What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
112 UCAS Points from minimum of 2 A Levels
112 UCAS points
112 Tariff points - D*D*
112 Tariff points - DMM
A total of 28 IB Points
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
â?¢ Stand out with a degree thatâ??s fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) and join our alumni who have been nominated for prestigious excellence awards. â?¢Distinguish yourself by learning about design and how designers think â?? our studio-based course is only one of two in the UK based in Arts and Humanities faculties. â?¢Lay strong foundations for a successful career using our industry links to secure an optional one-year work placement. Working with a practising architectural technologist, youâ??ll consolidate the knowledge you gained in your first two years, whilst securing both the practical and theoretical experience thatâ??s invaluable to employers once you graduate. â?¢Deepen your understanding of the construction industry by collaborating with Architecture, Building Construction Management and Building Surveying students as part of project design teams. Youâ??ll work in these interdisciplinary teams on different modules across the first, second and final stages of the programme, reflecting how project teams work in the real world. â?¢Learn from our dedicated teaching staff â?? all professional architects, environmentalists, building scientists, ecologists and landscape designers â?? through lectures, design reviews and specialist workshops. Theyâ??re all engaged in active research and have internationally recognised expertise in architectural conservation and sustainability. â?¢Focus on work carried out over an extended period of time, with the depth of understanding and insight that brings â?? we assess more than 80 per cent of our degree by coursework rather than exam. â?¢Work with the latest in laser cutter and 3D rapid production equipment. Youâ??ll also have access to woodwork and metalwork workshops staffed by full-time technical tutors. â?¢Our students have been commended for the CIAT National Student Award in both Design Project and Technical Report categories.
Modules include: Building science and services; design praxis and technology; fundamentals of construction; ICT for architecture and construction projects; placement preparations; introduction to history of architecture and theoretical discourse; introduction to architectural technology and the environment; building services engineering; contract procedures; integrated design; issues in building construction and building physics; placement preparation; technology of large and innovative buildings; construction management professional practise; integrated design and technology; multidisciplinary project; research methods in the built environment; sustainable and safe construction.
Plymouth is a top 50 UK research institution with genuine clusters of world class expertise across areas as diverse as marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. With 21,000 students and a further 17,000 studying University of Plymouth awards at partner colleges, it is one of largest higher education providers in the country, and has a strong track record in teaching with one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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