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
|COURSE LEVEL||RQF LEVEL 3||RQF LEVEL 3|
|AGE AT START OF COURSE||16.5||17|
|ENGLISH LEVEL||IELTS 5.0||IELTS 5.5|
Here’s some Key Information about the Architecture Foundation Course
|ARCHITECTURE||September Start (9 Month Course)||January Start (6 Month Course)|
|Course Length||3 terms||2 terms*|
|Start Dates||7th September 2020||11th January 2021|
|English Language Requirement||IELTS 5.0||IELTS 5.5|
|Hours of study per week||23 (28.5 with maths)||>30|
|Tuition Fees per Term||£6900||£6900|
|Accommodation Options||Residential or Homestay||Homestay|
These are the subjects you will study on the Architecture Foundation Course
- Sculpture & 3D Studies
- Life Drawing
- Fine Art
- Textiles and Textural Studies
- Portfolio and E-Portfolio
- History of Art
- English (IELTS/EAP)
- University Preparation Course
Download the full course syllabus here
These are some of the universities and courses that our recent graduates chose.
|University of Exeter||BSc (Hons) Economics|
|King’s College, London||BA (Hons) International Relations|
|University of York||BSc (Hons) Accounting, Business, Finance and Management|
|Durham University||BA (Hons) Marketing and Management|
|Lancaster University||BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance|
|Loughborough University||BA (Hons) International Business|
To apply for a course, go to our APPLY page. You can choose to apply online or download our application forms and scan them to us. Please ensure you read the instructions on the page so you complete the correct forms.