Architecture BA (Hons)

The BA Hons Architecture programme is a first step in a professional career in architecture. The programme offers students a range of approaches to architectural design through studio-based tutorial groups, or units. Each unit explores a different aspect of architectural design, ranging from new technologies, emerging social conditions and contemporary cultural contexts, to more abstract aesthetic and theoretical concerns.

Within each year of the programme, design accounts for 50% of the marks with a central emphasis on developing high level design skills and the ability to create and communicate complex architectural ideas. Students explore the visual and tactile world, learning visual and drawing skills and the use of computer software. Design projects are supported by studies in the history of architecture, sustainability, architectural practice, contemporary theory and technology. Themes for design work are set at the start of each academic year; critiques of student work are made at the middle and end of each semester. Visits to art galleries, museums and important buildings, and lectures by eminent speakers are vital to the programme. Students are encouraged to attend field courses abroad, usually during the second and final years.

Facilities

The department is based in a new state-of-the-art building designed by the award winning architects Heneghan Peng. It is equipped with 14 rooftop landscapes, cutting edge digital workshops, extensive design studios, a world-class library and two gallery spaces. This facility is on Stockwell Street, just a two minute walk from the Greenwich Campus.

Ranking

Our architecture degrees are ranked third in London for student satisfaction by the Complete University Guide 2017.

Mode of study

This year we are offering this degree in full-time mode only.

Outcomes
BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Applicants from a UK educational background:
  • 128 UCAS points from A-levels or BTEC/National Diploma, DVCE orAdvanced GNVQ grades, or equivalent qualifications
  • A minimum of five GCSEs,including mathematics and English, at grade C or above also Art and Design is generally a required subject at GCSE and/or GCE level.

For more information, contact courseinfo@greenwich.ac.uk or 020 8331 9000.

Applicants from a non-UK educational background:

Applicants must have successfully completed 11 or 12 years of full time education, and demonstrated competence in mathematics (usually equivalent to GCSE grade C). 

If you were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, you should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. If you require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK, your score must be from a UK Visas and Immigration approved IELTS test.

For more information, contact international@gre.ac.uk or +44 20 8331 8136.

In addition

Candidates will be required to successfully complete a drawing task and submit a portfolio of visual and creative work.

You may be invited to an interview.

We welcome applications frommature students.

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