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Architectural Design and Technology BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: ADT1

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Ranked first for student satisfaction, and third for graduate prospects in the Complete University Guide 2021 UK league tables (subject 'Architecture').** Are you a creative thinker with a passion for technology and architecture? Professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, this course explores three branches of the fascinating architectural technology industry: design, technology and professional practice. This is complemented by modules in sustainable environmental design and Building Information Modelling (BIM).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. Strong industry links allow study projects to be linked to real-world briefs, giving students the opportunity to work with clients and employers. This full time course is also offered on a part-time day release basis for students progressing from a relevant HNC.**What does this course lead to?**This course prepares graduates for a range of careers within a number of organisations, such as architectural and architectural technology practices, local authorities and building contractors.The majority of our graduates find employment as architectural technologists within architectural practices, such as ADAM Architecture, HPW, Stride Treglown, HGP Architects and even as far afield as Spain and Australia. Some graduates work for local government, such as Hampshire County Council and Dorset County Council.**Who is this course for?**This architectural design and technology course is ideal first step for those who want to attain chartered status with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists or the Chartered Association of Building Engineers after graduation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    120th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 58 30

    81st out of 85 16

    37th out of 37 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    81 38%

    56th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    40th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    25th

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    104 47%

    77th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52.0 52%

    68th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    37th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    28th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    31st

    28

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