801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom

Architecture - University of Salford

**Architects shape the world around us, balancing creativity and critical knowledge to transform and inspire our built environment. Our RIBA-accredited BSc (Hons) Architecture degree will nurture your skills and channel your passion for design so you are ready to help create a better urban future for everyone.** It’s no surprise that architecture is one of the UK’s most popular degree courses – and an inspiring career choice. Architects are highly-valued in many sectors, working widely throughout the world for governments, major organisations, design practices and engineering consultancies. Salford is a leading UK centre for architecture. Led by international experts, we’re consistently ranked in the World Top 100 universities (QS 2018) for Architecture and Built Environment study. Drawing on our enviable location close to the heart of Manchester, one of Europe’s fastest-growing city regions, you’ll explore architecture and the built environment in a collaborative, engaging way. Our three-year BSc Architecture course will nurture your knowledge and skills, so you are ready for sustainable design and practice in the digital era. With unconditional Part 1 validation from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB), the course provides the crucial first stage in your journey to become a chartered architect. Delivered from our flagship New Adelphi building, you’ll thrive in a dynamic studio-based culture that promotes action learning. You’ll explore spatiality and the relationship between form, space, material and tectonics. You’ll study urban scale, history and theory. You’ll consider building performance and learn how to design to criteria and conceptual frameworks. You’ll sketch ideas, make models, and fill your Instagram feed with visits to local projects. Reflecting the real-world, you’ll complete multi-disciplinary projects and innovative problem-solving activities alongside other built environment students. Through our strong links with local architectural practices and design firms, you’ll receive external critiques and guest lectures. With a focus on your future, you’ll share your creativity at our annual architecture show and build your network at our exclusive built environment careers fair. **Features** - Explore architectural spatiality and the relationship between form, space, material and tectonics through studio workshops and action-learning modules - Develop skills and competences using digital tools and technologies, such as BIM, that enable more creative and sustainable design - Build your leadership and management skills, gaining the confidence to contribute your opinions and express your ideas - Gain ARB and RIBA Part 1 validation, the crucial first step of your seven-year journey to become a chartered architect - Experience a dynamic studio-based culture, delivered from our £55 million New Adelphi building, complete with 3-D printers and laser cutters

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SalfordUnited Kingdom