Architectural Technology at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

Course summary

This professionally focused course is your gateway to a career in the architecture industry. You’ll explore how buildings are created, procured, constructed and managed, and develop a practical and imaginative approach to design through project-based learning. As a specialist in architectural technology, you’ll be the link between concept and reality. You’ll learn to identify, assess and challenge client and user requirements, translating ideas and possibilities into effective, practical and sustainable building solutions. Based in our Grade II* listed Gothic Revival style Arkwright building, you’ll study in a studio culture that reflects modern practice. Specialist facilities and expert guidance from staff will prepare you for a successful graduate career from day one. Key Features

  • Inspiring Spaces | Work in our dedicated creative studio space, professional facilities, and workshops, including a model-making studio, 3D printing spaces, and dedicated computer labs featuring all the software you need for your projects.
  • Industry-Facing Projects | Take part in industry-set design projects, with creative briefs from real clients. Recently, students have worked with Nottingham City Council, Gedling Country Park, and Nottingham-based charity Emmanuel House.
  • Placement Year | Gain vital skills and experience in the workplace by undertaking a one-year placement on our sandwich route. Previous, students have spent their placements at companies such as Benoy, Foster + Partners, Gensler and Pozzoni Architecture Ltd.
  • Exhibitions and Shows | Exhibit your work at our final year Degree Shows and our annual Architecture Exchange event, attended by industry experts and prospective employers.
Key Statistics
  • Student Satisfaction | 100% of students on our BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology sandwich-route would recommend studying at NTU to others.
  • Top 1 Ranking | NTU is 1st for the number of UG students studying Architecture, building and planning (HESA, 2021/22).
  • Top 2 Ranking | NTU is the 2nd most sustainable university in the world (UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2023).
  • Top 6 Ranking | NTU is ranked joint 6th in the UK for Architecture Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide 2024).
  • Graduate Outcomes | 93% of our Architecture sandwich undergraduates with a first degree are in a ‘High Skilled’ role 15 months of finishing their degrees (latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21).


Throughout the course, modules will cover a variety of subjects, a few examples include: Technology and Design Studio, Construction Technology, Architecture in Context, Integrated Design Communication, Professional Development and Employability. To view the full list of modules, visit the course page:

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed through a mix of coursework, design projects, e-tests, visual essays, exams and practical methods. Coursework includes group and individual projects, reports, presentations, essays and portfolios.

Professional bodies

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

  • Architectural Technologists, Chartered Institute of

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £17150 Year 1
International £17150 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.

Provider information

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Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street

Clearing contact details

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Our Clearing Hotline is opening hours are: Monday to Thursday 0930-1630; Friday 0930-1600 From 15 August we have extended opening hours: Thursday 15 August 0800 - 1900 Friday 16 August 0800 - 1900 Saturday 17 August 0900 - 1700 Sunday 18 August 1000 - 1400 Monday 19 August - Friday 23 August 0900-1700

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Architectural Technology at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS