Course Comparison

Course BA (Hons) Architecture BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering
Award Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Art, Design and Architecture School of Art, Design and Architecture
Entry requirements

Digital portfolio
You will be required to submit a digital portfolio demonstrating a range of creative skill sets. Get some advice on how to create and submit your portfolio.

A level
A minimum of 2 A levels, General Studies accepted.

International Baccalaureate
26-34 points.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DMM-DDM (Distinction Distinction Merit).

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses:  Pass a named Access to HE Diploma (e.g. Preferably Art and Design or Combined), (including GCSE English and Maths grade C/4 or above or equivalent) with at least 21 credits at distinction , 12 credits at merit and 12 credits at passes to 30 credits at distinction

GCSE
Five passes including Mathematics and English Language grade C.

Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

Applicants who will require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK

Please note that if you are planning to complete further studies in Architecture, Tier 4 restrictions mean that you cannot undertake a Post-Part 1 placement in the UK, but may be able to secure a placement year in your home country or elsewhere outside the UK, as other International Students have done in the past.

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

A levels
A minimum of two A Levels, General Studies accepted.

International Baccalaureate
28 points.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DMM.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

GCSE

Mathematics and English language grade C.

All relevant international qualifications will be considered - please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

Other

Other combinations and non-A level qualifications also considered.

Second year entry possible with a good HNC/HND or equivalent.

Equivalent qualifications and industry experience can be considered.

If you are concerned about meeting this offer, you're encouraged to email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.