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Course summary

Our new Architectural Technology degree brings together all aspects of the design process, from concept through to completion, to develop the key skills you'll need for a career in this exciting and fast-growing sector. Learning will be centred around our dedicated design studios where you will work on authentic design projects, developing a sound understanding of the processes of design and construction primarily through Revit and BIM. You will gain an understanding of the multidisciplinary and collaborative nature of the modern construction industry, and the management of projects using cutting-edge technologies. Studying Architectural Technology at Bradford will give you the framework to practice privately or, on successful completion of CIAT (The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists), to run a business in the architectural and construction industries. The programme is delivered using an enquiry-based learning approach involving workshops, lectures, tutorials and independent study. We assess your learning through a variety of methods including project work, essays and exams. A sandwich placement year, taken in year three of the programme, enables you to develop your skills and professional confidence - and boosts your employability on graduation. At Bradford you'll benefit from:

  • Industry experienced tutors – our tutors have extensive track records of project design and delivery
  • Outstanding lab and studio facilities
  • In-depth training in the digital technologies shaping the profession - you'll gain hands-on experience with key equipment and software packages used by industry professionals
  • A wide-ranging curriculum covering subjects including the circular economy and sustainable materials
Placement The course is underpinned by the opportunity to undertake a placement year giving you the opportunity to gain real experience and professional training within your degree in order to kick-start your career.

Assessment method

We assess your learning through a variety of methods including project work, essays and exams.

Professional bodies

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

  • Architectural Technologists, Chartered Institute of
  • Chartered Institute of Building
  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
K131
Institution code:
B56
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English language requirements for International and EU applicants: The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £21124* Year 1
International £21124* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Architectural Technology (with a placement year) at University of Bradford - UCAS