University of Northampton

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Architectural Technology

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Course summary

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Why study this course? Our Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). We work closely with CIAT, the leading professional Architectural Technology body in the UK, and two of our lecturers are Chartered Members (MCIAT). Several course lecturers run their own architectural practices and will give you up-to-the-moment teaching and professional guidance. This includes Chartered Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Students studying for an Architectural Technology degree with us benefit from our strong links with architectural practices, providing them with the opportunity for placements. You’ll have access to a design studio and computer suite studio with current computer aided design (CAD) technology and other software, in addition to enjoying exhibitions, events and visits* during your course. By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:

  • You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more.
  • Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop** to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).
  • Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
  • Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.
  • We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK***
  • Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd.
The Northampton Employment Promise
  • In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.
✱ All trips subject to national and local Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions. See our situation updates page for more on the University’s response to Covid-19: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/about-us/situation-updates/ ✱ ✱ see Eligibility criteria and Terms and Conditions: https://www.northampton.ac.uk/student-life/university-living-laptops-trips-and-internships/ ✱✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020

Course details

Modules

STAGE 1: • Visual and Technical Communication • The Architectural Technologist • Principles of Technical Design in Architecture • Architectural Design. STAGE 2: • Building Information Modelling • Practice, Regulations and Conventions in Architecture • Design Specification and Production Information • Technical Architectural Design. STAGE 3: • Modelling, Simulation and Visualisation • Project Management in Architecture • Final Major Project. Module information is quoted for 20/21 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Assessment method

You will be assessed continuously through coursework including: • project work • assignments or reports

Professional bodies

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

  • Architectural Technologists, Chartered Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
K210
Institution code:
N38
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 (or C) or Key Skills level 2 Application of Number, and GCSE English at grade 4 (or C) or Key Skills Communication, or equivalent qualifications are required

Additional entry requirements

Interview


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Architectural Technology at University of Northampton - UCAS