You will learn how to interpret, design and adapt a range of new and existing environments by applying research methods and creative strategies for a range of spaces, objects and architectural scenarios that enhance the well-being of occupants and responds to client's needs.
Working at varying scales, sites, and contexts, we encourage you to develop a creative and intellectual position. You will explore spatial theories, societal contexts, and develop skills in space-planning, colour, materials, structure, lighting, and user experiences.
Our teaching team are highly experienced in interior architectural practice, research, user and community engagement methods, architectural digital modelling, and furniture. You will benefit international collaborations, engage in national and international competitions, participate in optional (self-funded) study-trips, and in national graduate events. There are exciting opportunities to study at other design schools under Erasmus and/or Study Abroad.
2020 entry requirements:
4 Highers at BBCC (minimum) but typically BBBB including an English based subject and 1 from Art and Design, Maths or a computing, science or technological subject plus English at National 5 (if not held at Higher).
Advanced entry to 2nd year available with an English based subject and 1 from Art and Design, Maths or a computing, science or technological subject at BB plus Highers at BB in different subjects.
You must submit a portfolio and attend an interview.
Art, Design and Architecture