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Course summary

Learn how to design buildings and structures that make the world a better place. On this highly creative course, learn how to draw, model, write, and, above all, define and solve problems that have genuine social purpose, and directly improve lives. Gain an understanding of the histories and theories of architecture, design, structures, construction and design for sustainability, and an introduction to the professional skills necessary for professional practice. Develop your individual voice and flair in an environment that actively encourages and supports you in learning about the many different approaches, with a number of studios to choose from after Year 1. You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge needed for the first stage of professional practical experience in an office before progressing to RIBA part 2 postgraduate study.

Modules

Year 1 • Design 101 • Design 102 • Design 103 • Cultural context 1 • Technology 1 • Communication 1: drawing and digital media Year 2 • Design 201: experimental media • Design 202 • Design 203 • Cultural context 2 • Technology 2 • Communication 2: digital design Year 3 • Design 301 • Design 302 • Design 303: integrated design project • Cultural context 3 • Technology 3 • Professional practice Key subject areas • Design • Technology and environment • Cultural context • Communication • Professional practice


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
K100
Institution code:
L75
Campus name:
LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 6.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 80 ( the minimum score required in each skills areas are: Reading 18, Listening 17, Writing 17, Speaking 20) or Pearson Test of English Academic 52 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 51)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Unistats information

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86%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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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

Additional fee information

Read fees and funding information at https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-and-funding
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