Architectural Technology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

Our Architectural Technology BSc(Hons) course provides the skills you need to become a professional architectural technologist. The course has been developed to work alongside our Architecture, Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying courses. This helps you develop a strong understanding of professionalism within the construction industry, with our practice-led course introducing you to aspects of technical detailing and digital design. Why study Architectural Technology BSc(Hons)? On this course, you’ll develop the skills to become a creative technical designer, capable of managing the progress of a construction project, whilst understanding the materials, components, structural systems, and environments behind the world’s best buildings. You’ll acquire expertise in the latest construction digitalisation strategies, such as Building Information Modelling (BIM), and on strategies to improve value and reduce waste through Lean Construction. You’ll be encouraged to develop skills aligned to the state of the art in industry practice, too, with an emphasis on enterprise and continuing professional development. You could have the opportunity to work in a range of architectural and construction-related areas, while becoming prepared for further study and research. You’ll have the chance to undertake a work placement year in the UK or abroad, helping to prepare you for your future career. Architectural Technology BSc(Hons), is part of a suite of courses that includes Quantity Surveying and Construction Project Management. You could switch to one of the other courses at the end of the first year, if your interests change. Thanks to successful completion of this course, you may wish to explore roles within architecture and construction. Alternatively, you may pursue a further education route, focusing on your specific skills and interests across Architectural Technology. Professional Bodies The course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). The University of Huddersfield was the first University to run an Architectural Technology Honours degree course to be accredited by the CIAT. The accreditation was awarded in the Accreditation Review visit took place in March 2017, and the programme was first Accredited in 1996. The course is valid for five years. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Year 1 modules include: • Construction Business and Law • Design and Construction Practice • Building Technology and Digital Communication. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll be taught through a series of lectures, group and individual tutorials, workshop demonstrations and studio-based design projects. Assessment includes coursework, portfolio of design work, presentations, and exams. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Architectural Technologists, Chartered Institute of
  • Building Engineers, Chartered Association of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Student Outcomes

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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 £17600 Year 1
International £17600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Architectural Technology at University of Huddersfield - UCAS