Architecture

A-Level
WJEC EDUQAS

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • You enjoy exploring how architecture works and would like to learn how to develop ideas and designs for a range of projects.
  • You aspire to work as an architect, interior architect, urban planner or landscape architect.
  • You want to progress to university to study a range of courses in art and design, with a specific bias to an architecture-related course.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

You will learn a wide range of 2D and 3D techniques and digital processes to enable you to create a coherent project that leads from your inspiration to a resolved model. You will develop research skills, studying contemporary and historical architecture and designs, as well as developing your drawing and problem-solving skills. You will enhance your creative skills, as well as computer-based design, as you initiate, develop and realise your ideas through a personal, practical art and design process.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Year 1 (AS) – coursework

Year 2 (A-Level) – coursework and an exam assignment

Submission of sketchbooks, samples and final outcomes.

 

PROGRESSION

Students can progress directly onto a broad range of architecture-related degree courses. Another recommended option is to progress onto the Art Foundation course at Priestley College.