BSc Architectural Studies

The programme has an emphasis on architectural design, and the majority of the students’ time is based on project work in the studio.

Lecture-based modules address architectural history and theory, architectural technology, issues of professional practice and specific issues of digital design. The programme satisfies Part 1 of the UK professional qualification for architects, and is approved by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB).

Your tuition fees cover all essential costs for studying this course.

In practice, this means that we will provide you with a pack of technical drawing materials, including an A1 drawing board, cutting board, mechanical pencils, craft knife and other kit to get you started when you first join the course.

Field trips, both in the UK and to European cities, regularly take place for years 1 and 2 of the course, with unit-based field trips taking place in year 3. We will cover all travel and accommodation costs on field trips you undertake as part of the course.

For more detailed information on what is and isn’t covered, please visit our course costs webpage.

For full details on this course and how to apply go to: Course finder

Joe Dare

Our time at the Welsh School of Architecture has been incredible. Your everyday timetable will offer a sophisticated knowledge of all aspects of architecture, which provides you the opportunity to specialise through project work in the modern facilities here. WSA is a leading school of Architecture that doesn’t suffer from hostility, but instead presents you with phenomenal, caring staff and students, an evenly blended technical and artistic scheme, and exhilarating design briefs that allow you to express your personal interests. You can expect plenty of thrilling site visits, and new, extraordinary friendships with people from all over the world.

Joe Dare, 2nd Year, BSc Architecture


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