Bachelor Programs in Urban Design

Compare 27 Bachelor Programs in Urban Design

Urban Design

A bachelor’s degree may be very important for many career paths. No matter your age or profession, getting a bachelor’s degree can help you to move up in your career or enter the job market. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in many different fields, including urban design.

What is a Bachelor in Urban Design? This degree has two different schools of thought behind it. Some schools offer an urban design degree based on the art of design. This program focuses on design, liberal arts interpretations, and field work to create an artistic approach to designing urban areas. The other type of program offers a more technical approach concerning building architecture, planning, and landscape architecture. Whichever route you choose, both offer wonderful coursework centered on creating livable urban spaces.

Pursuing a Bachelor in Urban Design has many benefits. This degree prepares a student to enter the job market with all the skills and knowledge necessary to flourish in their chosen field. It gives graduates the confidence in their knowledge that only specific training can impart.

The price of this type of degree varies by your location, your chosen school, and that school’s location. Checking with specific schools is the best way to know how much this degree will cost.

There are many different careers you can begin with a Bachelor in Urban Design. The obvious choice is urban designer, but that isn’t the only option. Other possible careers include city planner and urban advocate, amongst other things. This is also a great program for anyone looking to get into politics, as the planning and design of cities and towns can have many important political implications. All of these interesting careers can be influenced and informed by a Bachelor in Urban Design.

Many schools around the globe offer bachelor’s degree programs. Some schools offer online courses, while some focus on classroom activities. When you decide that a Bachelor in Urban Design is right for you, 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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Bachelor of Interior Architecture & Design

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus Full time October 2017 USA San Diego

Interior architecture involves questions of how to animate and enliven a space – how to transform a building into something to be used and lived in. As you earn your degree in interior architecture, you’ll explore how to innovate freely within the boundaries of the profession. You’ll learn how to approach design from both the intuitive and technical sides, including concept development, liaising with project stakeholders, and managing and executing the design. An interdisciplinary curriculum will encourage you to develop a highly experimental attitude. [+]

Bachelor of Interior Design

Interior architecture involves questions of how to animate and enliven a space – how to transform a building into something to be used and lived in. As you earn your degree in interior architecture, you’ll explore how to innovate freely within the boundaries of the profession. You’ll learn how to approach design from both the intuitive and technical sides, including concept development, liaising with project stakeholders, and managing and executing the design. An interdisciplinary curriculum will encourage you to develop a highly experimental attitude.

Interior design is a growing and evolving discipline requiring designers to produce functional and beautiful spaces that fulfill human expectations while incorporating evolving technology, and sustainable perspectives.... [-]


Bachelor of pre-Architecture

The University of Arizona
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 USA Tucson

Architecture is an interdisciplinary field. It requires a comprehensive general education and an understanding of history and culture, physical environments and building technology combined with skill in drawing, design, math, and computer modeling. [+]

The five-year program that culminates in the accredited Bachelor of Architecture degree comprises: a foundation (pre-architecture) year a three-year professional core and a fifth year focusing on design options and a senior capstone project. Admission to the Professional Phase (second through fifth years) of the program is selective and competitive. The three-year professional core emphasizes five major areas: design/communication, history/theory, technologies, practice/management, and electives. Fifth year design options vary but typically include sustainable design, historic preservation, community design, lightweight structures, design-build, and behavioral aspects in design. Throughout the professional program architectural studies are balanced by general education requirements in three areas of knowledge: individuals and societies, traditions and cultures, and natural sciences. In addition, both open and architectural electives are required. Because the School has a strong commitment to general education and breadth of study outside architecture, the curriculum allows for the pursuit of a minor in another discipline. [-]

Bachelor of Architecture

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The Department of Architecture offers the Bachelor of Architecture, which has unconditional validation from the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and the Commonwealth Association for Architecture (CAA). [+]

