural Technology (Honours), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

Architectural technologists help to bring projects to fruition through making the technical decisions necessary to solve design problems. They need a sound understanding of the processes of design and construction and the management tools, particularly CAD, for the communication of design information. 

The skills they require are wide ranging, from design and architectural composition, technical analysis and presentation, to the business and management skills necessary for contract procurement and administration. Design and development is an increasingly complex issue, where the formation of design proposals and detailed decision-making requires expert and professional judgement.

This Architectural Technology (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster will help you acquire the skills and knowledge to develop your career in an architectural design setting alongside architects, engineers, surveyors and other professionals, practice privately, or run - upon successful MCIAT chartership - a business either as a partner or a co-director with other professionals in the architectural and construction industries. You will also develop the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

Career Path 

The Architectural Technology BSc is a design-led programme. Graduates have a wide range of career paths working with:

  • Architects
  • Interior Architects
  • Engineers
  • Construction Firms
  • Local Authority
  • Property developers 
  • Designers
Graduates have found work with:
  • Foster and Partners
  • BAM
  • Atkins
  • Transport for London
  • Burberry (architecture and planning department)
  • Berkeley
  • Barratt Homes
  • Map projects
  • Rala 

Accreditation

Professional recognition

This course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, the Chartered Institute of Building, and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

"CABE is proud to accredit the degree programmes within the built environment at the University of Westminster. This brings us closer to talented students who will build their global future as Chartered Building Engineers and as other professionals within the industry." Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design – Digital Literacy 
  • Design – Design Principles 
  • Management – Introduction to the Built Environment
  • Management – Project, Commercial and Organisational Environment
  • Technology – Building Science 
  • Technology – Construction Technology and Services
  • Design – Digital Practice
  • Design – Design Project 
  • Management – Project Procurement, Management and Law

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

UK
  • A Levels – BBC
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma – DMM
  • Access to HE Diploma – Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 33 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction.
  • GCSEs – minimum grade 4 in Maths and English (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017)
EU AND INTERNATIONAL
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 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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