Bachelor of Architectural Studies


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  • Design
  • Urbanism
  • Conservation and Sustainability

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Architectural Studies

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Design thinking and design process
  • Understanding relationship between technical knowledge and design
  • Graphic communication skills – clearly and accurately communicating complex ideas using visual means (analogue and digital), including drawing, photography, multi-media, 3-dimensional models
  • Verbal Communication in the development of ideas
  • Flexible and creative thinking and problem solving
  • Strong research skills
  • Project management – working within time constraints as well as regulatory and economic frameworks; formulating ideas and responding to programs or briefs; synthesizing ideas, approaches and interpretation for each project
  • Information technology skills
  • Collaboration and Team skills – working with others; working within the culture of the design studio
  • Negotiating conflicting demands of function, aesthetics, technology and economy, and will be trained in many forms of expression including writing, model-making, drawing, photography, video, digital media, and verbal presentation
  • Learning to do more with less
  • Architecture
  • Architectural History
  • Graphic Design
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Interior Architecture
  • Urban Design and City Planning
  • Film and Video
  • Public Policy

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Architect
  • Architectural Journalist
  • Architectural Historian
  • Architectural Writer/Critic
  • Corporate Architect
  • Draftsperson
  • Professor
  • Public Architect
  • Specification Writer
  • University Architect
  • Building Researcher
  • Building Inspector
  • Building Contractor
  • Carpenter
  • Cartographer
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Worker
  • Facilities Manager
  • General Labourer
  • Materials/Products Sales
  • Physical Plant Inspector
  • Architectural Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Illuminating Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Marine Architect
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Surveyor
  • Technical Illustrator
  • Urban Planner
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Fashion Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Industrial Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Photographer
  • Set Designer
  • Banker
  • City Manager
  • Art School Design Teacher
  • Environmental Designer
  • Lawyer
  • Management Analyst
  • Real Estate Broker/Analyst
  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • School Plant Consultant
  • Writer, Technical Publications

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