Bachelor of Architectural Studies
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The programme aims to prepare students for:
- An active role in the architectural design and architectural technology professions, and the wider community
- Postgraduate study and research
- Continuing professional and personal development
- Awareness, at both a national and an international context, of the social and cultural responsibility of the designer and technologist within the built environment
Key Information for Students
University Entrance - NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include: 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects AS WELL AS Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Construction and Architectural Studies Pathway or equivalent OR If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency. Additional Requirements: A portfolio demonstrating design, graphic and/or art skills English Requirements: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest), see Ara website for further details
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$35,410 - $53,519|
|In further study||30%|
|On a benefit||2%|
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