Course overview

  • Starts: 2022
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Mode: Full time
  • UCAS code: K100
  • Fees: UK: £9,250 / INT: £16,500

Ideal for: aspiring architects and building conservationists inquisitive about how our spaces can both reflect and shape how we live

Shape society through your creative vision.

Through this architecture degree course, you will take inspiration from art, philosophy and technology to explore the spaces and places we inhabit. With access to gold-standard facilities and the highest-calibre teaching, you will develop your own creative vision by exploring the role architecture plays in shaping our society.

Student work

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Student Bradley Gladden at work

A short film of former student Bradley Gladden at work.

Sports Therapy Centre by student James Cook

Sports therapy centre by James Cook

Project: Sports Therapy Centre 

Instagram: @jcarchdesign

Sports Therapy Centre by student JamesCook

Sports therapy centre by James Cook

Project: Sports therapy centre 
Instagram: @jcarchdesign

Architecture student work

An example of our student's work

Architecture student work

An example of our student's work

Architecture virtual neighbourhoods project

An example of our student's work

Students from the BA (Hons) Architecture course have built a brand-new, experimental platform for their virtual neighbourhood.

Here, virtual visitors will be able to walk around inside student’s architectural projects and neighbourhoods and discover the students’ design process.

Architecture virtual neighbourhoods project

Architecture virtual neighbourhoods project

Department of Architecture students design peace garden

Department of Architecture students design peace garden

Why study this architecture degree?

  1. Develop your own creative vision and refine your design skills
  2. Outstanding teaching from senior industry experts
  3. Tap into direct contacts to the architecture industry
  4. Cutting-edge facilities in an award-winning building
  5. Build a sophisticated, industry-quality portfolio
  6. Unparalleled opportunities in a design specialist institution
  7. Excellent post-graduation employment rate
  8. Contemporary, challenging and future-facing creative projects
  9. Develop a broad understanding of practical and theoretical themes

Revolutionise the fabric of our society

From private buildings to public spaces, architecture plays a crucial role in the fabric of society, shaping our towns and cities and influencing how we live, work and play. It’s a field in which your create visions can make a huge impact on our everyday lives. 

In graduating from this esteemed architecture course in London, you will possess multidisciplinary knowledge and vital transferable skills, which will prepare you for a career within the many threads of architecture. These include: urban design, housing and office design, planning, building conservation, architectural heritage and community development.

Whether you are an aspiring architect or building conservationist, this architecture degree will escalate your understanding of both the practical and theoretical aspects of architecture, its history and philosophy, as well as its role in contemporary culture, urbanism, construction, structural design and environmental design. You will study the design of buildings and the technical aspects of construction, as well as how architecture relates to all aspects of our lives.

During the three-year degree in architecture, you’ll learn through a mix of problem-based outcomes, design studio tutoring, workshops and traditional lectures. Ultimately, you will discover your architectural vision, refine your design skills and emerge with a sophisticated portfolio of work, so you can stand tall in the global architectural marketplace. 

Accredited course

This course has been accredited by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) for the purpose of a Part 1 qualification.

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In the media

Coverage in Architects' Journal

Architects' Journal

Architects' Journal reveals the entries to this year’s AJ Student Prize, with submissions from every RIBA and ARB-accredited school in the UK.

Read the full article here.


Key study topics

  • Experiment and explore architectural form-making
  • Parametric and computer-generated design
  • Techniques for designing structures and rapid prototyping
  • Architectural history, theory and context
  • Business enterprise for design and regulatory frameworks
  • New developments in urban design
  • New developments in architecture/design projects around the world

The specifics

Architect's playground

Study architecture in London – in an award-winning building

Architect's playground

Alumni stories

Alumni how to...Peter Esposito

How to Succeed as an Architectural Designer by Petr Esposito

How to Succeed as an Architectural Designer

Architecture degree FAQs


Facilities are open to every student

Our facilities are open to every student

One of the best things about our facilities is that they are open to all students no matter what course they are studying.

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Staff in the Kit Store

Kit Store at Ravensbourne

As a digital student, you'll need access to equipment relevant to your course that will support your learning.

The Kit Store provides a wide range of equipment that students can borrow to complete their projects. Staff can also borrow equipment to deliver their practical sessions. 

It houses a wide range of equipment from industry standard manufacturers, including cameras, audio, lighting, and more.

Staff at the Kit Store are trained in various relevant departments and are available to give advice on all the equipment within the store, to help you realise your project.

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Student using the materials library

Materials library

The Ravensbourne materials library is curated by Material ConneXion, a business that introduces brands to the latest material innovations.

The materials scientists at Material ConneXion select innovative materials relevant to the courses at Ravensbourne and that reflect current trends in design and manufacturing.

Samples of these materials are then added to the library so students and staff can browse the physical collection for inspiration, material ideas and applications.

The library hosts 1,500 material samples and an interactive table for further research and access to the Material ConneXion database.

External visitor information

If you wish to come and see the materials library and have a short tour, please contact us to organise.

The materials library can be used by external students registered with the SCONUL access scheme.

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Girl sitting in library

Library at Ravensbourne

The Ravensbourne University library has a large collection of print, online and multimedia resources available for staff and students to use.

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woman sat working at imac suite

iMac suite at Ravensbourne

iMac suite at Ravensbourne University - ideal for design students and computing students.

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Outside Ravensbourne University

Ravensbourne building

Ravensbourne building

Ravensbourne building

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