Successful completion of our BArch (Hons) Architecture course is the first step to becoming a qualified architect, fulfiling Part 1 for the RIBA.
Prescribed by the Architects' Registration Board (ARB) and validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), this hands-on, project-driven course is designed to help you develop your own design approach and style. You'll study in a studio culture that reflects a modern architectural practice, preparing you for your graduate career from day one.
You'll be exposed to diverse aspects of architectural design, linking sustainability and urban design with business practice. You'll learn to creatively communicate your ideas through drawing, and explore spaces through model making and 3D visualisation, with project work providing opportunities to develop skills and experience.
Why study this course?
Our course is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and prescribed the Architects' Registration Board (ARB), recognising the relevance and quality of our course content.
93% of our BArch (Hons) Architecture students are in graduate level employment within six months of finishing their studies (DLHE survey 2016/17).
Work in our inspiring RIBA award-winning buildings, offering industry-standard facilities and studios, including a dedicated model-making studio, 3D printing and workshops for metal, timber and concrete.
90% of our BArch (Hons) Architecture students are satisfied with their student experience (National Student Survey, 2018).
Benefit from our Building Blocks financial package, supporting you throughout your time at NTU and enabling you to make the most of your studies. As well as money towards the cost of your course materials, you'll also benefit from study trips and live projects, included in the cost of your course fees, free personal protective equipment (PPE) and a pre-paid printing allowance.
Explore local and international architectural practice, with inspiring trips