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BSc Architecture

Apply imagination and innovation responsibly within a world of finite resources and shape environments to leave a positive legacy for future generations.

Your application and portfolio

Colourful sketches of buildings on a piece of paper

In addition to your application, you will be invited to an interview to present a portfolio showing evidence of your creative ability and understanding.

Your future career

96% of leavers from the School of the Built Environment are in work and/or further study 15 months after the end of their course. (Source: Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18; First Degree responders from the School of the Built Environment) 


Our graduates are well-placed to further their training as an architect or move into other careers within design and construction such as urban design, graphic design, project management and planning.

Scholarships and fees

Students enrolling onto our BSc Architecture course in 2020 have the opportunity to secure a scholarship worth £1,000 for each of the three years of their course. (Subject to conditions for 2020 entry and conditions for 2021 entry).

 

There are some additional costs for equipment, materials and learning resources. In the past, we have run optional field trips to ethically accessible cities such as Copenhagen, Antwerp and Nantes.

 

Read more about undergraduate fees and funding

Life in the School

"From lectures, workshops, internships and construction site visits, our students are given precious insights into the realities of working life as an architect."
Professor Lorraine Farrelly, Head of the School of Architecture

Architecture taster days

Interested in studying a degree in architecture? Why not apply for one of our taster days, and experience architecture workshops and lectures, take a tour of our facilities, and learn more about student life. 

Year out: Professional Experience & Development Record (PEDR)

Practical training and work experience are an integral part of the requirements for students planning to register as architects in the UK.


Events

Keep up-to-date with the latest events and activities from the School of Architecture.

 

 

 

Athena SWAN Silver Award