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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

Architecture and Design

(including Foundation)

Founded in 1908, the School of Architecture and Design is a wide-ranging design house which explores design through the scales. We equip our students for life beyond graduation through our extensive industry connections by blurring the boundaries between academia and practice, ensuring our graduates are confident, independent, and well-rounded citizens and professionals.

Meet Mat

Deputy Head of Birmingham School of Architecture and Design

Hear from Mat, qualified architect and Director of Technical Studies at Birmingham School of Architecture and Design. Matt will describe what it's really like to be an Architecture and Design student here at BCU. He'll also tell you everything you need to know about this subject, from the courses on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, plus our amazing placement opportunities and the many exciting career paths you can choose.

What you'll see at a City Centre Open Day

Our student Shelby takes you on a tour of our City Centre campus, showing you what an Open Day at BCU is really like.

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See our facilities

The Parkside Building, City Centre Campus

Get your first impression of the Parkside building and experience the fantastic facilities it has to offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

See Architecture and Design facilities

Meet the undergraduate team

As a student within the Birmingham School of Architecture and Design, you’ll be part of a creative and collaborative community and will benefit from our excellent resources, including state-of-the-art facilities and academic expertise.

Meet the team

Why study Architecture and Design?

Find out why studying Architecture and Design at BCU could be the best choice for you

View Architecture and Design courses

Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for Architecture is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us in September.

Join the group

More information

  • Help Desk

  • Finance next steps

  • Accommodation next steps

  • Preparing for the hotline

  • Return to Clearing Open Day

Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

Read our guide

Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

Return to Clearing Open Day