University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Architectural Technology

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Course summary

TEF Silver

University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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As an architectural technologist you will be the technical member of the design team, making sure that designs are buildable, durable, sustainable, economical and easy to maintain. Our accredited Architectural Technology BSc(Hons) prepares you for industry challenges, encouraging you to push the boundaries, exercise professional judgement, and appreciate the impact of architectural technology on peoples’ lives, as well as on our built and natural environment. You’ll learn how to take architectural design projects from concept to completion and gain extensive knowledge of design processes, construction methods, environments, materials and the latest technologies including Building Information Modelling (BIM). You’ll study and work alongside students from related construction courses on projects. Visiting lecturers also share their expertise, giving you an insight into what it is like to work in industry. Field trips and site visits provide further insight into building services and professional practice, developing your theoretical knowledge and helping to bring your learning to life. The option of a salaried placement year gives you the opportunity to gain vital work experience, enhance your CV and make valuable industry contacts. This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Unistats information

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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
International £14604 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Architectural Technology at University of Brighton - UCAS