Bachelor Programs in Architecture Studies

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Architecture Studies

A bachelor’s degree is one of the most popular college degrees available, and millions of students around the world are choosing to pursue one. One popular type of degree focuses on the study of architecture—but what is a Bachelor in Architecture?

A BA degree in architecture studies allows students to study the design, planning, and construction of buildings. Architecture is one of the oldest and most-well known fields of study because it involves constructing buildings that can last for decades, centuries, or millennia. Those who pursue this degree might study design, aesthetics, and art, as well as more practical areas such as physics, building mechanics, plumbing and electrical systems, and the construction process. Students may also take courses on drawing, drafting, and computer aided design.

Those who take a Bachelor in Architecture will be able to thoroughly prepare themselves for a career in building design. In many countries, the BA in architecture studies degree is designed to prepare students to take architecture tests and receive official accreditation in whatever place they choose to seek employment. A BA will prepare students for the accreditation process, as well as give them experience needed for a future career and provide them with an advantage when seeking employment.

The cost of a bachelor’s degree in architecture can vary greatly from program to program, school to school, and even country to country. That’s why it’s vital that potential students carefully research the institutions that they are most interested in.

Those who decide to take a BA in architecture studies will most likely end up pursuing a career as an independent architect or a member of an architectural firm. They are also equipped for many jobs within the fields of construction, planning, or design. 

If you’re interested in obtaining a BA in architecture studies, then you can begin your online search today. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Degree in Architecture

University CEU - Cardenal Herrera
Campus Full time 6 years September 2018 Spain Moncada

The international dimension: personalized bilingual English and Spanish education. We also offer you professional practices at the main European ateliers of architecture. [+]

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?

1. The international dimension: personalized bilingual English and Spanish education.

We offer you a whole education in English. We know that studying abroad might inspire any awe so that we support you with the following tools:

We guarantee you a personalized attention in every subject both in tutorships and exams. We include free additional English lessons to improve your level. And if you wish to learn Spanish, we offer you free additional lessons as well, to improve your international profile. We arrange the International Week integrated into the academic calendar, in which teachers and students from all over the European universities visit us to work in a common subject through workshops, lectures, competitions, etc. completely developed in English. ... [-]

Bachelor of Architecture in Architecture Design

Royal University for Women
Campus Full time Part time 5 years September 2018 Bahrain Riffa + 1 more

This programme focuses on a broad range of perceptions linking several common concerns like location, context, practice, building methods, materials, and most importantly the role of the architect. [+]

From this Academic Year College of Art & Design is implementing the new B. Arch. Programme in Architectural Design. This programme focuses on a broad range of perceptions linking several common concerns like location, context, practice, building methods, materials, and most importantly the role of the architect. Today the architect is seen more as a collaborator in shaping the physical environment rather than the sole creator of a completed building. In this programme a number of general and specialized courses spread over ten semesters.

The category of courses taught includes Architecture Fundamental Courses, Architecture Major Requirements, Architecture Electives and Major Supporting Courses and Liberal Art courses, as per NAAB (National Architectural Accreditation Board) guidelines.... [-]


Architecture

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning, and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. [+]

Architecture

The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning, and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. Students at K.U. who start in the B.A. in Architectural Studies, co-enroll in graduate professional degrees and take courses that count toward the B.A. and the graduate professional degree.... [-]


Bachelor of Architecture

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time 5 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

Our Bachelor of Architecture program is the first program of its kind outside North America to be granted accreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (N.A.A.B.) of the United States. [+]

Architecture encompasses designing, creating and developing forms and spaces for buildings that inspire, cultivate and satisfy human needs and aspirations.

As the region's most prestigious architecture program, we offer a comprehensive curriculum as well as a diverse studio environment, both of which encourage creative, critical approaches to design. Our Bachelor of Architecture program is the first program of its kind outside North America to be granted accreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) of the United States.

Our program, which requires five years of university studies plus professional training, is for students who seek a professional career in architecture. Our curriculum is designed to meet the requirements for licensure that prevail in the United Arab Emirates and to prepare our graduates for professional practice throughout the region. All students in the College of Architecture, Art and Design must complete the one-year foundations' program before advancing into their major field of study. Through this program, our students develop a basic practical and critical understanding of design principles.... [-]


Architecture

Auburn Global
Campus Full time 5 years May 2018 USA Auburn

The bachelor of architecture degree is awarded upon the completion of the five-year curriculum. Qualified students may elect to pursue concurrently a second bachelor of interior architecture degree. [+]

The bachelor of architecture degree is awarded upon the completion of the five-year curriculum. Qualified students may elect to pursue concurrently a second bachelor of interior architecture degree.

