Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


The HND Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology course offers a unique approach to architectural studies – focusing on the use of CAD and other digital technologies in construction with an emphasis on the role of the Architectural Technologist (AT). By teaching students the skills that the construction industry is seeking now and in the near future.

The course offers a one-week long industry placement in a design practice giving you the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience and begin your own network of like-minded professionals. And above all, it lets you see just how good your skills are and how ready you are to work in the industry. You may be surprised at how good you will be!

Year 2 projects center around the design and construction of commercial projects, with the end of year project and showcase giving you the opportunity to design for a client and present your project along with your peers.

Entry Requirements

HNC Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology

Progression Routes

Year 3 of the BSc Hons Architectural Technology degree

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


CAD (Computer Aided Design)

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy