Cambridge Regional College

Foundation Degree in Architectural Technology Cambridge Regional College Degree level: Undergraduate


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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

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further 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

Channel Islands £3,995 Year 1
England £3,995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3,995 Year 1
Scotland £3,995 Year 1
Wales £3,995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Cambridge Regional College
King Hedges Road

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