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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architectural Technology

BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_CARCT_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:April 2022
Field of Study:Architecture & Urban Environment

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Knowledge and understanding of the concepts and methods pertaining to the discipline of Architectural Technology including technology, environment, context, regulation and legislation, communication, research, information evaluation, procurement and management.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Detailed knowledge and ability in Architectural Technical Design including innovative responses to technical and environmental challenges.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to analyse, synthesise, innovate and form objective strategies in response to challenge utilizing current IT tools.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to provide, through the technical design process, appropriate built environment solutions that integrate a response to context, technology, environment, regulations and legislation.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to generate innovative technical design that responds to complex built environment challenges.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work effectively as an individual, in teams and as part of a multi-disciplinary team and communicate with all others involved in the architectural process and society at large.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs to adapt successfully to change, provide for new architectural technologies and accommodate wider professional and ethical standards.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An understanding of the wider social, political, business and economic context within which the Architectural Technologist operates and the need for high ethical standards in its practice, including the responsibliities of the Architectural Technology profession towards people and the environment.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ARCH6051 Studio: Timber & Steel
ARCH6070 Intro. Architectural Graphics
ARCH6071 CTMS - Wood
ENVI6004 Environment-Climate Change & H
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ARCH6054 Studio: Concrete & Masonry
ARCH6072 Architectural Graphics
ARCH6073 CTMS - Masonry
ENVI6005 Environmental Materials & Serv
MATH6062 Mathematics for Architecture

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ARCH6084 Studio: Multi-storey Frames
ARCH6083 Arch Graphics: 3D fundamentals
ARCH6074 CTMS - Frames
ENVI6006 Services: Energy, Water & Dra
Module Code Module Title
ARCH6078 Architectural History
ARCH6067 3D Visualization 1
ARCH8003 Adapt & Reuse: Strategies
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ARCH6085 Studio: Multi-storey Elements
ARCH7044 Arch Graphics: 3D Modelling
ARCH6075 CTMS - Elements
ENVI7003 Climate Adaptation & Services
Module Code Module Title
ARCH8004 Adapt & Reuse: Conservation
ARCH8003 Adapt & Reuse: Strategies
CIVL6028 Introductory Land Surveying
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ARCH7033 Studio: Hybrid Multi-storey
ARCH7040 CTMS - Basements
INTR7025 Work Placement in AEC
Module Code Module Title
ARCH6067 3D Visualization 1
ARCH7023 3D Visualization 2
ARCH7029 Photoshop
ARCH7030 SketchUp
ARCH8003 Adapt & Reuse: Strategies
ARCH8021 Contemporary Research Topics
ARCH8004 Adapt & Reuse: Conservation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
CIVL6031 Health and Safety - Built Env

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ARCH7035 Studio: Tech Synthesis
ARCH7039 Advanced 3D Modelling
ARCH7041 CTMS - Cladding
ENVI7006 Environmental Assessment
ARCH6043 Professional Practice Contract

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
ARCH8028 Technical Design for Retrofit
INTR8032 Interdisciplinary Project
ARCH8001 Prof. Practice – Management
ENVI8005 Environment Services Retrofit
ARCH8030 Research Project Design

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ARCH8016 Technical Design Resolution
ARCH8017 Architectural Portfolio
ARCH8031 Research Project Development
Module Code Module Title
ARCH8021 Contemporary Research Topics
ARCH7038 Work Placement: Architectural

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