Bachelor of Architectural Studies


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Entry requirements

Applicants may be admitted under general admission with NCEA level 3 credits, or equivalent, or under special or discretionary admission. Must meet the English language entry requirements, will be invited to attend an interview.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to: ? Comprehend, explain, critique and apply basic architectural knowledge; ? Demonstrate effective and confident problem solving skills; ? Understand and be able to select basic construction and servicing technologies to apply to architectural problems; ? Display an understanding of the representational tools available for the transmission of architectural concepts and information; ? Appreciate fundamental aspects of some parts of the professional architectural work environment; ? Display an understanding of architectural culture as exhibited in architectural history and of the role of theory and criticism in architectural discourse; ? Critically analyse their own performance, taking into account new knowledge; ? Display awareness of the fundamentals characteristics of New Zealand building law and basic contract management procedures; ? Evaluate and/or propose strategies for assessing the environmental sustainability of architectural projects.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Architecture and Urban Environment at this level can earn:


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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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