In the United States, most state registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (N.A.A.B.), which is the sole agency authorized to accredit U.S. professional degree programs in architecture, recognizes three types of degrees: the Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted a six, three or two-year term of accreditation, depending on its degree of conformance with established educational standards.... [-]


Master of Architecture

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. [+]

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. This study program should develop artistical and intellectual abilities of upcoming architects. Also, to form an aesthetical attitude, a conception of the setting organization. Moreover, to provide with the main knowledge about constructions of buildings, engineering equipment, planning of urbanism, ecology, economics, sociology and law. After architectural studies students gain the Bachelor's degree.

HOW CAN YOU GET INTO THE PROGRAM?

For Architecture program, an entrance test is required. Foreign students can take the test online on a previously agreed time. The test is reviewed by vice dean of the faculty and program coordinator.... [-]


BEng Architecture

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 China Suzhou

This programme uses the Architectural transition in China alongside the varied expertise and cultural backgrounds of our staff to as both a background and impetus for the development of students ready to enter the architectural profession on either a regional and global level. [+]

Overview

The BEng Architecture programme aims to provide you with a comprehensive foundation in architecture. Through architectural design tasks, you will be guided in developing an understanding of the importance of human needs and desires, as well as developing creative and responsible responses, by taking into account the social, cultural, ecological, economic as well as technological contexts within which architecture is situated.

RIBA VALIDATION

The BEng Architecture programme has become the first programme of its kind at a Chinese university to receive validation by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), thus demonstrating XJTLU's commitment to providing world-class, internationally recognized education to students from China and abroad.... [-]


Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

International University of Catalonia
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The UIC is committed to providing its students with the best academic preparation in both the theoretical and practical realms, and also to providing them with the tools which are necessary for successful access to the labor market. [+]

The UIC is committed to providing its students with the best academic preparation in both the theoretical and practical realms, and also to providing them with the tools which are necessary for successful access to the labor market.

In order to achieve these objectives effectively, the UIC has developed a pedagogical approach based on the following tools and methodologies:

Personalised attention

Individualised attention is paid to our students. The ratio is a maximum of 20 students per lecturer

Job offers

We have a list of national and international job offers. This allows students to have access to a job in any city in the world, involving professional pathways into publishing houses, public administration, office work, promotion, consultancy, industry...... [-]


Undergraduate Architecture Degrees

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus Full time 4 - 5 years October 2018 USA San Diego

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (N.A.A.B.). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm. [+]

NewSchool offers two undergraduate programs in Architecture. The Bachelor of Architecture is a five-year N.A.A.B. accredited program that will prepare you for pursuing architectural licensure in the United States and the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture is a four-year degree program that will give you a broad foundation for the architecture field.

Bachelor of Architecture

From teaching time-honored building traditions to sustainable and innovative technologies, the curriculum of this architecture bachelor degree program gives future architects the opportunity to earn a first professional degree accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (N.A.A.B.). The Bachelor of Architecture will help students gain the education and credentials they need to pursue state licensure. Students will leave this program well-prepared for a position with an architecture or design firm.... [-]


Bachelor of Architecture

Canadian University Dubai
Campus Full time 5 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The degree program provides students with a good understanding of the functional areas of Architecture, including design tools, design methodologies, and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. The courses listed under the program requirements encompass the academic and professional areas of Architecture as defined by the Canadian Architecture Certification Board (C.A.C.B.). [+]

The Bachelor of Architecture degree program will provide you with a good understanding of the functional areas of Architecture, including design tools, design methodologies, and design philosophies, allied with decision-making and effective presentation processes. It will develop your knowledge of professional architectural and ethical values and introduce you to the operating environment of architectural practice. Throughout the program, you will form a good understanding and proven ability in the fundamentals of architectural design, enhance your abilities in graphic and oral communications and develop detailed knowledge of building systems, codes and appropriate technology and materials, as well as an appreciation of, and sensitivity towards, ecology and the environment. Benefits Graduates with a Bachelor in Interior Design will be equipped with:... [-]


Bachelor in Architecture

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

Having accepted its first cohort of students in Fall 2013, Architecture is a small but steadily expanding department. While we aspire to match the academic standards of the best architectural schools across the globe and incorporate cutting-edge thinking in architectural pedagogy and practice, we also seek to install in our students, a strong sense of social engagement, environmental responsibility and professional ethics. [+]

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE

Having accepted its first cohort of students in Fall 2013, Architecture is a small but steadily expanding department. While we aspire to match the academic standards of the best architectural schools across the globe and incorporate cutting-edge thinking in architectural pedagogy and practice, we also seek to install in our students, a strong sense of social engagement, environmental responsibility and professional ethics.

