Architectural Technology at Robert Gordon University - UCAS

Architectural Technology

Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

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Course summary

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Architectural Technology is a relatively new profession in the construction industry combining a passion for the built environment with a particular interest in technical design. The profession brings together a number of key skills and subjects such as sustainability, visualisation, materials and building technology. In today's environment, the use of information technology tools to develop technical solutions is a key component of the architectural technologist's portfolio. In preparation for a career in practice, you will become proficient in a range of design, technical and management skills. This course provides an array of key transferable skills, allowing the opportunity for a student to apply for a career in a wide range of industries and/or continue their studies in a variety of fields. You will benefit from visiting professionals from a range of disciplines, giving learning a strong sense of contemporary relevance. Our aim is to equip you with the professional and practical skills required in this industry and the placement is an exciting opportunity to gain practical experience within the architectural industry. You will also have the fantastic opportunity to travel, whether on study trips to look at the very best of international design or on student exchanges

Course details

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

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 6 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeK236
Institution code R36
Campus nameMain Site - Aberdeen
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level CCC To include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English). Maths or a science subject is required at GCSE grade 5/C or above if not held at A Level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM Preferably to be held in Construction/Built Environment or a related discipline.
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits P: 15 credits Pass 60 credits to include 45 at Level 3 at grade Merit in Construction or a related discipline.
Scottish Higher BBCC To include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English). Maths or a science subject is required at National 5 grade C or above if not held at Higher.
Scottish Advanced Higher Accepted
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 points To include Higher Level English (or a written subject requiring the use of English). Maths is required at Standard Level grade 4 or above if not held at Higher Level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3 To include English (or a written subject requiring the use of English). Maths or a science subject is required at grade O3 or above if not held at Higher.
Scottish HNC Pass Pass relevant HNC for entry to year 2. Interview is also required
Scottish HND Pass Pass relevant HND for entry to year 3. May require specific graded units and interview.
HNC (BTEC) P Pass relevant HNC for entry to year 2. Interview may also be required
HND (BTEC) M Pass relevant HND for entry to year 3. May require specific graded units and interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £6750* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6750* Year 1
Wales £6750* Year 1
Channel Islands £6750* Year 1
International £15040* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees: The cost of books that you may wish to purchase. Costs associated with your placement / study abroad Accommodation and Living costs Printing and Binding (average): Year 1 £30, Year 2 £120, Year 3 £60, Year 4 £120 Models (average): Year 1 £10, Year 2 £40, Year 3 £40 Travel £20 (site visit for Year 4) Materials £140 (average in Year 4) International Travel £300 (optional in Year 2 or 3) Laptop £800 (guidance on system requirements should be sought first before purchase.)
Architectural Technology at Robert Gordon University - UCAS