An architectural technologist is a specialist in the technological aspects of building design and construction, bridging the gap between design theory and construction practice.
One of only two of its kind in Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University’s accredited architectural technology course will teach you the skills required for a successful career in the industry, including the fundamentals in building design requirements from development through to completion.
You will learn key skills in areas of design and development so that you are proficient in advising on and working with innovative architecture technology. This course will help you gain a creative attitude and be skilled in detailing to design, using both graphic and computer-aided drafting techniques. With an architectural technology degree, you can work alongside architects and engineers to transform large-scale concepts into reality.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and host the CIAT Centre of Excellence, and is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
2024 entry requirements
4 Highers at BBCC plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at CCCC plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5
For entry to year 2 you must have 3 Advanced Highers at BBC plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.
Building and Surveying