University of Westminster
Architectural Technology BSc (Hons)
University of Westminster

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) at University of Westminster for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
15 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Architecture

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22000 £24000 £28000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £24500 £16000 - £29000 £22500 - £35000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Architecture

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22774 £25010 £28792
25-75 percentile range £19726 - £24917 £19794 - £30100 £23742 - £35267

Course Description

Architectural technologists help to bring projects to fruition through making the technical decisions necessary to solve design problems. They need a sound understanding of the processes of design and construction and the management tools, particularly CAD, for the communication of design information. This course is structured so that you will learn to appreciate the multidisciplinary nature of the built environment, and gain a broad understanding of neighbouring disciplines. You will acquire the skills and knowledge to develop your career in an architectural design. This course is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists, the Chartered Institute of Building, and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers. You will be taught by full-time academics and visiting lecturers all of whom have industry experience and professional qualifications.

Accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), having been judged to meet the CIOB Education Framework. Prospective members holding these qualifications have full academic exemption and may enter CIOB membership without the requirement for an Individual Assessment.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), and demonstrates that the programme has been assessed in terms of content, structure and resources and has met the required educational standards. Graduates from an Accredited programme will receive full academic exemptions from the professional qualification when progressing to Chartered Architectural Technologist status.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Architectural Technology, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Architectural Technology BSc (Hons) at University of Westminster

35% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Design occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
0% Teaching Professionals
0% Sports and fitness occupations
0% Business and public service associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

112 - 128 UCAS Tariff points from the Access course

112 to 128 UCAS Tariff points to include English grade 4 HL, Maths grade 4

We also welcome applications from students who are taking a combination of qualifications listed above. For further information, please contact Course Enquiries.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Architectural Technology, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Architectural Technology BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
EU £14400 year 1
International £14400 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Westminster in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Westminster in related subject specific rankings.

Architecture, Building & Planning

    • #21 
    • #28 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #30 
    • #39 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 24 September, 2022]

See all 21 university rankings of University of Westminster

About University of Westminster

The University of Westminster is a publicly funded research university located in London, England. Beginning its existence as a polytechnic institute in 1838, it only became an officially recognized university much later, in 1992. Westminster’s primary campus can be found on Regent Street of central London, with its secondary campuses being in the districts of Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow.

Student composition of University of Westminster

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

Marylebone Campus
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Main Site - 115 New Cavendish Street
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