If you are passionate about architecture and the technology that surrounds design in the built environment, then this innovative BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology course is for you.
You will gain the theoretical and project-based skills required within a modern architectural practice, incluidng an excellent understanding of managing projects from conception through to completion.
The course combines simulated design office practice, site visits and regular project work to ensure that you gain the necessary skills demanded by the architectural industry, such as building information modelling and technical design.
Working with professionally qualified tutors you will gain valuable and essential skills making you highly employable as an architectural technologist.
The majority of our employer partners recruit from our programme and indicate that our graduates have an excellent understanding of the design and technical process of projects and are able to enter industry and be effective contributors to their architectural practices from day one.
Advanced entry to year three:
Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP):
Core modules are:
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You must also complete a dissertation as part of your honours project.
You will learn through a combination of face-to-face lectures and tutorials, design studio and group work, and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE), with support from your tutors.
For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Full-time (120 credit modules) per year||£1,820||£1,820|
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||£645||£645|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)||£215||£215|
For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) and with a term time address in Scotland studying this course full time, the following fees apply:
|Year 1||CertHE||£9,000 p.a.||£9,000 p.a.|
|Year 2||DipHE||£9,000 p.a.||£9,000 p.a.|
|Year 3||Degree||£9,000 p.a.||£9,000 p.a.|
**4th year free only for students studying full-time who have paid for the previous 3 years at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Part-time (per 20 credit module) - £1,500 (2016-17 and 2017-18).
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
For students who do not normally reside in the UK or European Union and with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Full-time per year (120 credit modules) per year||£11,000||£11,550|
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year***||£5,520||£5,775|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)***||£1,840||£1,925|
***There is no part-time study option for Tier 4 sponsored international. students.
Further information on international course fees.
A no fee increase guarantee is available for self-funding full-time and structured part-time RUK and International undergraduate students for continuous and contiguous study for the same award, up to the permitted standard time limit for the relevant award.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
Once you have successfully completed your BSc Architectural Technology course, you might like to consider a career as a graduate architectural technologist within private practice, local government design offices and large building firms.
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The course curriculum sets students up with a clear understanding of building and design processes by linking course work with live projects. Since graduating I’ve kept in touch with staff and students at the university and watched the course evolve into what I think is a unique learning experience, where practice professionals and students work together to produce graduates that meet the demands of the industry.
Rachel MacLeod graduate from the BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology degree at our Inverness College UHI campus. She is now employed as an Architectural Technologist at CRGP Ltd.
International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.