Skip to content High contrast mode
Logo of Solent University

BA (Hons)Architectural Design and Technology

Solent University
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee To be confirmed
More information

Expenses, accommodation, working etc.

solent.ac.uk/..al-design-and-technology-ba 

Overview

BA (Hons) Architectural Design and Technology scored 100% overall satisfaction for NSS 2019.
Our award-winning graduates gained First and Second (Highly Commended) at the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)’s 2017 Student Awards for Technical Excellence in Architectural Technology, and Commended in 2018.

Taught by a dedicated and well-qualified team, the architectural design and technology course is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, meaning that the curriculum meets the specific needs of the architectural technology industry. The curriculum equips students with a strong grounding in architectural design, construction technology, technical design and professional practice. Students also have the opportunity to qualify as a BREAAM Accredited Graduate.

Solent architectural design and technology students have the opportunity to showcase their final-year projects to employers and the public at our end-of-year Summer Show, and in the past students have secured graduate employment as a result.

Students also have the opportunity to work in our architectural technology studio. Fully-equipped with the latest version of industry standard software, this modern studio space was developed to give a sense of the feel and atmosphere of a working professional studio, bringing students together from various built environment courses to collaborate as they would in the real-world workplace.

Solent students will study in the heart of an exciting city undergoing significant development, from the royal pier project, the new cultural quarter and Watermark West Quay to Solent University’s own Spark building.

Career opportunities

The course has a strong focus on student employability, balancing professional practice with design and technology studies in order to prepare students for a career in the industry.

Graduates will be well prepared for careers within a range of organisations, including architectural and architectural technology practices, local authorities, housing associations and building contractors. Chartered architectural technologists play a key role in the construction industry, overseeing and supervising projects all the way from inception to completion. They can offer vital technical and innovative solutions to enable the realisation of building concepts, as well as working on BIM collaboration.

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Architectural technologist
  • Technical manager
  • Building designer
  • BIM co-ordinator
  • Project manager
  • Commercial projects and public sector projects.
Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States