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University of Plymouth International College

Foundation in Architecture & Design


Architecture and Design courses for Eco-aware students

Do you care about the planet?

Would you like to learn how to design and build sustainable projects that consider the environment, the community and future generations?

Do you like the thought of seeing your classroom ideas become reality in full 1:1 scale?

Unlock the door to your future career with UPIC’s Foundation in Architecture and Design.

Note: This course is open to applications from UK, EU and International Students

Special features

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Stage 1: Foundation Stage 2: Your University of Plymouth Degree
Foundation in Architecture and Design BA (Hons) Architecture
BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering†
BA (Hons) Interior Design
BA (Hons) Product and Furniture Design
† Architectural Engineering modules are the same as Engineering modules.


Your Pathway

Stage 1: Foundation in Architecture and Design


† Architectural Engineering modules are the same as Engineering modules.

Architecture Students Unveil 'Big Tent' Project

"As the academic year draws to an end, the current cohort of University of Plymouth students have had time to reflect and celebrate the completion of a full-scale sustainability project."

Sustainable Big Tent
Full-scale Architecture Project


Fees for 2021/22

EU: tbc

International: tbc


Two semesters


September 2021 and January 2022

Foundation Syllabus


  • Academic Writing

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Principles of ICT

  • Design Culture

  • Practical Design Skills


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