Northumbria University, Newcastle

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Northumbria University Newcastle

Architecture and Built Environment Foundation Year

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Course summary

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This hands-on course ensures you gain relevant academic knowledge and practical skills from the outset using our high-quality, current technology and on-site laboratories. At Northumbria you will experience first hand knowledge of the built environment and the wider environmental context. The programme will focus on all the appropriate elements for the initial stages of developing you as a Northumbria Graduate and ultimately as an undergraduate degree student. The learning outcomes for the Built Environment programme and the modules have been mapped against the professional development requirements and the competencies required by this industry. Northumbria foundation year students have a mature, intellectual curiosity through an examination and understanding of professional practice,current theories, policy and real-life practice. As a result, you will be able to develop and apply your academic knowledge and experience of research skills to your chosen degree programme. You will be taught by a diverse group of built environment related professionals. Their background, knowledge and experience in both practice and academia, and the emphasis and support of a research rich learning environment, will allow you to develop a research rich, practice based experience and encourage you to carry on your studies in an undergraduate programme. There is a set of modules to follow if you want to go onto further study in Built Environment. You can go on to study a range of courses including: Architecture BA (Hons) (Not automatic progression) Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Interior Architecture BA (Hons) (Not automatic progression) Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Real Estate BSc (Hons)

Course details

Modules

For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk

Assessment method

Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
K441
Institution code:
N77
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

EU students are advised to refer to the University's EU scholarship page via the 'Northumbria Undergraduate EU Scholarship 2021/22' page. Please note that information regarding any additional fees and/or funding can be located on the Northumbria University Course Page.
Architecture and Built Environment Foundation Year at Northumbria University, Newcastle - UCAS