BA (with Honors) in Architecture

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: September

  • Duration: 5 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From 14,500 € / year

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The Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) program prepares students for the practice of architecture.

Architecture is the art and science of designing space. This program is for you if you have a creative aptitude for architectural design, the ability to implement your designs in practice, are interested in the artistic and cultural aspects of society, and have an aptitude for technical and managerial challenges.

A five-year program, it covers topics such as the study of design, the history of theory and criticism of architecture, the environment, construction, visual communications and digital, computer applications and law.

The learning environment in Architecture is different from that of most degrees. We learn in our studios, in our gallery, through conversations, through vertical projects, and by drawing and doing things. Most of your student experience will focus on studio-based design projects, allowing you to design buildings and explore the urban and rural context. Throughout the program, there is a strong emphasis on studio work and exploration of the student’s understanding of architecture.

Program structure

Semester 1

  • Architecture Design Studio 1
  • History Theory and Criticism 1
  • Environmental materials and services 1
  • Technology and building structures 1
  • Technical study 1

Semester 2

  • Architecture Design Studio 2
  • History Theory and Criticism 2
  • Visual communication 2
  • Technology and building structures 2
  • Technical study 2

Semester 1

  • Architecture Design Studio 3
  • History Theory and Criticism 3
  • Technology and building structures 3
  • Visual communication 3

Semester 2

  • Architecture Design Studio 4
  • History Theory and Criticism 4
  • Environmental materials and services 2
  • Technical study 3

Semester 1

  • Architecture Design Studio 5
  • Environmental services and materials 3
  • Technology and building structures 5
  • Visual communication 4

Semester 2

  • Architecture Design Studio 6
  • History Theory and Criticism 5
  • Technology and building structures 4
  • Professional Studies 1

Semester 1

  • Architecture Design Studio 7
  • Environmental materials and services 4
  • Professional Studies 3
  • History Theory and Criticism 7

Semester 2

  • Architecture Design Studio 8
  • Elective Options 1
  • Construction technology and structures 6
  • Professional Studies 2

Semester 1

  • Architecture Design Studio 9
  • Thesis development 1
  • Optional options 2

Semester 2

  • Architecture Design Studio 10

Admission requirements

  • Applicants will require a bachelor’s degree officially translated into English.
  • Suitability test and interview.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide proof of English proficiency. The following English language proficiency tests and results are acceptable for most programs. The certificate of your English language level must have been issued within 2 years after the expected start of your course. The following tests are accepted for the January and September 2021 programs:
    • IELTS test with a minimum score of 6.
    • Exam TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition
    • Duolingo Test of English with a minimum required score of 95 .

* Please note that these are general guidelines. Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee entry to any course.

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