Bachelors in Urban Design. Architectural professionals are involved in shaping the built environment. Their efforts are evident everywhere, from the simple construction of a low-cost housing project to the sophisticated erection of skyscrapers. Architectural professionals are employed in the design, technological resolution and management of construction projects. The Department of Architecture offers the Bachelor of Architecture, which has unconditional validation from the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and the Commonwealth Association for Architecture (CAA). Career Opportunities The architectural profession offers a wide range of specialisations, from management to technology and design. Graduates will be able to register with the following professional bodies or institutes: South African Council for the Architectural Profession South African Institute for Architectural Technologists Some provincial Institutes of the SA Institute of Architects. Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Architecture Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification with a minimum APS or M-score (as below) and degree admission.​ Attendance of an entrance assessment and submission of a prescribed portfolio once the application form has been processed. Completion of both National Benchmarking Tests (NBT): Academic and Quantitative Literacy (AQL) and Mathematics. Recommended school subjects include Art, Technical Drawing and/or Physical Science. Average Point Score (APS) A minimum APS of 30 is required to apply for the programme. Mathematical Literacy is not accepted for this programme. The Life Orientation score is divided by two when calculating the total APS. Min APS 28 With Mathematics Maths Lit Not accepted Languages Language of teaching and learning​​* 5 (60 – 69%) Other recognised language** 4 (50 – 59%) Mathematics 5 (60– 69%) ​Other requirements Psychometric test and submission of a specified portfolio *English, Home Language or English First Additional Language **Home Language or English First Additional Language M-score This scoring system is used if the applicant completed school prior to 2008 or A/O levels. At least six subjects, of which at least three (including Mathematics) must be on the Higher Grade or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as determined by a Status Committee, and a minimum M-score of 14; at least a D symbol for English First Language, Higher Grade; or a C symbol for English Second Language, Higher Grade; or a B symbol for English, Standard Grade, and at least a D symbol for Mathematics, Higher Grade. Compulsory subject: Mathematics: HG (D); English: as above. Symbols - A B C D E Points​ Higher Grade 5 4 3 2 1 Points​ Standard Grade 4 3 2 1 0 Applicants meeting the minimum entrance requirements (APS or M-score) for the Bachelors in Architecture will be invited to attend an entrance assessment and to submit a prescribed portfolio Selection Criteria Selection is based on an entrance assessment and the submission of a prescribed portfolio, as described overleaf. The entrance assessment will be conducted by the University of Johannesburg Centre for Psychological Services and Career Development (PsyCaD). Invited applicants must make a booking to attend one of the following selection assessments (4.5 hours) starting at 09:00: Saturday 17 September Saturday 1 October Monday 3 October Monday 17 October Monday 24 October Saturday 29 October Monday 31 October Cost: R330 Venue: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus (Cnr Kingsway & University Road) Bookings: Tahir/Phumzile +27 (0)11 559 3106 or email sugrettadt@uj.ac.za PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS A portfolio is a collection of the applicant's work, held in protective covering, such as cardboard or rigid plastic sheets. Covers must not be larger than 594mm X 420mm (A2). The applicant's reference number (on your invitation letter), telephone number and the wording "DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE" must appear on the cover in neat block letters. The portfolio cover is part of the portfolio and should be designed as a reflection of the applicant and their work. The portfolio must contain the following: A single A4 sheet (preferably typed) providing: A summary of the applicant's most recent school results and other studies A brief outline of the applicant's work experience and the results of any aptitude testing A certified declaration that the portfolio is the applicant's own work A certified copy of the applicant's most recent school results and other studies A one-page essay (preferably typed) explaining why the applicant would like to study architecture A letter from a firm of architects confirming that the applicant has spent a full day in their office and has discussed a career in architecture with one of the senior members of the firm. Project 1: Drawing Make a pencil drawing of the entrance to a favourite public building. Use A2 paper (594mm x 420mm). Do this drawing as accurately and as neatly as possible. This drawing must be done free-hand. A ruler, compass or any other technical drawing instrument may not be used, nor may the drawing be traced from a photograph. You may add colour and or any form of rendering. It is preferable that you draw a building that you have visited before. In your own handwriting and words, describe the entrance that you have drawn and why this particular entrance appeals to you. This essay should clearly describe the building; its entrance in totality, including but not limited to, the spaces on either side of the entrance door. Where possible, indicate which architect and/or engineer designed the building. This essay should not exceed 2 pages. Project 2: Mapping exercise Without text, visually communicate a journey from your home to a favourite local destination. Any medium is acceptable. Use one sheet of A2 paper. All drawings must be done free-hand only. A map on its own will not suffice. Project 3: Creative ability Include any five other pieces of work as evidence of your creative ability. This could include photographs, essays, poetry, paintings, dance, sculpture, pottery, handicraft, etc. In the case of items such as pottery, sculpture or activities such as dance, include a clear photograph – do not include the original item. You should preferably include a diverse array, not just photographs or paintings, etc. Project 4: Three-dimensional thinking Design and make cardboard packaging that can securely hold a set of three table tennis ("ping-pong") balls. Your design must be such that it can be made from a single piece of cardboard that can be cut to shape, folded and glued together. The packaging must be "flat packed" (cut out but not folded and glued together) and included in your portfolio in its flat (unfolded form). On a separate A2 sheet of paper, provide graphic instructions on how to assemble the packaging. PLEASE NOTE The size of portfolio may NOT exceed A2 (594 x 420mm). The drawings may NOT be rolled up or put into cylindrical containers. Each item of your work must be clearly marked with your name. While we take every care not to damage items, we cannot be held responsible in any way for the loss or damage to the whole or part of your work. We look for the following in the work: Potential and resourcefulness: Note that candidates with little experience in art or design are admitted where their work provides evidence of good observation, three-dimensional awareness and careful consideration of the presentation of the portfolio, with good, hand-drawn lettering, careful paper selection and careful organisation of the pages. Motivation: This can be seen in the way in which you present your work as a whole, the degree of effort and time invested in your portfolio as well as your written motivation. Initiative: What often separates successful applicants from others is the ability to explore or record something for themselves, working because they are interested – not because they have to. This means that sketch explorations are as useful as finished works. Although supplementary work from school art or other institutions or courses is often received, evidence of this independent initiative does not necessarily lie there. Creative ability: This is an important factor. However, note that expertise in technical drawing, painting, water colours, etc. is not all that is looked at. A sense of design or composition, an ability to observe, communicate clearly, represent accurately and a sense of scale that allows for an imaginative approach to subject matter and attention to detail are all looked for in the work. Academic potential: Strong portfolios often show work that is motivated by original ideas, thoroughness, initiative, faultless grammar and spelling, vocabulary, research, etc. Details of portfolio evaluation are available on www.uj.ac.za/architecture ​ PORTFOLIO DEADLINE Portfolios must be submitted within two weeks of the applicant's attending the selection testing but no later than 30 October 2016. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the assessment in an official letter. Portfolios must be collected by 29 January 2017. The portfolio must be sent via courier or delivered to the Departmental Secretary, Department of Architecture, FADA Building, Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus, University of Johannesburg, Cottesloe, Johannesburg. Contact telephone number 011 559 1115. Contact Details Department of Architecture Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) University of Johannesburg Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus Johannesburg FADA Information Centre 011 559 1115/1098 I web-fadauj.ac.za www.uj.ac.za/fada or www.ukac.za/architecture [-]

