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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.

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