University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Architectural Technology University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

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Course summary

If you are passionate about architecture and the technology that surrounds design in the built environment, then this innovative BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology course is for you. You will gain the theoretical and project-based skills required within a modern architectural practice, incluidng an excellent understanding of managing projects from conception through to completion. The course combines simulated design office practice, site visits and regular project work to ensure that you gain the necessary skills demanded by the architectural industry, such as building information modelling and technical design. Working with professionally qualified tutors you will gain valuable and essential skills making you highly employable as an architectural technologist. The majority of our employer partners recruit from our programme and indicate that our graduates have an excellent understanding of the design and technical process of projects and are able to enter industry and be effective contributors to their architectural practices from day one.

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 K130
Institution code H49
Campus name Inverness College UHI
Campus code I

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BCC These should preferably be in Maths, Physics, Graphic Communication, Design and Manufacture or Art and Design
Scottish Higher BBCC These should preferably be in Maths, Physics, Graphic Communication, Design and Manufacture or Art and Design
Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6) Pass in Civil Engineering plus 2 Scottish Highers in Maths plus a Design-related subject at grade C or above
Scottish HNC Pass in a construction-related subject

Advanced entry to year two may be possible with an HNC Architectural Technology, with a B or above in the
Graded Unit.
Advanced entry to year three may be possible if you have completed an HND Architectural Technology or Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology, or equivalent.
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic 58.0 58 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT) 80.0 Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £13,200 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

RUK students studying for a consecutive four year full-time degree, only years 1, 2 and 3 incur the fees stated, year 4 is free. For 5-year integrated masters degrees these fees are incurred for 4 of the 5 years. For full details on fees and funding please visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ


Course contact details

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University Admissions Office

01463 279190


UHI Course Information Line Tel: 01463 279190

01463 279190

Fax: 01463 279001