Architectural Technology HNC (Senior Phase)



Architectural software on computer 


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This course has been designed to provide an additional access route to degree study in the built environment. 

Taught in the same culture and environment as the architectural technology degree, you will become immersed in practical design studio work, with projects allowing you to build a strong portfolio of work to take on to degree level study.  



Level SCQF 7



Location Inverness Campus

Duration1 Year


Course content...

Mandatory units include:

  • Architectural design sketching and drawing
  • Construction technology: substructure
  • Construction technology: industrial/commercial superstructure
  • CAD: 2D1
  • Architectural procedures
  • Building services in large building
  • Construction materials and specification
  • Design of building structures
  • Statutory control of buildings
  • Architectural technology: graded unit


What next... 

On successful completion of the HNC, you may wish to consider a career as a:

  • Computer aided design technician
  • Architectural technician
  • You can progress to the second year of BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology. 
  • Continue to degree level study or graduate level apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

  • 2 Highers at C or above preferably in Maths, Physics, Graphic Communication, Design and Manufacture, Art and Design, Geography or English.