Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Reasons to choose Kingston: – This course is validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB). You’ll graduate with RIBA Part 1 exemption – the first step towards becoming an architect. – This course has been listed in the Domus Magazine Top 50 Architecture Schools in Europe. – Kingston students often feature in prestigious national and international awards, such as the AJ Student Prize and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President’s Medals. About this course Architecture has the power to transform communities and enhance society. It is rewarding, practical, creative and leads to a wealth of career opportunities. On this course, you’ll develop skills and knowledge through tackling practical design projects. Projects are often set by external organisations, giving you real experience of working for a professional client. These projects take up at least 50 per cent of your time on the course. You’ll work in our purpose-built architecture studios, learning skills such as casting, pencil and charcoal rendering, detailed largescale model-making, computer based graphics and CAD drawing. You’ll also examine the cultural, historical, social, sustainable, material and technical issues that concern architecture. Through design work, a thesis and a dissertation, you’ll be able to pursue your individual interests. Applying for this course We are interested in your creative ability as well as your academic achievement. You will be asked to show a portfolio of work during your interview for this course and you can view guidance on what you should include here: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/architecture/
Examples of modules: Please note that is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Year 1
- The Principles of Reading Architecture
- The Principles of Designing Architecture
- The Principles of Representing Architecture
- The Principles of Making Architecture
- The Processes of Reading Architecture
- The Processes of Designing Architecture
- The Processes of Representing Architecture
- The Processes of Making Architecture
- The Practice of Reading Architecture
- The Practice of Designing Architecture
- The Practice of Representing Architecture
Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||128 points||Points to include at least two A-levels or recognised equivalent Subjects: Not subject specific but an art and design portfolio will be required. General Studies and Key Skills points not accepted in tariff. Plus GCSE (A*–C): five subjects including English, Maths and preferably a Science subject (Key Skills Level 2 may be used in lieu of GCSE English and Maths) (or comparable numeric scores under the newly reformed GCSE gradings). Offers will be made on the basis of your UCAS form, predicted points, portfolio of work and interview for selected applicants. Portfolio You will be asked to show a portfolio of work during your interview.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.