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Architecture and Built Environment Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This hands-on course ensures you gain relevant academic knowledge and practical skills from the outset using our high-quality, current technology and on-site laboratories.At Northumbria you will experience first hand knowledge of the built environment and the wider environmental context. The programme will focus on all the appropriate elements for the initial stages of developing you as a Northumbria Graduate and ultimately as an undergraduate degree student. The learning outcomes for the Built Environment programme and the modules have been mapped against the professional development requirements and the competencies required by this industry.Northumbria foundation year students have a mature, intellectual curiosity through an examination and understanding of professional practice,current theories, policy and real-life practice. As a result, you will be able to develop and apply your academic knowledge and experience of research skills to your chosen degree programme.You will be taught by a diverse group of built environment related professionals. Their background, knowledge and experience in both practice and academia, and the emphasis and support of a research rich learning environment, will allow you to develop a research rich, practice based experience and encourage you to carry on your studies in an undergraduate programme.There is a set of modules to follow if you want to go onto further study in Built Environment.You can go on to study a range of courses including:Architecture BA (Hons) (Not automatic progression)Building Surveying BSc (Hons)Interior Architecture BA (Hons) (Not automatic progression)Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)Real Estate BSc (Hons)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 80

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A-level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas, or the International Baccalaureate.Find out how many points your qualifications are worth by using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculatorSubject Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this course. GCSE Requirements:Applicants will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4/C, or an equivalent.Additiona

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University information

Northumbria University, Newcastle

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Northumbria University, Northumberland Building, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 8ST, England

Students from around the world come to Northumbria for its reputation in law, design, engineering, business and architecture, amongst others.
Northumbria has an international community of students from over 130 countries, and decades of experience in welcoming students to the city of Newcastle.
Northumbria is one of the leading new universities in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 59 5

    9th out of 36 5

  • Entry standards

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    158 80%

    14th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

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    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    136 82%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    24th

    2

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