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BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology

Course Code: LC341


Level

8

Duration

4 Years

Department

Built Environment


CAO Points

New for 2021

Course Type

Undergraduate - CAO

Location

Limerick

Architectural technologists are specialists in the technological decisions necessary to solve design problems.

They need a sound understanding of the processes of design, construction technology and the management tools for the communication of design information. The skills they require are wide ranging, from design appreciation, technical analysis and presentation, to management skills.

This studio-based programme consists of modules that are primarily assessed through technical project work, coursework and assignments. 

Real world projects and the integration of Industry Placement will also form a significant part of the assessment process.

What are the entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate

A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.  

QQI FET/FETAC Applicants & Mature Applicants

Refer to section ‘Entry Requirements’ for further information.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Are there opportunities for further study?

Graduates can puruse further study at level 9 and PhD level in LIT in a similar subject area.

What are the career prospects?

Graduate Architectural Technologists have a wide range of career opportunities. Employment can range from architectural practice, working for contractors, engineering practices and construction management practices. 

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Who is the programme suited to?

The programme is suited to students from second level and mature students who wish to pursue a career in an exciting problem-solving technical discipline.