Bachelor's Degree in Urban Development in Europe

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Urban Development

Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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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 Development in Europe 2017. 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’s Degree in Architecture

International University of Catalonia
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

A strong international outlook and universal values, the Bachelor's degree in Architecture in the School of Architecture teaches students along various lines of professional development and improves competitiveness through the encouragement of polyvalence, co-responsibility, entrepreneurship and internationalism. [+]

A strong international outlook and universal values, the Bachelor's degree in Architecture in the School of Architecture teaches students along various lines of professional development and improves competitiveness through the encouragement of polyvalence, co-responsibility, entrepreneurship and internationalism. We achieve this through a teaching method based on undertaking projects on all scales involving simultaneous interaction between all areas of knowledge. More reasons to study Architecture A global perspective: You'll learn to work on a project starting from a territorial level all the way down to the construction details. Committed to society: The only school of architecture in Spain that teaches compulsory subjects on cooperation, sustainability and accessibility. International: By studying for a year and a half at the University of Belgrano you will receive a double degree which will allow you to work both in Argentina and in Europe. Architecture at ESARQ Our commitment is to ensure you the best academic preparation that will provide theoretical and practical tools necessary to ensure high employment. We stand to enrich the professional profile of the future architect capacity with multiple lines. We have a national and international job bank which allows students to find jobs around the world, due to the network of agreements held with companies from the sector, providing various professional opportunities. 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 labour 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... International approach and teaching in English At the end of their studies our students know how to defend their projects in English and communicate with the adequate terminology and vocabulary related to their discipline. For this reason, many subjects are taught in English from the 1st academic year and we also includeEnglish for Architecture as a subject in our degree programme Advice and coaching* Each student is assigned an academic advisor and a professional coach* Working transversally and on different levels A small university like ours allows subjects to be taught in a crosscutting or transversal way and they all interact with each other. Students also learn to work on various different levels, from the territorial to that of construction, within the same project Vertical Workshop An intensive project Workshop involving teams of students from second through to fifth year Forum Series of conferences involving prestigious national and international architects Architecture placed at the service of society ESARQ is the only school of architecture in Spain which teaches compulsory subjects on cooperation, sustainability and accessibility Advanced technology We carry out a workshop on how to make scale models and digital architecture which is pioneering in Spain, we provide students with a laser cutting machine, a computer numerical control machine (CNC) and a rapid prototyping tool (3D Z Printer) in order to make volumetric scale models Chairs: links to companies in this sector We innovate by awarding various chair positions and by carrying out research projects sponsored by prestigious companies such as Ascer, Capital Reig, Uralita, Saloni Ceràmica, Hispalyt, Fundación Adecco, and Valentine. Competences. Course objective The teaching and learning process is based on the acquisition of competences: Crosscutting competences Critical thinking, creativity, analytical and synthesis skills, the ability to plan and organise, good decision-making skills, responsibility, observation, teamwork and leadership, positive study skills, self-discipline, and dedication Specific competences The ability to create architectural projects that satisfy both aesthetic and technical requirements. Adequate knowledge of architectural history and theory, as well as of art, technology, and the related areas of social sciences. Knowledge of fine art and the role it plays in architectural concepts. Sufficient knowledge of urban design and applied planning techniques The ability to perceive and understand the relationships between people and buildings, between buildings and their surroundings, as well as the need to link buildings to the spaces around them, depending on requirements and human scale. The ability to understand the architect's profession and its function in society, particularly in terms of becoming involved in projects which take social factors into account Knowledge of research methods and construction project preparation. Knowledge of the potential problems in structural design, construction, and engineering involved in construction projects Sufficient knowledge of physical problems and various technological tools, as well as the different functions of different buildings, and the ways they are endowed with internal structures or features which provide comfort and protection from climate related factors. Ability to plan in order to satisfy the demands of the building’s users in a way that respects the limits imposed by planning budgets and building regulations Sufficient knowledge of the industries, organisations, regulations and procedures relevant to launching construction projects, and incorporating designs into project planning Academic accreditation Graduate of the UIC Architecture programme Curriculum: Academic Structure Introduction (60 ECTS) Basic sciences Drawing Introduction to architecture Technical aspects (68 ECTS) Construction Structures Facilities Projects (112 ECTS) Composition Projects Urban planning ESARQ curriculum (60 ECTS) English Thought and ethics ESARQ architecture Electives ESARQ external work experience Work placement ESARQ-UIC currently has various work placement agreements with a large number of professional practices and companies in the construction sector, at home and abroad, willing to take on students. Before starting a work placement, it is essential to check that the university and the practice or construction-related company has signed a “Work Placement Agreement”. Objectives The objective of these work placements is to apply the theoretical concepts learnt in the Degree in Architecture course and to initiate the student into the real professional world, an experience which will help when it comes to entering the job market in the future. Operation ESARQ-UIC includes the compulsory subject of work placement in its Degree in Architecture course as part of the study plan for the fifth grade. Work placement in professional practices or in companies related to the construction sector is worth six ECTs (equivalent to 180 hours of work). Given the level of practical content in the Degree in Architecture course, the work placement period is particularly important as this is when students are faced with their first professional experiences. Work placements represent a further educational tool in terms of knowledge and skills and they are undertaken in agreement with the office or the company under the supervision of the university and a representative of the office or company. These work placements are linked to all the degree subjects as all of them are necessary in a professional practice. Depending on the field of work chosen by the student, some will be more relevant than others. Professional opportunities Architecture Construction Urban planning Landscape design Environment Design Project design Construction management Drawing and drafting Calculating structures and facilities Expert appraisal Property promotion and management City council and public administration Teaching [-]

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 Development in Europe 2017. 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 in Architectural Technology and Construction Management

University College of Northern Denmark
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2017 Denmark Aalborg

Do you see yourself developing, leading and managing large construction enterprises and are you looking for a career in international construction? [+]

Do you see yourself developing, leading and managing large construction enterprises and are you looking for a career in international construction? As an Architectural Technologist and Construction Manager you take part in the overall planning of a construction project. Your role will often be that of project manager or site manager in an entrepreneurial, engineering or architectural company. The building process depends on the close cooperation between many different skills and specialists. The Architectural Technologist and Construction Manager plays an important role in tying together the knowledge and interests of the client, architects, engineers, tradesmen and authorities. This requires that you are able to cooperate and communicate with a range of different people with different educational, language, and cultural background. It also requires that you have a good general overview. ... [-]