Bachelor of Architecture Honours

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Department of Architecture, Faculty of Art, Design and 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

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Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


The purpose of this programme is to offer a programme at the ‘Part 2′ level (as defined by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession [SACAP] in terms of Act 44 of 2000), thereby preparing students for entry into the architectural profession at the ‘Candidate Architect’ registration category. Having obtained this qualification, students will be able to demonstrate competence in the specified exit level outcomes; conduct independent research at a high theoretical and/or design-research based level, and independently perform architectural services in both public and private sectors, or in specialised fields within the built environment-related disciplines.

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Selection Process

A BTech (Architectural Technology) Applied Design degree that carries SACAP ‘Part 1' and accreditation, with an average mark of 60% and at least 60% for the modules Applied Design 4 and Theory of Design 4. For internal (UJ) candidates who have achieved the minimum admission requirements, no interview is required, although this may be requested;
- 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 GPA Admissions Committee after submission of a portfolio and/or interview of the applicant's own design work.

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