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BSc (Hons) Architectural Design Technology with Foundation Year

Architectural Design Technology with Foundation Year


by Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)

joint 1st in the UK

for graduate prospects*

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UCAS code: 28L4

Year of entry: 2021

UCAS Tariff: 48

Duration: 4 YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?

With the Foundation Year giving you a solid introduction to university and the Built Environment, our Architectural Design Technology degree explores how design and technology work together, giving you practical working knowledge of both areas.

*The course is part of a subject area rated joint first in the UK for graduate prospects in the Complete University Guide 2022. 

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.



  • can work on projects based on local sites, including real schemes with real clients, as well as involvement with European partners
  • will develop knowledge of how designs evolve from the initial idea to the construction stage, and beyond. This will include the implications of your choices of structure and materials in order to lead the way with cutting-edge design solutions for all scenarios.
  • will work within a learning environment where your design experience is personal, and focused on you developing your skills, discovering new ones, and becoming a confident and convincing Architectural Technologist.  


This course is also available to study as a three-year programme without a foundation year BSc (Hons) Architectural Design Technology UCAS Code: K100


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