Bachelor in Architecture

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco

Offered as a first professional degree, the Bachelor of Architecture (Candidacy Status) program provides an intense design education by developing each student's capacity to synthesize critical thought, artistic vision, and responsible leadership. [+]

Offered as a first professional degree, the Bachelor of Architecture (Candidacy Status) program provides an intense design education by developing each student's capacity to synthesize critical thought, artistic vision, and responsible leadership. With passionate professional faculty, diverse collaboration teams, emerging technologies and fabrication labs, and sensitivity to sustainable methods – together we will participate in shaping our physical world. B.Arch (Candidacy Status) Architecture Unit Requirements Major Coursework Core 36 units Major 69 units Studio Arts & Humanities Breadth 12 units Liberal Arts 45 units TOTAL 162 units Bachelor of Architecture Degree Requirements Minimum 2.0 GPA Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and the following Liberal Arts courses: LA 108 Composition for the Artist LA 219 History of Architecture 1 LA 249 History of Architecture 2 LA 255 College Math LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry LA 292 Programming and Culture LA 293 Precalculus LA 296 Applied Physics LA 319 History of Architecture 3 LA 449 Urban Design Theory And the following general education requirements: 2 Written Communications courses 3 History of Architecture courses 1 Social Factors & Historical Awareness course 1 Urban Studies course 1 Cultural Influences & Human Behavior course 1 Math for Environmental Design course 1 Applied Math course 1 Advanced Math course 1 Physics course 1 Architecture Employment Communications & Practices course After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. B.Arch Program Learning Outcomes Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Conceptual Thinking and Process Communicate conceptual thinking verbally and in writing Articulate and extend conceptual thinking through diagrams Develop a rigorous material logic for model-making to test ideas Produce critical analyses of canonical precedent buildings recognizing the significance to the discipline of architecture. Produce critical analyses of contemporary, historical, global precedents inclusive of buildings, theoretical texts, and related arts applicable to studio projects. Develop a design identity which synthesizes critical thought, architectural intent, and urban design strategies Fundamental Design & Drawing and Making Develop methodologies to generate and evaluate an architectural order and formal language Develop architectural proposals sensitive to the site context in scale and use Produce architectural drawings with appropriate drawing conventions to convey spatial qualities and design intent Demonstrate an understanding of materiality through making Construct drawings and models with a high level of craft and attention to detail Presentation Skills Clearly explain and defend design projects in verbal presentations Create presentation boards, slides, and/or printed materials which exhibit logical sequencing and a hierarchy of information Develop effective representational strategies to convey information that build towards an argument Determine appropriate media to describe the spatial qualities and human experience of the design proposal Leadership and Community Demonstrate a commitment to community building and social responsibility through programming and organization of an architectural project. Demonstrate cultural literacy capable of designing for cultures with different values Engage a collaborative process in the development of a design, with a range of design and engineering disciplines. Demonstrate and articulate knowledge of professional practices and contractual conventions. Comprehensive Design Project Develop an innovative concept for the comprehensive design of a building Complete a thorough user & programmatic analysis Communicate analyses of the urban and environmental conditions of a site with clear graphic devices Develop a research-driven strategy for integrating building systems into the design Integrate sustainable strategies into the design Communicate analyses of environmental performance systems of the design with clear graphic devices Develop an energy-conscious strategy for the design of building envelope systems and material selection Integrate structural systems into the design Produce technical documentation describing the integration of architecture and building systems Address accessibility and life safety requirements in the design Academy of Art University Learning Outcomes Graduates of the Academy of Art University will demonstrate the ability to: Produce a body of work suitable for seeking professional opportunities in their chosen field of art and design. Solve creative problems within their field of art and design, including research and synthesis of technical, aesthetic, and conceptual knowledge. Communicate their ideas professionally and connect with their intended audience using visual, oral, and written presentation skills relevant to their field. Execute technical, aesthetic, and conceptual decisions based on an understanding of art and design principles. Evaluate work in their field, including their own work, using professional terminology. Recognize the influence of major cultural and aesthetic trends, both historical and contemporary, on art and design products. Learn the professional skills and behaviors necessary to compete in the global marketplace for art and design. Visit www.academyart.edu to learn more about total costs, median student loan debt, potential occupations and other information. Accredited Member WSCUC, NASAD, CIDA (BFA-IAD, MFA-IAD), NAAB (B.ARCH*, M.ARCH), CTC (California Teacher Credential). Acting degree program is currently not offering online courses. **B.ARCH is currently in candidacy status. [-]

Bachelor of Architecture

Sharda University
Campus Full time July 2017 India Greater Noida

The School offers a Council of Architecture approved, B. Arch degree. The course looks at the discipline of Architecture as an interlinked entity, which sources from varied fields such as Mass Communication, Design, and Management to provide a holistic idea of the built environment to the students. The course also recognizes the multiplicity and changing nature of future roles open to the architect. The students are afforded the freedom to engage with the discipline at many levels, and through multiple channels where they are allowed to choose their own unique pathways through the course. [+]

