The Architectural Technology BSc course aims to develop the core skills of the professional Architectural Technologist. The Architectural Technologists are the the technical and digital experts and the vital members of the design, procurement or management teams. The course prepares students with multiple skills and abilities to analyse, synthesise and evaluate the design factors relating to building performance, design and procurement. The course also offers training in current CAD (morphological manipulation and drafting), digital design, building information, environmental simulation, energy and design performance modelling techniques. • **Leicester School of Architecture (LSA)** was established in 1897 making it one of the oldest schools of architecture in the UK • **Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)** and this status qualifies the holder of the award to apply for Associate membership of CIAT and provides the opportunity to progress towards Chartered Membership (MCIAT) • **Develop specialist skills** on a course that is specifically designed to meet industry requirements related to technology of building, design and construction • **Acquire architectural management skills** through learning how to bring together all aspects of the design process, from concept through to completion • **Focus on appropriate methods of sustainability** to inform architectural design, including the use of environmental simulation tools to ensure sustainable outcomes • **Gain valuable work experience** by doing a year’s industrial placement between years two and three • **International opportunity** through #DMUglobal where you will have the opportunity for a meaningful international experience • **The Vijay Patel building** has been designed to provide the space and facilities where ideas can develop and flourish for all of our art and design courses • **Core workshop materials available at no cost** to our students along with some programme-specific workshop materials • **Cash awards of £150, £200 and £300** for students in years one, two and three respectively, towards materials and specialist printing* *Awards are available to students undertaking full-time study and pro-rata for part-time students. Students on placement and therefore not incurring such costs are not eligible for financial assistance.