This programme is an entry level qualification that addresses all knowledge fields
in Architecture. The programme focuses on technological design development and documentation and prepares students for further study or registration and employment as Candidate Architectural Technologists or further studies.
The architectural profession offers a wide range of specialisations, from management to technology and design. Graduates will be able to register with the following professional bodies or institutes:
— South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP)
— South African Institute for Architectural Technologists SAIAT)
— Provincial Institutes of the SA Institute of Architects.
Admission Requirements — Diploma of Architecture (D8AT1Q)
— Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification with a minimum APS or M-score (as below) and degree admission.
— Submission of a prescribed portfolio once the application form has been processed.
Recommended school subjects include Art, Technical Drawing and/or Physical Science or Engineering Graphics and Design (EGD).
Average Point Score (APS)
A minimum APS of 23 is required to apply for the programme. Mathematical Literacy is not accepted for this programme.