Bachelors in Urban Design. The School offers a Council of Architecture approved, B. Arch degree. The course looks at the discipline of Architecture as an interlinked entity, which sources from varied fields such as Mass Communication, Design, and Management to provide a holistic idea of the built environment to the students. The course also recognizes the multiplicity and changing nature of future roles open to the architect. The students are afforded the freedom to engage with the discipline at many levels, and through multiple channels where they are allowed to choose their own unique pathways through the course. The Foundation Year is common with the Design courses, in which the students encounter their courses as a part of the larger design umbrella. The Foundation Year studios give each student a hands-on experience of multiple facets of architecture and design, while also exposing them to the basics of research and theory of the built environment. The course is also designed as a combination of Core and Elective subjects, where each Core Atelier Studio is open to all students, and deals with a different construction technique every semester. The elective seminars function differently. Not restricted to any particular level, these seminars are offered by a group of multi-disciplinary scholars who comprise the liberal arts collective within the school. In case of these seminars, the students are free to select any elective that they choose according to their own interests. Career and Placement The school offers a Council of Architecture approved, B. Arch degree. The course is of five years duration with a mandatory year of work experience, to be taken after completing four years. The course recognizes the multiplicity and changing roles open to Architects today. The course looks at the discipline of Architecture as an interdisciplinary field which sources from various other fields like Communication, Design and Management. The students are exposed to various facets of other disciplines which would help strengthen their understanding and place forth the future opportunities in which they could branch out into. The students would be well qualified to pursue higher studies in Architecture and planning across the Globe. The students can engage in Architectural practice individually or join renowned consulting and corporate and developer organizations based on their interests. Listed below are defined areas for placement and career. Architectural Practice Corporate Architectural Practice - DLF, L&T., SATLIER, Builder Groups-Eros, Jaypee. Omaxe, Ansal, 3c's, Assotech, Supertech etc. Government Organiations- Urban Local Bodies In-house Architects for Private organizations Pursuing Masters in Architecture & Planning Teaching NGO [-]

Bachelor In Architecture And Urbanism

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 10 semesters March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

Traits of a project arise dreams materialize brick by brick. The Bachelor of Architecture and Urbanism, formed by Facipe acquires skills to design and monitor the implementation of buildings, architectural ensembles and monuments, landscape architecture and interior, and perform physical planning, local, urban and regional. [+]

Traits of a project arise dreams materialize brick by brick. The Bachelor of Architecture and Urbanism, formed by Facipe acquires skills to design and monitor the implementation of buildings, architectural ensembles and monuments, landscape architecture and interior, and perform physical planning, local, urban and regional. Organize spaces, considering the aesthetics, comfort and functionality will be your daily challenge. Get to work! Projects, constructions and renovations await you. Job market The labor market for the architect is broad and promising, considering factors relevant as housing needs, residential buildings, conservation, restoration, incorporations, paisagismos and ambiance. The real estate industry in Brazil hardly undergoes lasting crises. Even in periods of economic downturn, when there are a small number of buildings, there are always possibilities of professional performance. Today the architecture professional has a wider range of activities in the market, which often is not restricted only to the part of construction, but also project management, direct works and projects and design. There are many architects following political career, working in NGOs, developing research in social housing and providing general services to communities. Also, they are emerging more specific jobs for architects in public tenders, which may also be a possibility of career. Occupation area Design, build or renovate homes, buildings and buildings are just some of the activities you will perform. The area of ​​buildings is the best known, but the playing field for professional Architecture and Urbanism is much broader. Professional training of FACIPE also enables the performance in several areas, from the preservation of historical heritage to the development of products such as furniture and fixtures. Planning the acoustic conditions, temperature and ventilation of rooms; elaborate lighting projects of large spaces; plan cities, including its streets, parks, squares and gardens; organize internal spaces of ships, motor home, TV studios and film; exercise consultancy activities, advice and management works are some examples. You can also follow the academic career, ever thought about being a researcher or teacher? The area is vast and the choice is yours! Goals General: To train professionals in the field of architecture and urbanism, aware of social responsibility and commitment to regional development through entrepreneurship, creativity, practice, criticism, reflection and transformation in line with the reality in which it operates. specific: a) To enable the professional to work in the design, organization and construction of indoor and outdoor space, including town planning, building and landscaping; b) To train professionals with critical awareness and conceptual strength to play a key social role in favor of the populations unreached by knowing own architect and urban planner. c) work and research involving knowledge about the production of public housing and other topics of interest. d) Develop research and extension activities that expand the field of knowledge and expand construction techniques and other local and regional knowledge; e) Use technology to meet the social, cultural, aesthetic, and economic community. f) To encourage the acquisition of universal knowledge and expertise in the field of architecture and urbanism; g) Develop awareness of ecological responsibility, sustainable development and promoting conservation of architectural, urban and landscape heritage; h) To encourage creativity, self-management and flexibility, making the students able to fit the labor market vagaries, preserving the ethical and legal principles. i) have a debate and action in relation to the architectural and urban space built in the state of Alagoas developing in students the ability to technically intervene in the construction of these spaces. j) Implement and organize activities related to architecture and urban planning in order to develop a critical mass in society to meet the many challenges of the State of Pernambuco; k) Addressing the lack of professionals in unusual areas of expertise but of competence of the architect and urban planner, such as infrastructure, construction, topography, traffic and environment. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Architecture

RISEBA
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2017 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 Year 2011 RISEBA offers a unique, international architecture study programme in English. The best educational standards of architecture of USA and Europe are integrated in the new... [+]

