University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Architectural Studies

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Course summary

Architects plan, design and construct buildings and structures, influencing the visual landscape and responding to the environment in our towns and cities. Why Architectural Studies at Strathclyde? Ranked No 1 in Scotland by The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and The Independent Complete University Guide 2020. Professionally accredited by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Focus on the design of buildings, towns and cities and the historical and theoretical ideas that inspire them. Benefit from teaching by our academics and professional architects and engineers. Students regularly win and exhibit work through international and national competitions including Archiprix Intl., AJ Student Prize, RIAS and A+DS, RSA New Contemporaries. We are one of the highest scoring architecture departments in the UK for our graduate career prospects (HESA). Study abroad for one semester and convert your degree title to Architectural Studies with International Study. Your Career Our graduates are highly regarded in industry and go on to forge careers in multidisciplinary architectural practices such as: Page \ Park, Collective, Austin-Smith: Lord, Ryder Architecture, Holmes Miller etc. Other areas of employment include: the creative industries, model making – physical and virtual, project management, theatre and stage set design, and the film and music industry. Graduates have also undertaken research roles in the energy and construction industries. Recent graduate roles include: Architectural Assistant Designer (Architectural) Teacher (Design Technology/Secondary Education) Lecturer (Architectural & Design Technology)

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
K100
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Interview

Audition


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £18950 Year 1
International £18950 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £18950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Architectural Studies at University of Strathclyde - UCAS