Norwich University of the Arts has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
BA (Hons) Architecture has been developed under EU guidelines to provide you with grounding in architecture, design and construction within an arts, design and media context. You will develop your design skills with an understanding of cultural, urban and contextual conditions, making use of the wide range of facilities on-site (such as the foundry, mould-making, metal, wood and plastic fabrication, laser cutting and model making workshops) and generating speculative design propositions at a range of scales. This course will develop your commercial awareness of the industry through a series of lectures by architecture professionals from firms such as Purcell, Caruso St John and Ash Sakula. You will graduate with a portfolio of design projects which displays critical thinking, spatial awareness and engages with diverse social-political sites and situations.
You can find more information about the content of the BA (Hons) Architecture course at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/courses/ba-hons-architecture/
The University assesses you through the coursework you produce as you complete each unit. Each unit will require you to present a portfolio of work which may include finished pieces of work, written work, your research, and a reflective journal which allows you to evaluate your learning and highlight your strengths and areas for further development. You can find out more information about our assessment methods at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/assessment/
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Architects Royal Institute of British
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How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Norwich University of the Arts|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||at least four GCSE passes which should include Grade C / 4 or above in English, Maths and a Science subject.|
Norwich University of the Arts will accept other pre-entry qualifications or combinations of different qualifications. Applications may also be considered from candidates who do not meet these minimum entry requirements. NUA welcomes individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and previous educational or professional experiences, including those with non-standard qualifications.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
The interview process provides an invaluable chance to meet course tutors face-to-face and is the major factor in determining the success of your application. The interview is an opportunity for us to assess your work and the suitability of your application and also provides you with a chance to assess NUA’s staff, campus and facilities and to ask questions. For more information please visit our website at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/undergraduate-apply/interview-tips/
Once you have applied to BA (Hons) Architecture at NUA, we will ask you to prepare a portfolio for your interview. This, combined with your interview, will be used to assess your suitability for the course. Your portfolio should clearly demonstrate your passion for the subject and your individual creativity. For more information please visit our website at www.nua.ac.uk/study-at-nua/courses/ba-hons-architecture/
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|