Bachelors in Urban Design. 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 Year 2011 RISEBA offers a unique, international architecture study programme in English. The best educational standards of architecture of USA and Europe are integrated in 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 The Studies on six fields of concentration: Architectural Design; Fine Art; Building Technology and Science; Project Management, Economics and law; City Planning; History and Theory of Architecture; Humanities and Social Subjects; Practice; Bachelor Thesis. Architecture students are invited and encouraged to compose their curriculum by choosing additional courses also from other Creative and Business faculties. Programme content: The curriculum aims to integrate the knowledge of all these diverse, yet complementing domains. The main aspiration is to provide students with the ability of analytical thinking and problem solving: granting the knowledge, intellectual capacity and practical skills of interrelating apparently separate domains of architectural realm of theory and practice. The successive years of the curriculum built up on one another in Architectural Design studies. Each academic year, the curriculum aims to explore consequently more complex issues and scales of design problems as such: - Principles of design - Private space and dwelling - Public space and place-making - Urban space and urban regeneration Entrance requirements for EU citizens centralized exams in English and Mathematics*; entrance examination in drawing/spatial modeling; interview and work portfolio (documentation of the previously performed works reflecting person’s individuality, creativity and capacity for work, in any field and techniques (photo, cinema, music, dance, computer graphics, multimedia, design, installations etc.)***. *For those who have obtained secondary education until 2004, certificates of the centralized exams are not necessary. If a person has not passed the centralized exams, RISEBA additionally organizes entrance examinations in English and Mathematics. **Application process usually opens in June. Please follow the information in our web site not to miss the application dates. ***On demand. Entrance requirements for non-EU citizens Step 1: Candidate should submit following documents: - Candidate should submit his/her portfolio of creative work (drawings, paintings etc) reflecting the true interests and passion of the candidate. Please send it as a PDF document not exceeding 5 MB. - A motivation letter in English. - CV in English - Copies of the diplomas from previous education Step 2: If necessary, there will be also a skype lecture scheduled for the interview with the candidate. (optional) Step 3: The board of the faculty will review all the portfolios and send acceptance or refusal letter to the candidate not later than in 2 weeks time. [-]

Bachelor in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 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. Reflecting the complex [+]

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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Bachelor in Architecture

Volgograd State Technical University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Russia Volgograd

Architecture (07.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: [+]

Bachelors in Urban Design. VSTU is the leading regional University, which ranks among the best institutions in the amount of qualified specialists of Volgograd region, the South of Russia and some foreign countries. University obtains a well-developed infrastructure, ensures high professional level and influences forming of social qualities of students for their successful integration in the international economy. According to the strategy of University there was founded a research and education industrial complex (cluster) focused on training of well-qualified specialists for high-tech sectors of economy. Transformations in the sphere of higher education of the Russian Federation were affected and realized in VSTU as a multilevel system of educational programs, modern forms of academic activity organization, quality control, adequate material and technical support. Favorable social environment has been created in a large team of employees and students. Most of them share cultural and ethical values, keep and develop tradition of polytechnic school. VSTU is committed to the principles of the Bologna Declaration. Architecture (07.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: Architectural design; Architectural and structural design; Urban design; Urban environment design; Interior design; Entrance examinations In order to enter Bachelor’s Program, it is obligatory to provide: a document of previous education (original), nostrificated and legalized. Then an applicant undergoes the entrance examinations in the following subjects: Russian language; Mathematics; Physics/Chemistry/History/Social studies (depending on the chosen field of studies). Admission is held in accordance with the entrance examinations results. [-]

Design Of Architectural Environment

International University Of Innovation Technologies
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek

Profiles: design of the urban environment, interior design, landscape design [+]

Profiles: Design of the urban environment interior Design landscape design Design of architectural environment The spaces of cities and towns Design and landscape design with natural filling Facades and finishing of buildings and structures Architectural Design Compositional modeling Create a design and artistic design Generate and execute design solutions Analysis and evaluation of architectural solutions Architectural Environment Design Tools Composition Colours and light Drawing, sculpture, painting and drawing Interior Wednesday Interior design of residential buildings, offices Rational Wednesday Aesthetic interaction environment with humans Urban landscape and recreational Wednesday Landscape architectural environment Landscaping and equipment area Functionally-planning techniques PRACTICE AND RELATIONSHIP WITH PRODUCTION small project teams Management Production of mock-ups Implementation of business ideas [-]

Master of Architecture

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 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. [+]

