Foundation in Architecture & Design

Access industry-leading technology and work on real projects in real spaces with real people. Degrees are validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM), and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB).

Special features

  • No portfolio required
  • Successful completion of this degree exempts students from RIBA Part 1
  • 100% student satisfaction - Guardian University Guide 2019

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree

Fees for 2019/20

EU: £9,250

International: £12,750


Two semesters


January and September

Stage 1:Foundation


Semester 1

  • Academic Writing

    You will develop a range of transferable written skills and independent learning and research skills to prepare you for your undergraduate degree.
    How will I be assessed? 100% coursework

  • Design Culture

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Practical Design Skills

  • Principles of ICT

Stage 2:Degree

* The Guardian University Guide 2017

† Architectural Engineering modules are the same as Engineering modules.

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