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Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology 3 year full time course in Waterford Institute of Technology

What is Architectural Technology?Architectural Technology concentrates on the science of building. Architectural Technologists become specialists in preparing detailed drawings and specifications for building projects. They work closely with architects and other members of the Design Team.
What is the BSc in Architectural Technology course?It is a three year course which enables students to become competent in preparing construction drawings and specifications for complex building types. There is a strong emphasis on environmental studies ensuring awareness of energy saving measures in detailing and construction throughout the course.  Students are taught various computer software packages with an emphasis on the latest Building Information Modelling tools such as Autodesk Revit from first year. They explore various graphical presentation techniques, structures and construction systems as well as the principles guiding construction law and professional practice.
Unique Features of the Course:

  • Accredited by the Royal Institute of Architects Ireland
  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural technologist
  • 1st Honours degree programme in Architectural Technology in Ireland
  • Building Information Modelling taught throughout all year
  • Strong International Links; Exchange programmes in France & Denmark
  • International Staff and diversity of student intake
  • Follow on honours degree programme
  • Transfer onto the B. Arch. Programme
  • Following the BSc. (H) programme students can progress onto masters courses or advanced entry on the B. Arch. Programme
  • Wide choice of elective subjects from Languages to athletic performance with sports scholarship available
  • Vibrant Architectural Student Society
  • New city centre location
  • Full time and Part time options available

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  • Address Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302000
  • Category Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Engineering
  • Location Co. Waterford

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