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What can I do with my degree in Architecture?

Architecture careers

The occupations listed below are a selection of those which may interest students and graduates from the School of Architecture.

Architect

Working in the construction industry, Architects can be involved with buildings old and new.  They may be designing new buildings and extensions or in planning alternations to existing buildings and advising on restorations and conservation.

Job profile of an Architect on the Prospects website
Job profile of an Architect on the Target Jobs website
Job profile of an Architect on the National Career Service website

Architectural Technologist

Architectural technologists are specialists in the science of architecture, building design and construction. They work closely with architects and help to turn the architect's concept into reality in the completed construction. Concerned with the technical side of design, they ensure that an attractive functional building performs successfully.

Job profile of an Architectural Technologist on the Target Jobs website
Job profile of an Architectural Technologist on the National Careers Service website
Job profile of an Architectural Technologist on the Prospects website

Interior and Spatial Designer

Interior and Spatial Designers design, plan and construct interior spaces.  This could involve restructuring of spaces, fixtures and fittings, lighting and decoration.  This role typically involves working closely with clients and construction professionals.

Job profile of an Interior and Spatial Designer on the Prospects website
Job profile of an Interior Designer on the National Careers Service website
Job profile of an Interior Designer on the All About Careers website


Please note that some of these careers may require further study.

For further information on these careers, see also:

People in some Architecture roles may be self-employed

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Last Updated: 10/09/2019