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Diploma in Architecture
The programme addresses knowledge fields in architecture. It emphasises the relationship between design and technology and focuses on design concepts and design development using an interdisciplinary design approach. It prepares students for further study or registration and employment as Candidate Architectural Technologists (SACAP Part 1).

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Bachelor of Architecture

An entry level qualification that covers the major knowledge fields in architecture. The programme focuses on a theoretical understanding of design and architecture in order to prepare students for further study and/or registration as Candidate Architectural Technologists.

Admission Requirements
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BTech (Architectural Technology: Applied Design)
This programme aims to produce candidates for registration as Senior Architectural Technologists, an upper mid-level registration category defined by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP). The programme carries SACAP, RIBA and CAA Part 1 accreditation.

The programme focuses on architectural design, design theory and design development and is primarily intended for students who, during their diploma studies, have displayed a talent for design and who wish to further develop this ability, with a view to register as Professional Senior Architectural Technologists or continue with studies to qualify as Professional Architects or who wish to practice independently.

After two years as a Candidate Senior Technologist, as well as passing the SACAP qualifying examination, candidates are eligible to register as Professional Senior Architectural Technologists.

Admission Requirements
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BTech (Architectural Technology: Management)
This programme aims to provide an opportunity for Architectural Technologists who wish to continue their studies, in order to advance their career opportunities in this capacity. The programme focuses on the administration and management of architectural practices, projects, housing, urban resources and development.

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MTech (Architectural Technology)

Having obtained this qualification, students will be competent architectural practitioners who are able to conduct independent research and independently perform professional architectural services in technology, design and management in the public and/or private (formal or informal) sectors or specialised fields in the built environment.

Admission requirements (see Faculty Postgraduate Policy)

A Baccalaureus Technologiae: Architectural Technology with an average mark of at least 65% or an equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard, as recommended by a Status Committee and approved by the Faculty Board.

Selection criteria

Selection is based on academic merit and a preliminary research proposal, as approved by the Departmental Committee.

Curriculum

CODE MODULE: RES7391 Research and Dissertation: Architecture

Programme structure

  • The programme is offered both full-time and part-time as a research programme.
  • Mnimum number of months for registration: 12 months.
  • Maximum number of months for registration: 24 months full-time and 36 months part-time.
  • The research component comprises 100% of the programme.