Bachelors in Urban Design. 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 aesthetical attitude, conception of 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 PROGRAMME? For Architecture programme, entrance test is requered. Foreign students can take the test online on a previously agreed time. The test is reviewed by vice dean of the faculty and programme coordinator. Test duration is 4 hours, it consists of two tasks. First task is architectural composition. The aim of the task is to prepare presentation of proposed design of the architectural object and its environment. Single A3 sheet of paper should be used for presentation of the project. The project should include the plan, front and side views of the object as well as perspective view of the object rendered in natural environment. Additional views or details are allowed if necessary. The test should be executed in free hand technique using graphite pencil. Second task is free hand drawing task of proposed construction (two or three elements). A3 size paper sheet and graphite pencil use only. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? To independently organize projects of buildings and urbanism which correspond to aesthetical and technical requirements. Principles of buildings and structures of urbanistic functional schemes and artistic shapes. Methods which supply person‘s and society‘s requirements and interests. About architecture and with it related history of arts and theoretical background. About building constructions and engineering systems, understand their importance and applied problems of architectural projection fields. Exchange period abroad? Students may study abroad in the following Universities: Blekinge Institute of Technology, Lund University (Sweden); Alfonso X el Sabio University (Madrid city), Polytechnic University of Valencia, University of Seville, University of Alcala (Spain); Sapienza University of Rome, University of Florence, Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy); Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Oslo School of Architecture and Design (Norway); University of Minho (Guimaraes’e city), Technical University of Lisbon, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal); University of Stuttgart, University of Erfurt, University of Frankfurt am Main, Bauhaus University (Weimar city), Braunschweig University of Technology, Dresden University of Applied Sciences, Technical University Munich (Germany); Aarhus School of Architecture, Vitus Bering Centre for higher education (Denmark); Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic); Tampere University of Technology (Finland); Lublin University of Technology, Bialystok University of Technology (Poland); etc. Overall 34 higher schools. Faculty of architecture have ERASMUS international study exchange program. This contract is signed with 34 higher schools of EU countries. Students of VGTU have opportunity to study one semester in the higher schools of Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, France, England, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Latvia. Annually in other universities study more than 40 students of architecture faculty. What are career opportunities after graduation? During the studies university gives artistic education, main knowledge and skills which give opportunity independently tackle not complicated architectural and urbanization tasks. Also, students learn how to be professional assistant of architect. Quantity of gained knowledge and skills is enough for students for further specialization in any field of architecture. After BA studies students may work in companies of architectural projection, planning of city and building enterprises. Moreover, students can work in institutions of state and municipality. Furthermore, arrange reconstructions of buildings and their interior. Besides, arrange architectural projects of urbanistic complexes of buildings and landscape. What is opinion of students graduated from architecture? ‘Study program of architecture is not only new discoveries, but also responsibility! Here I learned the main lesson of life. I realized that my contact with paper can absolutely change people’s life. Therefore, when I do every work I try to not forget creatively express my minds and delicately and responsively deal with architectural measures.’ (Milda, graduated from architecture in 2010). ‘I am very happy that I chose Bachelor's and Master's studies in faculty of architecture. I studied in VGTU not for diploma, but for my interest. Therefore, I liked very much that every subject is taught by real specialists of particular field. Lecturers every subject teach not only by books, but also very lively, sometimes not in the auditorium, but outside the university - in the old city by touching real heritage. Also, I would like to emphasize strong personalities in projection, history of architecture and in the fields of heritage, non-traditional methods of context analysis. What is more, I appreciate that faculty of architecture keep international contacts with foreign universities and it is exciting to see young collective in my faculty. Definitely, there is something what I should improve, so I try to do my best in further studies in faculty of architecture by reaching doctoral degree. As a result, I seek doctoral degree because I would like to relate my scientific future with VGTU University which is the best higher school of architecture in Lithuania.’ (Lukas, Master's degree student, 2008). [-]

Bachelor of Design specialising in Interior Design

Inscape Education Group
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 South Africa Cape Town Durban Midrand Pretoria + 3 more

Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. [+]

