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Dedicated team of experts

Our staff are using their innovative and creative talents to inform the curriculum of our BSc (Hons) Architecture.

Their research in the field and their experience as practitioners, provide you with the knowledge you need to excel as an architect.

Find out more about our staff

Industry connections

Established connections with leading local, national and international architects allow you to make use of our network of partners for feedback, placements and training.

Partners like ACG (Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt) and Allies and Morrison have provided a boost for many of our graduates to pursue their creative ambitions in architectural practice.

Thriving creative community

Collaborate with your peers on imaginative design projects, participate in lively discussions about designing responsibly, and enhance your critical thinking and creative techniques in our studios and workshops. 

Find your passion in the field, and bring design with a purpose to the next generation of architects. 

Live projects

As part of the curriculum, we offer the opportunity to collaborate on live projects, enabling you to explore your ideas while working alongside experienced architects.

Architecture Structure Build Project 2023

Watch as BSc Architecture students work together and collaborate with staff and external parties in a full-scale structure build project with the help of architect, Piers Taylor. 

PER[form]ANCE (2018)

Watch our second-year students create this replica real-life architectural brief from the School of Arts & Communication Design. Students worked alongside academics, Piers Taylor of Invisible Studio and Charley Brentnall of Carpenter Oak.

The Urban Room (2019)

From 14 May to 7 June 2019, this temporary wooden structure, built by our students, enabled conversation and encounters between people and communities across Reading town and the University. 

Learn more about the programme of arts-based activities held in the Urban Room

Hybrid Practices @ Urban Room

End of year shows

These public shows allow first, second and third-year undergraduate students to feature their project and design work, including drawings, physical models and computer generated images.

Explore student work from the 2022 End of Year Show

"The show is an amazing opportunity for students to meet companies, show off work and secure practical experience and jobs."

Paulina Lemos, BSc Architecture graduate.

Read more about Paulina's story


Students enrolling onto our BSc Architecture course in 2023 or 2024 have the opportunity to secure a scholarship worth £1,000 for each of the three years of their course. (Subject to conditions for 2024 entry and 2025 entry).


Read more about undergraduate fees and funding

Architecture Society

Run by students, this society provides a way to support and expand on your ideas with your peers and have some fun while doing it. 

"The fact that we are such a small group creates a sense of community where we are all friends and are confident enough to ask each other for help and learn." 

Gina Bugten-Dinesen, BSc Architecture graduate

Read more about Gina's story

Year out: Professional Experience and 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.

Life in the School

We are in the top 100 in the world for Architecture and Built Environment (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2024). Join a vibrant community that will help foster your creativity and support your personal and professional development. 

Our stories

"This was the best learning experience of my life. The course gives you a collective, holistic view of architecture and each module is designed to prepare you for your future career."
Daniel Hellyer, BSc Architecture graduate 
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