Cambridge Regional College

Degree level: Undergraduate

Architectural Technology

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Cambridge Regional College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This is a part time/day release course over 3 years of study. To gain the qualification 16 units need to be completed and 240 credits need to be achieved. This Degree is designed for those students with Level 3 qualifications (such as BTEC or A level) and mature learners (25+). A range of skills will be developed as part of the learning programme and will include: • Communication by written report, proportional sketches, scale drawing and specifications • Correct use of specialised terminology commonly used within the industry • Problem-solving in relation to materials and methods of construction • Working with others in a small group environment • Demonstrate engagement in Personal Development Planning. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a FdSc.

Course details


This course is made up of the following units: Year 1 - Elements of Construction Design IT and Communication Elementary Survey Skills Building Technology Year 2 - Design Studio A Work Based Learning A in the Built Environment Construction Technology History and Theory of Architecture Work Related Learning and the Built Environment Design Studio B Year 3 - Advanced Construction Technology Site Studies and Planning Environmental Building Performance Architectural CAD Work Based Learning B in the Built Environment Site Studies and Design Please note - units are subject to change.

Assessment method

All units will be internally assessed using predominantly coursework, short tests, assignments, etc. Work will be graded according to the following calibration. A = 70% or more B = 60% - 69% C = 50% - 59% D = 40% - 49% E = 35% - 39% U = 34% and under

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level One A Level, supported by passes at Grade 4 (C) or above in four other subjects at GCSE
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma
Access to HE Diploma An accredited Access certificated

Employment as a trainee in the professional/technical areas of construction is desirable

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3995 Year 1
Scotland £3995 Year 1
Wales £3995 Year 1
Channel Islands £3995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Architectural Technology at Cambridge Regional College - UCAS