Course: Bachelor of Technology: Architecture (Applied Design)

This design-focused course is aimed at students who intend to practice independently as professional senior architectural technologists

Requirements: • An average of 70% for Principles of Architectural Design III (final mark) and 65% as the average of the final marks for Studio Work II and III and Construction and Detailing II and III. • Applicants who don’t qualify in terms of the above requirements are required to write an entrance examination set and evaluated by the Department of Architectural Technology and Interior Design. • Applicants who hold a Dip (Architectural Technology) or a first degree in Architecture from another accredited tertiary institution must sit for the entrance examination referred to in the point above.
Job Opportunities: The field of expertise of architectural technologists is mainly construction methods, materials, the preparation of drawings and graphic presentations and the design of small and intermediate buildings. Employment opportunities exist with architectural practices, government institutions and property developers, or as self-employed consultants. The programme leads to registration as a professional senior architectural technologist with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession who will require a two year ‘candidacy’ period followed by a qualifying exam. They can also follow postgraduate studies in Architectural Technology or related fields such as town planning

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