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Architectural<br/> Design Technology*

BSc (Hons)
Design Technology*


by Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)

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UCAS code: K100

Year of entry: 2019 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT) 6 YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

Our Architectural Design Technology degree explores how design and technology work together, giving you a practical working knowledge of both areas.


The course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and you will be eligible for Associate Membership (ACIAT) on graduation. You can progress to full Chartered status with appropriate experience, and being a Chartered Architectural Technologists will give you all the same powers as an Architect but in considerably less time.


Students will:

  • work on local projects including real schemes with real clients, as well as involvement with European partners. 
  • develop knowledge of how designs evolve from the initial idea to the construction stage and beyond.
  • develop skills, discover new ones, and become a confident, convincing Architectural Technologist.  
  • the opportunity to gain architectural employment during their second and third years of study


This course is also available to study with a foundation year BSc (Hons) Architectural Design Technology (four years including foundation year) UCAS Code: 28L4


*Subject to re-validation Existing courses are re-validated at least every 5 years, to ensure they reflect the latest knowledge in the subject. These courses go through the same validation process outline above. The details on the website are based on the previous or current version of the course, and the anticipated changes are made as soon as they are known. The majority of courses that are still ‘subject to re-validation’ are approved as expected however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider.

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