University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
As an architectural technologist you will be the technical member of the design team, making sure that designs are buildable, durable, sustainable, economical and easy to maintain.
This course will prepare you for industry challenges, encouraging you to push the boundaries, exercise professional judgement, and understand that architectural technology is about peoples’ lives, as well as impacts on the built and natural environment, and society.
You will learn to take architectural design projects from concept to completion, focusing on building technology, function and performance. You will gain extensive knowledge of design processes, construction methods, environments, materials and the latest technologies. This includes the opportunity to learn Building Information Modelling (BIM) to level 2, giving you a competitive advantage when you graduate.
With a focus on interdisciplinary learning, you will work with students from related courses on projects that mirror the real-world working environment. You will gain insight into building services and professional practice and develop your theoretical knowledge and skills through field trips and visits to construction sites.
The option of a salaried placement year gives you the opportunity to gain vital work experience, enhance your CV and make valuable industry contacts.
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!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||112 - 96 points|
|A level||CCC - BBC||To include a Pure Science subject.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM||To include Science units.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 24 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at Level 3.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Minimum grade C or 4 in GCSE English language and Maths.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||Must include three subjects at Higher Level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H4|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.|
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|