University of Central Lancashire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Part art, part science - and completely fulfilling. Our cutting edge degree course in Architecture provides you with a comprehensive grounding in design, theory, history and building technology, whilst embracing conservation, sustainability and environmental issues. You’ll get the opportunity to compare and contrast Lancastrian architecture and urban form with national and international examples on our overseas visits. This course was recently validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA); we were particularly commended for our enviable facilities, as well as our focus on student experience, studio culture, support and employability.
The Architecture degree at UCLan is expected to lead to Part I recognition by the Architects Registration Board (ARB), allowing you to proceed on a path to become registered architects and ARB members.
Following successful progression from the course and a year’s experience in architectural practice or related field of work, you are able to enter the MArch Architecture Part II at UCLan. The MArch Architecture Part II is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal institute of Architects (RIBA) leading to Part 2 recognition, which allows you to proceed on a path to become a registered architect and ARB member.
Year 1: Compulsory Modules; Architectural Design 1a, Architectural Design 1b, History & Theory of Architecture 1, Building Technology 1. Theme - Small Scale Building
Year 2: Compulsory Modules; Architectural Design 2a, Architectural Design 2b, History & Theory of Architecture 2, Building Technology 2.
Theme - Neighbourhood/Town edges
Year 3: Compulsory Modules; Architectural Design 3a, Architectural Design 3b, History & Theory of Architecture 3, Professional Studies 3.
Theme - Regional/International
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Architects Royal Institute of British
- Architects Registration Board
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
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
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||128 - 136 points|
|A level||128-136 UCAS points at A2|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||128-136 UCAS points|
|Scottish Higher||128-136 UCAS points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including Maths and English or equivalent. Equivalent qualifications are Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English or Level 3 Key Skills in Maths and Communication.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||Pass IB Diploma including 128-136 UCAS points from Higher Level Subjects|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||128-136 UCAS points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DDM|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||128-136 UCAS points|
Additional entry requirements
Applicants will be asked to provide an Electronic portfolio
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|