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ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION

Our architecture foundation course is designed for students with a keen interest in planning, constructing and designing buildings.

Students will undertake a rotation throughout the department learning a broad range of skills, demonstrating their creativity. The course curriculum is designed to help students prepare a portfolio which showcases their abilities and enables them to make informed decisions about their chosen specialism at university. 

On the Architecture Foundation course, you will have the opportunity to learn 3D design, model making, product photography, fine art, printmaking, life drawing, fashion & textiles and contextual studies. The emphasis is on experimentation with processes and materials to create final work.  

Previous students have gone on to study Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning and Interior Design at prestigious universities.  

These are the Entry Requirements for the Architecture Foundation Course

 SEPTEMBER START
(9 Months)
JANUARY START
(6 Months)
COURSE LEVELRQF LEVEL 3RQF LEVEL 3
AGE AT START OF COURSE16.517
ENGLISH LEVELIELTS 5.0IELTS 5.5

Here’s some Key Information about the Architecture Foundation Course

ARCHITECTURESeptember Start (9 Month Course)January Start (6 Month Course)
Minimum Age16.517
Course Length3 terms2 terms*
Start Dates7th September 202011th January 2021
English Language RequirementIELTS 5.0IELTS 5.5
Hours of study per week23 (28.5 with maths)>30
LocationCambridgeCambridge
Tuition Fees per Term£6900£6900
Accommodation OptionsResidential or HomestayHomestay

These are the subjects you will study on the Architecture Foundation Course

  • Sculpture & 3D Studies
  • Life Drawing
  • Fine Art
  • Photography
  • Textiles and Textural Studies
  • Portfolio and E-Portfolio
  • History of Art
  • English (IELTS/EAP)
  • University Preparation Course
  • UCAS

Download the full course syllabus here

Architecture Foundation Syllabus

These are some of the universities and courses that our recent graduates chose.

University of ExeterBSc (Hons) Economics
King’s College, LondonBA (Hons) International Relations
University of YorkBSc (Hons) Accounting, Business, Finance and Management
Durham UniversityBA (Hons) Marketing and Management
Lancaster UniversityBSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
Loughborough UniversityBA (Hons) International Business

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