Architectural Design Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
The University of Nottingham 88% 1% 20% £9250 £26500 156 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University College London 80% 0% 0% £9250 £25800 217 London On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 80% 0% 0% £7900 £16000 217 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 100% 15% 5% £9000 £13000 94 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 85% 0% 10% £9250 £13800 85 Southampton On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 85% 0% 10% £9250 £12000 85 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Westminster - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 80% 0% 0% - - 217 Plymouth On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 80% 0% 0% - - 217 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 80% 0% 0% - - 217 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 80% 0% 0% - - 217 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton - - 0% £8400 - - Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of West London 87% 20% 5% - - 104 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of East London 67% - 10% £9250 £13080 113 London On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 67% - 10% - - 113 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - 0% 15% £9000 - 62 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 75% 5% 0% £9250 - 79 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - 0% 15% £9000 - 62 Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 75% 5% 0% £9250 - 79 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
University of East London 67% - 10% £9250 £13080 113 London On campus Full-time
University of Salford 67% - 10% - - 113 Salford On campus Full-time
University of West London 87% 20% 5% - - 104 Ealing On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
1856 students of Architectural Design in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Architectural Design

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22778 £24427 £28443
25-75 percentile range £19686 - £25418 £19027 - £29312 £22742 - £34657

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21521 £23003 £27379
25-75 percentile range £19094 - £23829 £18405 - £28099 £22381 - £33222

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Architectural Design

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Architectural Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Architectural Design

  • Landscape
  • Urban Planning
  • Restoration
  • Research
  • Lighting
  • Political
  • Extreme Architecture

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Architectural Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Architectural Design (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Architectural Design at Northumbria University

50% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
15% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning
15% Design occupations
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Architectural Design in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Architectural Design

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Architectural Design studies:
  • Master of Engineering (Honours) - MEng (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Architecture - MArch
  • Higher National Diploma - HND

The median salary of graduates of Architectural Design was £22778 15 months after graduation, £24427 3 years after graduation and £28443 5 years after graduation.

Architectural Design and Technology at Cardiff Metropolitan University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 15 respondents.