Bachelor of Architecture Honours

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Department: Department of Architecture
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Architecture Honours
Programme Code: H8AT2Q

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 103105

Application Start Date: 1 April 2023
Application End Date: 30 November 2023

Campus: Auckland Park Bunting Road

Contacts: 011 559-1126

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


The purpose of this programme is to prepare students for entry into the architectural profession at ‘Candidate Senior Architectural Technologist’ registration category (as defined by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and for entry into either the professional master of architecture or the research masters programmes.

Admission Requirements

A BTech (Architectural Technology) Applied Design degree that carries SACAP ‘Part 1’ accreditation, with an average mark of 60% and at least 60% for the modules Applied Design 4 and Theory of Design 4. A BAS or equivalent degree that carries SACAP ‘Part 1’ accreditation with a 60% average and at least 60% for exit level Design and Design Theory-related modules. Applicants will be required to submit a portfolio of design work and attend an interview. An equivalent qualification at an equivalent standard (national or international), as determined by the GSA Admissions
Committee after submission of a portfolio and/or interview of the applicant’s own design work.

Selection Process

Potential students are required to submit a portfolio and attend an interview. The assessment of both the portfolio and interview will be conducted by a panel of assessor(s) appointed by the GSA Admissions Committee.For internal (UJ) candidates who have achieved the minimum admission requirements, no interview is required, although may be requested.

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