This course is intended for prospective students who are intent on a career in architecture, architectural design or as an architectural technician.
There is a strong emphasis on developing architecture related skills, appreciation of the design process and implementing design ideas. You will gain a technical understanding of how buildings are put together, how they function and the architect’s role throughout the process.
You will learn contemporary technical roles, currently required by the construction industry:
Architectural Design and Sketching; Architectural Procedures; Computer Aided Draughting 1 and 2; Building Services Introduction; Design Of Structures; Large Building Services; Industrial and Commercial Construction; Substructures; Domestic Construction; Construction Materials Testing and Specification; Standard Forms Of Contract; Statutory Control Of Buildings; Sustainability and Modern Methods Of Construction; Graded Unit Project.
2 Highers and relevant subjects at National 5 including a science or technological subject and preferably Maths. Or a relevant Foundation Apprenticeship, or relevant SVQ in construction, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. Aptitude test.
Relevant degree course.
Construction and Civil Engineering