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De Montfort University Architecture

Architecture BA (Hons)

Our graduates have a confidence in their architectural skillset to change the world and the habitats of the future with their creative design skills, imaginative vision, strategic thinking, humanistic and ethical understanding.

Entry requirements

Reasons to study Architecture BA (Hons) at De Montfort University:

  • A UK top 30 Architecture course
    according to the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
  • Heatherwick, Make and Shigeru Ban
    are some of the best architectural practices in the UK and overseas employing recent DMU graduates
  • Develop employable and transferable skills
    on this course which is specifically designed to meet the skills required by industry and beyond
  • Leicester School of Architecture (LSA)
    was established in 1897 making it one of the oldest schools of architecture in the UK
  • Award-winning practicing architects
    are included amongst our staff team who are also published authors, academic specialists and career architectural educators
  • Gain a professionally recognised qualification
    and exemption from Part 1 of RIBA and ARB
  • International opportunity
    through #DMUglobal where you will have the opportunity for a meaningful international experience
  • The new 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 – find out more
  • Core workshop materials available at no cost
    to our students along with some programme-specific workshop materials – find out more
  • Cash awards of £150, £200 and £300
    for students in years one, two and three respectively, towards materials and specialist printing*

Typically, you will undertake design projects in a range of spatial, social and topographical settings, from the smallest residences and objects to complex megacities and events. The majority of the course is taught as a series of design projects in the design studio. This is complemented by lectures, workshops and studio events on the philosophy and history of architecture and design, technical and practical studies and professional practice studies on the role of the ethical architect in the commercial world.