Architecture is a creative and exciting profession combining art, philosophy, science, technology and ecology to solve the problems of our built environment.
Architecture is much more than simply providing good building design; this course will give you an understanding of both the practical and theoretical aspects of architecture. You will cover the design of buildings, the technical aspects of construction and how architecture relates to people and how they live. The course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills appropriate to a career in architecture and its allied professions.
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You will be continually assessed through the completion of practical and written work including essays, analysis, individual and group presentations, critical self and peer-evaluation, practical and technical tests, and the completion of individual and team projects.
As an architect, you will be involved in the design of quality environments in which people live, work and relax. There are many different architectural specialities and you could find yourself involved in urban design, environmental research, building conservation, heritage matters or community development.