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Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Architecture

You'll build communities and breathe new life into existing buildings.
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Starting
2024
Typical offer
ABB plus a portfolio View all entry requirements

Course overview

Architects imagine new environments and think about how people want to live in the 21st century. They consider how those environments can be created to achieve a sustainable future. If you have vision, enjoy challenging yourself and are looking to kick-start your career, study architecture at Kent.

Choose our RIBA and ARB-accredited course to explore the relationship between people and spaces on a degree that balances technical skills, design work and professional experience. It’s not just about creating beautiful buildings; you'll lead on projects, solve complex problems and learn to communicate your ideas.

Why study Architecture at Kent?

Digital Crit Space

We also have modern design studios, dedicated model workshops featuring laser-cutting facilities, a computer studio and labs.

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89%

of Kent Architecture graduates were in graduate-level jobs or further study 15 months after graduation. (The Guardian University Guide 2023).

Become an architect.

Take the first step towards qualifying as an architect on our degree course accredited by RIBA and ARB.

Protect our world.

The United Nations 17 sustainability goals inform all your project briefs at Kent, helping you to build a sustainable world.

Make industry connections

Everything you need to know about our Architecture course

Entry requirements

Typical A level offer
ABB plus a portfolio
The University will consider applications from students offering a wide range of qualifications. Click below to find out more.

Course structure

Our module listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation.

How you'll study

We use a variety of learning and teaching methods, including lectures, workshops, studio-based work and field study trips.
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State-of-the-art facilities

The Digital Crit Space provides Kent’s Architecture students with one of the finest and most advanced learning environments in the UK.

Your future

As a Kent Architecture graduate, you’ll have learnt how to be an architect through our creative studio culture. You’ll also make important connections thanks to our links with architectural industry bodies and professional practices such as:

  • Farrells
  • Allies and Morrison
  • Purcell
  • Guy Hollaway
  • Arup.

The creative, planning and technical skills you develop at Kent prepare you for a role in an architectural practice or in a career related to planning, design, graphics or visualisation.

Impressive prospects
Whether you know where you’re heading or are looking for ideas, you can find inspiration from our alumni.

Alumni spotlight

Find out how Yeni went from studying at Kent to working on projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Dominica.
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

Full-time

  • UK
    £9,250
  • EU
    £22,700
  • International
    £22,700

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Fees for year in industry

Fees for undergraduate students are £1,850.

Fees for year abroad

Fees for undergraduate students are £1,385.

Students studying abroad for less than one academic year will pay full fees according to their fee status.

The following course-related costs are not included in your tuition fees:

  • The estimated cost of your art materials over three years (around £150 per year, on average)
  • Optional field trips (approximately £400 each at current prices)
  • Printing costs of around £45 per year (on average)
  • The cost of books that you might wish to purchase from recommended reading lists (our library has an extensive range of core texts available to borrow)

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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Next steps

Ready to apply?

If you are from the UK or Ireland, you must apply for this course through UCAS. If you are not from the UK or Ireland, you can apply through UCAS or directly on our website if you have never used UCAS and you do not intend to use UCAS in the future.

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