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Architectural Engineering Ulster University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

Important notice – campus change
This course will move to the Belfast campus. Students will change campus part way through this course.

The first degree of its kind on the island of Ireland, the BEng Hons Architectural Engineering has been designed for innovative individuals with an interest in building services and renewable technologies.

The programme aims to meet the increasing demand for skilled graduates with the expertise and knowledge to deliver energy conscious and environmentally sustainable solutions for buildings.

Pioneering research shapes our teaching. Throughout the course you will explore a number of themes including energy, building services, engineering principles, sustainability and management.

Employability is embedded within the programme structure to ensure that what you study is relevant in a real-world context. The degree offers a route to professional status with excellent employment opportunities.

Our graduates have been successful in a number of roles from design engineer to energy manager.

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code J1H1
Institution code U20
Campus name Jordanstown
Campus code J

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BBB To include 2 subjects from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Technology and Design, Engineering, Environmental Technology, Construction and Engineering.

Applicants can satisfy the requirement for one of the A level grades (or equivalent) by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications recognised by the University.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM To include 9 Distinctions in Construction, Applied Science or Engineering.

The Extended Diploma should include a Distinction in one of the following:

Further Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment, Mathematical Calculations for Science or Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians.
Access to HE Diploma Overall Access mark of 70% in Science and Mathematics; Physics and Engineering with 65% in Mathematics module for Year 1 entry.
Scottish Higher BBBCC To include Mathematics at Grade B and one other subject from: Environment Technology, Applied Science, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Construction and Engineering.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Profile to include grade C in English and Mathematics.
If no Mathematics at A/AS level offered, Grade B in Mathematics is required.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 43 points 13 at higher level to include Mathematics and one other subject from Environmental Technology, Applied Science, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Construction and Engineering.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 to include Mathematics and two other subjects from: Physics, Applied Science, Chemistry, Environmental Technology, Biology, Geography and Construction & Engineering.

If no Physics at Higher level, Grade O4 or above at Irish Ordinary is required in this subject.
Scottish Advanced Higher CCC To include Mathematics and one other subject from: Environment Technology, Applied Science, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Construction and Engineering.

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4,275 Year 1
International £14,060 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,275 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees displayed are for academic year 2019/20 and are subject to an incremental increase for academic year 2020/21. Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate. If you are from England, Scotland or Wales and want to study a full-time undergraduate degree at Ulster University, you can take advantage of one of our special discounts, each year of your course. For further information visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/ulster-life/study-at-ulster/gb-students/discounts-for-gb-students

Provider information

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Ulster University
Cromore Road
Coleraine
BT52 1SA


Course contact details

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Registry and Admissions Office Coleraine

028 7012 4221

Fax: 028 7012 4908