ID offerCMUU3
UniversityCardiff Metropolitan University
EU Subject SubCode02.1
Title of the course/domaine/keywordBSc Architectural Design & Technology
Explanatory textThis exciting vocational course allows graduates to follow a career as a professional architectural technologist working alongside architects and other construction professionals on the design of new projects or the refurbishment and repair of existing buildings. Most qualified architectural technologists work in private practice although there are opportunities to work in other organisations that have their own design teams such as building contractors or large corporate companies. Graduates can also pursue careers in related areas such as project management or architectural conservation. You will learn about different building techniques materials and other factors that impact on the technical design of buildings. The course enables students to develop key presentational skills including the use of computer aided design CAD and apply a creative attitude to the detailed design of projects. You will also develop an appreciation of the historical context of architectural design. You will learn the values of environmentally responsive building design and study innovative building techniques. Year one you will be introduced to the core subjects of building technology materials and architectural science. You will develop skills in CAD visualisation and modelling technical hand drawing and presentation. Year two you will cover further building technology and subjects including building contract law and economics. There is a greater emphasis on relating theory to practice and integrating acquired knowledge through design projects. You will continue to develop studio skills with a particular emphasis on the use of Building Information. Modelling and environmental modelling software. There will also be a major design project allowing students to develop a design from a client
Max number of scholarships2
Maximum Duration (months)10
Earliest start dateSeptember 14, 2015
Latest end dateJuly 14, 2016
Contact NameNatasha Bahadur
Possibility to learn the national languageNO
Language RequirementsIELTS 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent
Academic RequirementsMinimum Tariff 300 points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent. Applicants must submit a portfolio of work to date.
Additional informationExchange Mobility. Possibility to learn national language in non applicable as course taught in English and scholars are required to have prior knowledge of the language. Please see Language Requirements for more details.
Pre-filled learning agreement/List of coursesNO