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Architecture (Degree Apprenticeship) BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    n/a

  • Study mode

    Part-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    37th

    3 (Architecture)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    114

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    92

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.36

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    n/a

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

**Overview**Architects design buildings and play a role in shaping cities, communities and the way we live. To become an architect, you need qualifications recognised by the Architects Registration Board (ARB).This Architectural Assistant Degree Apprenticeship course is the first step to achieving these qualifications. You'll develop the technical and analytical skills you need to begin a career as an architect – all while earning a salary and getting on-the-job experience.During term time, you'll spend 1 day a week on day release at the University and the other 4 days applying your skills and getting practical experience in the workplace. The Government or your employer pay your tuition fees – so your architecture degree doesn’t cost you anything.When you finish your apprenticeship, you'll have a Bachelor's degree in architecture and you'll be primed to take on further study to continue your journey in becoming a registered architect.**Pending accreditation**Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) accreditation is pending for this course, but we expect this to be confirmed soon.Once confirmed, this accreditation means you'll satisfy the criteria for RIBA/ARB Part 1 exemption when you complete your apprenticeship, putting you one step closer to becoming registered as an architect.**What you'll experience**On this architectural assistant degree apprenticeship, you'll:- Explore design in collaborative studio spaces alongside your peers, while developing your individual and team skills- Expand your architectural thinking beyond practice with specialist tutors and architects- Access the latest software, including BIM modelling, advanced parametric modelling, environmental evaluation software, 3d scanning and printing tools, to support your design work and challenge your creative thinking- Explore a variety of architectural challenges outside of practice to develop your design creativity- Develop design skills through model making, material testing, sketching and drawing- Have access to the University's student support services and community, including the Library, study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students’ Union- Build a network of professional peers during your time at university, sharing your ideas and knowledge- Get practical work experience in your job, giving you an advantage over students who go to University full-time- Get a personal tutor from the University and a workplace mentor- If you need somewhere to live, you may be able to stay in the University's halls of residence – talk to our Housing team for more information.**Careers and opportunities**Many architecture graduates continue their training towards becoming a registered architect with further study at Master's level or registration on a Architect Degree Apprenticeship (Master of Architecture and Professional Practice) – equivalent to ARB and RIBA Part 2 and 3.You can use your skills in areas such as:- design practice- planning- historic building conservation- project managementRoles our architecture graduates have taken on include:- architectural design- interior design- landscape architecture- urban design and master planning- planning- architectural technology- product design- graphic design- lighting design- set designAfter you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Details

120-136 Tariff points to include a minimum of 3 A levels.

Tuition Fees

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The course fee is shared between the Government and some employers, meaning no cost to you as the degree apprentice. Total tuition fees are £21,000 paid over 4 years.

University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

The University of Portsmouth gives students the support they need to go beyond what they think is possible – inspired by researchers working on world-changing projects. With work placements, simulation suites, and careers expertise too, it's no surprise that this university is rated Gold in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

Address

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Winston Churchill Avenue

Portsmouth

PO1 2UP

UNITED KINGDOM