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Architecture Degrees

Combining both sides of the brain and promising graduate career prospects that are both personally fulfilling and financially rewarding, architecture degrees are a highly popular and competitive choice. Blending art, science and technology, the subject requires the development of an interdisciplinary skillset – drawing on elements of mathematics and engineering, combined with creativity and an understanding of modern technologies, social issues and cultural trends.

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Key Skills

Common skills gained from an architecture degree include:

  • Creation of highly detailed drawings and plans, both by hand and via computer-aided design programs
  • Ability to work individually and within a professional team
  • Knowledge of current design and planning laws and regulations
  • Hands-on problem solving skills
  • Strong professional communication skills, written and spoken
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to client briefs
  • Budgeting and costing skills
  • Writing and presenting reports and proposals
  • Knowledge of changing trends and significant issues in the architecture industry
  • Organization and project management skills
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