Coventry University Architecture

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Coventry University Architecture

Coventry University Architecture

Architecture BSc (Hons)

OVERVIEW

This course runs in 2017/18

Professionals working in architecture are highly influential in creatively shaping the environment in which we live, work and play. Studying and practicing architecture is an intellectual, artistic and technical challenge, which can have wide ranging impact in society.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

This course provides an innovative response to the challenges of the environmental, economic and social climate of the early 21st century. You will engage in the full depth and breadth of contemporary architectural education whilst also participating in interdisciplinary work with other courses in the University and overseas.

If you choose this course you will benefit from:

  • a course which is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA);
  • the opportunity to work on live projects in and around the city and wider area;
  • support from teaching staff who are recognized in their field as academics and practitioners, as well as from visiting tutors from leading architectural practice;
  • a dynamic approach to learning which offers an enormous potential for design creativity and innovation in architecture, including a strong studio culture which provides a community of learning;
  • an opportunity to work alongside students from a wide range of different cultures;
  • access to specialist industry-standard software, for graphics, technical drawing, 3D modelling, environmental modelling;
  • access to specialist model-making workshops and studios which include 3D printing, rapid prototyping, laser cutters, CNC machines and specialist printing;
  • optional overseas visits and field trips which form an integral component of the course, reflecting the international nature of architecture;
  • a course that achieved an overall satisfaction of 93% in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015.

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Accreditations

Architects Registration Board         Royal Institute of British Architects - validated course in architecture

Coventry University’s BSc (Hons) Architecture is currently prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and holds full Validation from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Prescription by the ARB is subject to periodic review, for the purposes  of entry onto the United Kingdom Register of Architects and is normally granted on a four-yearly basis subject to ARB being satisfied that standard requirements have been met. The prescription of this qualification will be due for renewal by 3 May 2020 as part of the 4 yearly review cycle.