BSc (Hons)

Architecture (Foundation Entry)

Duration
4 Years
Start
September 2024
UCAS Code
T486
Delivery
In Person

Our cutting-edge Architecture Foundation Entry degree teaches you all the architectural theory you’ll need, paired with conservation, sustainability and environmental issues.

Why study with us

  • 5th
    in the UK for academic support
    National Student Survey (Architecture) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
    2023
  • 6th
    in the UK for overall positivity
    National Student Survey (Architecture) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
    2023
  • 2nd
    in the North West for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (Architecture)
    2024
  • You’ll enjoy a ‘boutique’ educational experience – you will have your own desk, drawing board and storage within expansive studios.
  • Our programme is validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB).
  • You'll benefit from our established links to a network of local, national and international award-winning architecture practices.
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Architecture Degree Shows

Discover the award-winning creative work produced by our Architecture students. The degree show features work in a range of mediums by students from the School of Arts & Media and the Grenfell-Baines Institute of Architecture.

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Architecture at UCLan – an introduction

What you'll do

  • Studio design modules take place two days per week and workshops are delivered by award-winning architectural practitioners and academics.
  • You’ll play an active part in live projects and builds within the Institute of Architecture.
  • We’ve strong links to a network of local, national and international award-winning architecture practices.

Modules

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.

100%Face-to-face

Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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I recommend coming here. It’s a really good course and you get a lot of experience with model making and the tutors are great. One of the highlights was the trip to Paris. It was really exciting to see all the landmarks, but also the architecture that we wanted to focus on as a group.
Campus green space
Julia Potrykus
BSc (Hons) Architecture graduate

Accreditations

  • This course is validated by the RIBA, a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. This validation recognises our outstanding facilities, focus on the student experience and commitment to employability.
  • This course is expected to lead to Part I recognition by the ARB, the statutory body for the registration of architects in the UK. It enables you to progress becoming a chartered architect and ARB member.
Wash Your Words room
Wash Your Words

'Wash Your Words', a project by UCLan Architecture's Lee Ivett and Ecaterina Stefanescu, has been shortlisted for the RIBA Journal MacEwan Awards.

Wash Your Words provides somewhere for people to wash clothes, read, learn and create art, but also a space for imagination and to meet new people.

Future careers

Architecture Foundation Entry can lead to a career in an architectural practice with a professional accreditation, or into a related field.

Successful completion of the foundation year leads to progression onto Year 1 of the BSc (Hons) Architecture. Following a year’s experience in architectural practice or related field of work, you are able to enter the MArch Architecture Part II at UCLan. The MArch Architecture Part II is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal institute of Architects (RIBA) leading to Part 2 recognition, which allows you to proceed on a path to become a registered architect and ARB member.

Postgraduate level programmes exist in architectural conservation, construction law, urban regeneration and construction management.

Fees and funding

2024/25
UK
First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
International
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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