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BA (Hons) Architecture (Part 1 ARB/RIBA)

On this unique and stimulating course, you’ll work in a studio-based environment to make places that make a difference.

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Reasons to study

This course is the first step towards becoming a creative architect. This degree will help you to prepare for professional practice

(Part 1 ARB/RIBA) and investigate the ways we live in the world through material and spatial relationships. You'll learn the skills that will form the foundation of your career in architecture: making, collaborating, designing and communicating.

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Past trips have included the Venice Architecture Biennale and other architecturally diverse cities like Barcelona and Berlin.

What our graduates are doing

Career Destinations have included architecture studios Foster + Partners (London), BrightSpace Architects (Fordingbridge), BUJ Architects (London), Architecture PLB (Winchester)and Design Engine (Winchester).

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Course overview

  • Three-year degree
  • Access to 3D workshops with manual and digital manufacturing equipment
  • Preparation for spending one year in practice before choosing to progress to Master of Architecture
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Course structure

On the course, you’ll prepare for professional practice (ARB/RIBA Part 1) and investigate the ways we live in the world through material and spatial relationships.

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BA (Hons) Architecture is accredited by ARB (Architects Registration Board) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).

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BA Architecture gives you the skills to create challenging and innovative places. This course is accredited by ARB, RIBA & offers ARB/RIBA Part 1.