Postgraduate MSc

Architectural Technology and Design

Whether you want to design and build homes from scratch, or learn how to restore historic structures, this course will give you the creative and technological skills to succeed.

Architectural Technology and Design

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Distance Learning
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    2 Years
  • Start date

    18 Sep 2023

Specialise in the technical aspects of the design, construction and performance of buildings and discover how you can shape the built environment around you. This course will give you the flexibility to do just that, at a time and pace convenient for you.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Study the latest international practices in architectural technology to inform your learning
  • Explore construction technology, construction law and building regulations, enabling you to create comprehensive specifications for proposed design projects
  • Produce a portfolio of work that highlights your skills and knowledge as an architectural technologist

You’ll have the opportunity to tailor your study to your career ambitions and personal interests as you focus on several projects throughout this flexible course.  You could choose to explore commercial properties, residential buildings or any structures of particular interest to you. 

We’ll help you engage with the creative and technical aspects of the building industry, and you’ll have access to specialist software, including Revit, Photoshop and InDesign.

Professional recognition

This master's is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). Accreditation ensures that the course has been assessed in terms of content, structure, resources and has met the Institute’s requirements. This recognition will support you if you wish to to become a Chartered Architectural Technologist.

Why study Architectural Technology and Design at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Industry experienced expert teaching team
  2. Access to free and discounted software packages
  3. Opportunity to tailor your study to match your career ambitions or personal interests
  4. Flexible part-time distance learning through our Virtual Learning Environment