Interior Design is about planning environments for people and how they live and work, by considering their psychological, emotional and physical needs. A good designer looks at feasibility, context, circumstances, and cultural inclusion. Students learn about emerging technologies, products and services and the latest software. They can develop concepts and produce digital technical drawings. Graduates are able to create interior design solutions for clients in the retail, hospitality, domestic, exhibition, services, corporate, and specialist industries. Consumables cost 1st year (+-R1000) **estimates only Continuous project based assessment Digital and print portfolio submissions in 2nd and 3rd year Final years graduate in December Degree candidates can go on to apply for post graduate studies pending they meet the application and entrance requirements of the relevant Institution. Our programmes are quality assured and standardised across all Inscape campuses nationally. You can enrol for our Bachelor of Design programme at any campus to complete your 1st year. Students who are accepted into certain degree specialisation programmes might be required to complete their 2nd and 3rd year studies at another specialised Inscape campus. What is included in the course MacBook * optional Wacom tablet Software licenses (as per programme requirements) Prescribed textbooks 1st year preliminary art equipment Online library subscription Digital study guides and courseware Internet connectivity Excluded Monthly consumables Digital camera Course Information Year 1 FUNDAMENTAL DESIGN 1st year – DESIGN SKILLS Developing fundamental design skills to create design savvy critical thinkers. Developing foundational Drawing Skills, Basic Material and Manufacturing awareness, Digital Image Making, Communication, Software and Leadership skills to create well rounded designers fit for any design industry. Developing an awareness of the integrated nature of design, advancing the unique thinking of our students. Introducing an appreciation for Design History. Establishing fundamental building blocks for creative problem solving. Course Information Year 2 DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC 2nd year – DESIGN KNOWLEDGE Discipline Specific knowledge will be developed through understanding specially developed briefs meeting specific client needs or wants. The study of functionality of a given space assists in creative solutions to problem solving for interior design spaces. Design challenges are adapted to cover all specialised areas of interior design such as: hospitality design; residential design; corporate design; retail design; furniture design; speciality design and services design. Applying theory to practice through an introduction into basic technical drawing conventions, construction techniques, site analysis and measurements, tracked and recorded site visits, technical services, lighting, electrical and plumbing requirements and how to communicate through drawings and specifications. This study includes an understanding of built environment terminologies used within interior design, a basic knowledge of the theory of materials, including their properties and the manufacturing process of the products, an introduction to national building regulations with reference to SANS 10400 and an introduction to Furniture design Advancing software skills and technical knowledge through an introduction to AutoCAD Basics, 3DsMax, Photoshop Rendering and Revit Modelling. Developing an understanding of the business of design through the awareness of project management process methodologies, plotting and lifecycle, feasibility studies, scope of work management, breakdown structures and time management. Practical applications of procurement schedule, resource planning, project cost management, human resource allocation and management as well as a basic introduction to law and contract management will be covered. Course Information Year 3 SPECIALISATION 3rd year – DESIGN STYLE Developing a signature interior design style by expanding on research and concept development skills focusing on design solutions and execution. Emphasis is placed on research, preparation and concept design both for competition briefs and allocated briefs. Developing advance knowledge and expert skills by exercising design development, financial feasibility, construction methods and choice as well as character and study of material types and building systems. Awareness of the latest design technologies and innovations through practice in software such as 3D Max and 3D Advanced Modelling focussing on more advanced rendering techniques as well as further enhancing Revit skills. Developing an understanding of the guidelines and principles involved in running a design business. Promoting business vision, mission and values give graduates the confidence and ‘know-how’ to start their own design initiatives based on a foundational knowledge of strategic development, marketing strategies, importance of branding and managing finances. More about the bachelor of design degree (B.DES) This three-year full time qualification produces professional designers equipped for a rewarding career in design. Students qualifying can practise as junior designers or study towards an Honours Degree. As this qualification is universal, it applies to a variety of design disciplines, including fashion design, interior design, graphic design, multimedia design, jewellery design, industrial design, product design, spatial design, design research, design writing and design for the environment. Traditionally, the various fields within design and design education have been separated. Public and private Higher Education schools have offered all sorts of qualifications. Our Bachelor of Design qualification aligns industry standards and educates designers following common guidelines. It also implements the long-awaited minimum standards for designers of all disciplines. Design is globally recognised as a profession. Worldwide, designers are required to have at least a three-year qualification. Inscape offers the Bachelor of Design Degree with common competencies and specialisations through elective subjects. The first year of the Bachelor of Design provides a foundation in design thinking, constructs and visual communication, photography, material studies, image making and design history, communication studies, leadership and unique thinking and software includes basics in Adobe products. We love that our students learn alongside aspiring designers of other disciplines. This kind of exposure blows a student’s design perspective wide open and teaches relevance and appropriateness in terms of design solutions within the business world. At the end of the first year, students are required to select their chosen stream as a specialisation of their future career choice. Our students love the fact that they have a full year to become fully entrenched in the world of design. They attest to the fact that when they make their final decision regarding a chosen specialisation that they do so with confidence and fully informed. Second and third year are intense. Each specialisation stream is packed with knowledge and technical skill required of the respective discipline. Our students however, are well prepared in the first year and enter into the senior years equipped with the ability to think critically and apply themselves effectively. Our success rates are a testimony to the fact that our unique approach to teaching design, works. [-]

Bachelor in Architectural Science

Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Reggio Calabria

The 1st Cycle Degree Course (Bachelor Degree) in “Architectural Science” is intended to develop the professional figure of a Junior Architect that participates in planning, design, construction and management activities concerning transformation projects of the built environment... [+]

Bachelors in Urban Design. The 1st Cycle Degree Course (Bachelor Degree) in “Architectural Science” is intended to develop the professional figure of a Junior Architect that participates in planning, design, construction and management activities concerning transformation projects of the built environment. The acquired knowledge will allow him/her to integrate his/her work with that of other professional figures operating at different levels in the architecture sector and to manage current production techniques of Architecture. The aim of the Course is to provide the graduate with an appropriate cultural and scientific knowledge that will enable him/her to understand architectural works and human settlement organization under the logical/formal, compositional, typological/distributive, structural, architectural and technological aspects related to historical, physical and environmental context, in order to identify, formulate and resolve architectural and town-planning problems using current methods, techniques and instruments, and also to supervise technical and economic feasibility aspects (costing, production and realization of building products as well as their safety-related problems). The course, in brief, is aimed to prepare students to play, beside the traditional architect role, an innovative connecting part between architects and clients, administration and business, management and social actors, in the process related to the planning of building and urban interventions and to the transformation, recovery and restoration of the existing architectural heritage. First year Calculus Architectonic Composition Fundamentals of Urban Technology of the Environment and the Materials Elective English Automatic Drawing Laboratory of Representation Applications of Descriptive Geometry and Drawing Architectural Survey History of Ancient and Medieval Architecture History of Ancient Architecture History of Medieval Architecture Second year Technical Physics Static History of Modern Architecture Laboratory of Technology of Architecture Working Plan for Building and Town Maintenance Drawing Laboratory of Materials for Restoration Diagnostic for the Restoration Materials Science Applied Geology Planning Laboratory 1 Architectural Design 1 Urban Planning Third year Design History of Contemporary Architecture Architectural Restoration Urban Appraisal Elective Final Project Internship Planning Laboratory 2 Architectural Design 2 Strengthening of Historical Buildings [-]

Bachelor in Architecture and Urbanism - ENSA Nantes

Medine Education Village
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Mauritius Quatre Bornes

In a fast evolving environment with increasing population density, urban planning and architectural competencies are an asset. Our Bachelor degree within this prestigious School of Architecture will provide you with the relevant tools and practices to excel in this particular field, if you endeavor to pursue your career. [+]