***With a foundational belief in design as a “Critical Practice” that can generate “public good” in the world, we take issue with the increasing instrumentality and commodification of architectural knowledge, education and production. We envision our graduates to be fully aware of the social, economic, political and cultural dynamics that shape the production of the built environment and to engage with them critically and innovatively in multiple scales from single buildings and construction details to large urban interventions. We pledge to educate the next generation of competent, creative and critical design professionals who can challenge the received conventions and fashionable trends of their discipline and are as interested in defining problems as they are in solving them.... [-]


BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

Interactive Design Institute
Online Part time June 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

On the online BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design Course our expert tutors will teach you how to design 3D spaces to create better environments. You will study how people interact with spaces and decide how you [+]

Fully accredited by the University of Hertfordshire and delivered to you online by the Interactive Design Institute, the BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design course allows you the opportunity to study towards an internationally respected UK degree at times that suit you. Your subject specialist tutor will give you one-to-one tuition and will aid you in developing your 3D spatial design skills in order to create better environments for the people that use them. You will be given one-to-one tuition, guidance, and feedback in your own personal studio within IDI’s study website, IDI-Study, through a number of practical tasks. These include a strong focus on a technical drawing by hand and with CAD software. You will be taught through a combination of tuition, personal study, and through group work activities with your peers on the IDI forums. By the time you graduate you will be equipped with all the knowledge and skills you need to begin a career in the interior architecture industry.... [-]


Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Architecture

RISEBA
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2018 Latvia Riga

Already for 18 years, Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration offers its students contemporary and high-quality education. RISEBA is the place where “BUSINESS MEETS ART”. As from the year 2011, RISEBA offers a unique, international architecture study programme in English. [+]

Already for 18 years, Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration offers its students contemporary and high-quality education. RISEBA is the place where “BUSINESS MEETS ART”.

As from the year 2011, RISEBA offers a unique, international architecture study programme in English.

The best educational standards of the architecture of the USA and Europe are integrated into the new architectural study programme of RISEBA. By establishing a new course of architecture studies RISEBA is taking the next step in order to accomplish its mission: to become “the gateway to international careers!”

Advantages of the programme international study environment; the possibility to thoroughly master the English language; studying abroad for one semester within ERASMUS programme; study practice abroad; academic staff with international experience; library, computer classrooms, specialized computer programs, equipped design studios and modeling workshops; variety of courses of students' choice. Programme Content ... [-]

Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)

Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dubai
Campus Full time September 2018 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The focus of the Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) program at School of Design & Architecture, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai is to generate awareness on the functional and aesthetic qualities of design, both from an architectural, interior and landscape perspective. [+]

Overview

The focus of the Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) program at School of Design & Architecture, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai is to generate awareness on the functional and aesthetic qualities of design, both from an architectural, interior and landscape perspective.

The Architecture course lays emphasis on the fundamentals of design, residential, commercial and hospitality space planning, as well as aesthetic and functional elements. This helps in the creation of spaces, the elements of which define the quality and aesthetic taste of the designer.

The Bachelor of Architecture program lays focus on the consumer/user perspective, which provides the foundation for the design coursework and practical experience. The students are exposed to every facet of building the design in conjunction with a strong business foundation.... [-]


Bachelor in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Ankara

The Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture prepares future professionals whose designs will enhance the quality of urban life by means of natural and built elements.

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The Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture prepares future professionals whose designs will enhance the quality of urban life by means of natural and built elements. Reflecting the complex and multidisciplinary structure of this profession, the departmental faculty has members from disciplines that include architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning. The curriculum emphasizes participation in successive design studios, supplemented by lectures that provide theoretical, technical, and practical background to the design process. The program is enriched through field trips and compulsory summer practicums that strengthen the link between education and practice.

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