601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB, United Kingdom

Architectural Technology - Coventry University

If you are creative and like architecture, design, drawing, IT and problem solving, then a career in architectural technology may be right for you. Architectural technologists are involved in developing some of the world’s most iconic structures. As an expert in the science and technology of architecture, you should be able to bring buildability, durability, sustainability and performance to enhance your designs, then oversee the work to make them become reality. During this professionally accredited course, we will cover the study of architectural design, construction technology and a range of multidisciplinary integrated projects to help prepare you for your future as a specialist in building design and construction. We provide opportunities for you to be inspired by historic and contemporary architectural projects on fieldtrips here in the UK and abroad. Recent students have undertaken fully funded trips to London and Rome, as well as subsidised visits to Cardiff and Barcelona. Our facilities include the Coventry University Simulation Centre, which is the most advanced interactive people training and development centre in the UK, as well as studios and laboratories equipped with the latest versions of 2D, 3D and CAD visualisation software, building information management (BIM) software and building performance analysis programs, We enjoy excellent links with the industry including Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologist, Chartered Institute of Building, TRADA and the BRE many of whom provide direct input into course development as members of our Building Advisory Board. You could also gain involvement with the construction community through networking and placement opportunities, which can enhance your employment prospects on graduation. You will be taught by staff with academic and professional experience in architectural practice, civil engineering and the construction industry. We also have a strong portfolio of industry-related research, particularly in the areas of low carbon building technology, sustainable construction materials and engineering education, which ensures you stay abreast of new technologies and emerging issues. Key Course Benefits: * Ranked 9th in the UK for 'Architecture’ by the Guardian University Guide 2019 * Teaching from fully qualified and experienced staff who have a high level of design and technical experience in the construction industry and who are still involved in research projects. * Collaborative links with universities in 20 countries around the world, including Spain, USA, Denmark, Italy and France, giving you the chance for you to spend part of your studies abroad. * Studios and laboratories equipped with the latest versions of CAD software including 2D, 3D and visualisation software, building information management software and building performance analysis programs. * The opportunity to take part in events where you will meet members of the local design and building community, and attend professional development meetings held by the professional institutions on campus. * Full accreditation from Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), setting you on the path to becoming a chartered builder, chartered construction manager or chartered architectural technologist. * Primarily common first year makes it possible to transfer to Construction Management, Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management in the second year if you wish, after successful completion of first year. This course is accredited and recognised by: * Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists * BREEAM

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-14
  • Location
    Main Site,CoventryUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250