In a fast evolving environment with increasing population density, urban planning and architectural competencies are an asset. Our Bachelor degree within this prestigious School of Architecture will provide you with the relevant tools and practices to excel in this particular field, if you endeavor to pursue your career. Our program has been designed around 3 years of studies with a total duration of 1500 hours per academic year. Courses will involve the participation of highly skilled and brilliant professors with international experience throughout the programme. Studying at ENSA Nantes will provide you with a series of prospects over and above a prestigious degree. You will have the opportunity to do internships all through your degree-course, fitted along your modules.  Open a world of opportunities. Once you complete your Bachelor degree, you can opt for a Master’s degree either in Mauritius or in Nantes-France. However, to be entitled as an architect and recognised as such by the respective regulatory bodies of Mauritius and France, a student needs to vet 2 years of practice in Mauritius or 6-months’ practice and 150 hours of training in France. Next intake: October 2016 The annual tuition fee for the Bachelor degree has been set at 6,500 euros/year. This amount accounts for tuition fees only and do not include accommodation. [-]

BA Urban Planning and Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

Urban planning and design considers the nature of human settlements and how they should be shaped from a range of perspectives. On this programme you will learn how to formulate strategic plans, design liveable spaces and create public places. [+]

Bachelors in Urban Design. Overview As the size of the human population increases, cities now need to respond to a range of complex urban phenomena including rapid expansion and urban shrinkage. These complex issues demand more sophisticated solutions in order to achieve sustainable development. Students learning urban planning and design need to understand not only the processes of spatial change in the built and natural environments, but also study the arguments for intervening in these processes. Students based at XJTLU have the unique chance to study at the heart of what is one of the world’s most fascinating classrooms: China. The BA/BEng Urban Planning and Design programme offers students the opportunity to study both local and international urban and rural landscapes in a dynamic and supportive learning environment. Students will be able to equip themselves with knowledge and skills to analyse, critique and, ultimately, contribute to the sustainability of urban and rural development both in China and around the world. On completion, students will be able to work in sectors such as urban planning, urban design, city management, central and local government policy, consultancy, and real estate development. Urban planning and design students learn how to formulate strategic plans, design liveable spaces and create public places. You will consider the social, economic and environmental needs of a town or city and the impact of those on the built environment. Graduates help companies and governments make difficult decisions on the use of land including whether to develop, what to develop and how to develop. In recent years, urban planning and design has become particularly concerned with the preservation and impact of the natural environment, for example, how we deal with the growing pollution in our cities and concerns about natural disasters like earthquakes and floods. Other concerns include the scarcity of land and how to achieve an efficient and effective use of space. The rate of development in China means that good planning is essential. The BA/BEng Urban Planning and Design programme at XJTLU is international in focus and has been designed to help students appreciate the similarities and differences between planning in China, the UK and other countries throughout the world. Unique selling points of the programme • Our globally competitive, professional programme is unique in its focus on both local Chinese and international planning and urban design policy and practice • You will be offered a range of learning experiences such as interactive studios, field surveys and local and international field trips • The Department of Urban Planning and Design offers a supportive learning environment which encourages you to become an independent and active learner and critical thinker • Gain transferable skills that provide a platform for success in your future study or employment in planning and urban design-related fields • Earn two degrees: an XJTLU degree from the Chinese Ministry of Education and a globally recognised degree from the University of Liverpool, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities. Knowledge and skills On successful completion of the BA/BEng Urban Planning and Design programme, you will be able to demonstrate: • knowledge and understanding of the natural, economic, socio-economic and political factors that are shaping our surroundings • knowledge and understanding of how the built and natural environment is managed in different places around the world • an understanding of the role, scope and limitations of contemporary town and regional planning in contributing to the management of growth and change and the conservation of the built and natural environment • knowledge and understanding of the legal basis for action in environment and planning, and the relationship between planning and environmental issues • an appreciation of decision-making processes that represent the views of the diverse communities who are affected by those decisions • an ability to think clearly and critically, to reason logically and to undertake systematic research • techniques in computing, numeracy, design and various forms of communication • skills in teamwork to achieve prescribed tasks collectively • the ability to reflect critically on your studies and learning. Modules: Year One UK degrees are three years long whereas in China they are four, therefore we do accept students with certain qualifications directly into Year Two, which is the start of the main academic programme. Most students, however, enter into Year One, which provides you with a range of interesting modules, language classes and core skills for your degree. Modules: Year Two You will study the following core subjects to understand the nature of human settlements: • Planning in China and the UK • Urban and environmental economics • Planning skills • Planning history and practices internationally • Neighbourhood planning. Modules: Year Three You will build on this foundation and learn about knowledge and expertise needed to become professional urban planners and designers. • Environmental sustainability • Spatial design and the built environment • Planning methodology • Networks and cities • Geographic information systems (GIS) • Projecting and managing the urban futures. Modules: Year Four In your final year, you will be required to take a set of specialist modules in the area of environment and planning or urban design, and undertake a substantial research project, spanning both semesters. You will also learn about: • Planning theory • Planning and property development • Planning law and governance • International planning • Final year project. Career prospects There is a high demand for graduates with knowledge of urban planning and design, so you will have many different options to choose from including: • policy planner: developing plans for the future of countries, cities and communities • urban designer: creating attractive, safe and pleasant places in which to live, work or visit • property developer: the right developments for the right place • transport planner: finding sustainable transport solutions • environmental planner: tackling the effects of climate change • regeneration planner: bringing life to places that have become run-down • conversation planner: helping to protect our natural resources and heritages • community planner: engaging with people about how their communities are developed • smart city planner: promoting future cities that incorporate the latest in new technologies. [-]