Course in Architecture Studies

Top Courses in Architecture Studies

Architecture Studies

Architecture is a concept that most people are familiar with, even if they do not understand everything that goes into designing a building or structure. In order to become an architect, students must complete classes, earn a degree, and become certified.

If you are wondering how professionals in this field complete their education before and after graduation, you should be asking, “What is a course in Architecture?” The simple answer is a course is a specialized way for student to get required instruction. Possible architecture studies courses include sustainable architecture, real estate development, sketchbook drawing workshops, and interior design. These classes are meant to supplement the student who already has a strong foundation in the basics.

It is helpful for even well-established architects to pursue additional coursework, even after becoming involved with a design firm. Courses sharpen their creativity and inventive nature while also allowing students to pursue new topics to stay on top of the competitive market.

If an architecture course is part of a four year degree, the cost may be reduced. However, solo courses may cost more or less, depending on where the student enrolls.

Taking a single course does not an architect make, yet these classes are still vital to the learning process as a whole. Such courses allow well-established designers to meet the expectations of their current employer or provide the leverage the person needs to negotiate a higher salary. The right courses also allow job seekers to find the position that fits their demands.

Perhaps the most convenient thing about individual courses is the capacity to be completed remotely via online learning opportunities. Combine on-campus and computer based classes to fit your schedule and get the additional education you need. Whether you are pursuing a four-year degree or want to bone up on interesting contemporary architectural concepts, you can find the coursework that is ideal for you online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Sustainable Land Use & Urban Transitions: Design for Deconstruction in Wood

EIT Climate-KIC’s Autumn School
Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2018 Sweden Gothenburg

Turn your research into practice with our two-week Ph.D. autumn school on design for deconstruction in wood. In the future, we will think of wood buildings not just as living or working places, but also as “temporal carbon storage” that will ideally be recirculated into new buildings. [+]

Design for Deconstruction in Wood - PhD Autumn school

Apply now - Applications close August 26th!

16-29 September 2018 - Gothenburg, Sweden

In the autumn of 2018, EIT Climate-KIC organises Catapult; a two week thematic summer school across Europe for PhD students. And we are open for recruitment!

During Catapult, new skills are acquired and innovative ideas brought to life. A combination of discussions with international academic experts and practitioners, creative transferable skills sessions, inspiring workshops, site visits and assignments create a unique learning experience for PhD students. In addition to the delivery of knowledge and skills, the programme is about connecting people and ideas.... [-]


MSc Modern Building Design

University of Bath
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 United Kingdom Claverton Down

Our master's is for students with a background in construction disciplines related to architecture and civil engineering who want to learn integrated approaches to building design. It introduces you to modern practices and focuses on integrated design. [+]

Develop the knowledge of modern building design practice, methodologies, and processes sought after by major engineering and design consultancies.

Our master's is for students with a background in construction disciplines related to architecture and civil engineering who want to learn integrated approaches to building design. It introduces you to modern practices and focuses on integrated design.

The first two semesters give you a thorough understanding of the issues related to working in the construction industry. You’ll learn about the challenges involved in managing the building design process. This includes understanding how to balance the often conflicting design tensions in projects. Being able to integrate regulatory requirements, low-carbon certification and basic building physics will prepare you to work in multidisciplinary environments.... [-]


Contemporary Architecture

European Cultural Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 3 weeks May 2019 Italy Venice

You love art, design, and architecture. You want to connect with people that move creative ideas forward right now. Experience Venice and the Venice Biennale together with like-minded students from all over the world. Here, you and your peers are immersed in the inspiring environment led by the renowned faculty and industry experts. Gain new skills to create a greater impact on your work immediately. [+]

About the course

You love art, design, and architecture. You want to connect with people that move creative ideas forward right now. Experience Venice and the Venice Biennale together with like-minded students from all over the world. Here, you and your peers are immersed in the inspiring environment led by the renowned faculty and industry experts. Gain new skills to create a greater impact on your work immediately.

Start any Monday, stay for any number of weeks:

Join for 1 week to focus on a particular topic; Join for 2 weeks to cover wider field of subjects; Join for 3 weeks for in-depth all-round experience and extra opportunities.

OR Join a 3-day Venice Biennale intense Crash Course... [-]


Architecture and Interior Design Course

Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC
Campus Part time 45 hours October 2018 Spain Barcelona

Aimed at professionals, students and amateurs: photography, architecture and interior design. [+]

Addressed to:

Professionals, students and amateurs: photography, architecture and interior design.

Goals:

Learn to register and explain the architectural space from the photograph.

Be able to make a professional photographic commission for architecture or interior design.

Contents:What is architectural photography and what are its applications.Knowledge and practice of the large format camera: perspective control.Use of large format cameras in small groups.Adapting the technique of the large format camera to the usual material of the students (camera and computer).Take advantage of outdoor and indoor light conditions.Knowledge of specific digital techniques. Practices in digital laboratory.Architecture as a subject of artistic photography. Limits of architectural photography.Conference-workshop with Ricardo Devesa, doctor architect, editor and professor.Practices:... [-]

Course in Business of Architecture

European School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 weeks July 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

You may have acquired some excellent abilities so far in design and planning, but do you possess the skills to enable your ideas to take form and say something about the environment you live in, about yourself? The Business of Architecture Program has been created to serve as a bridge between design and the real world, design table and built form. [+]

“Architecture is the science that permits the man to reveal his own integrity in built form, and an architect’s highest responsibility is, first of all, to become whole as an individual in order to best carry out this mission, and then be of service to the world that he has created around himself. The Business of Architecture is putting integrity into form.”

Founder and President Elio D’Anna

Education today seems to be the antithesis to the classical models laid out by the ancient Greeks in which schools the pupil were encouraged to question, to participate, and before all else - to know themselves. The European School of Economics believes that the world one lives in is none other than a reflection of the inner states he lives, and that the more one knows and therefore masters himself, the more he can create a world that is pleasing for himself and others. All courses at the European School of Economics are centered around the individual as their most vital element.The world is a mere reflection of the world we live and dream internally. An individual whose aim is order and beauty cannot help but manifest this integrity in the external world. A man who loves himself and so, the world around him cannot help but create, emanate and instill order wherever he goes.... [-]


Post-Graduate - International Course on Housing & Urban Development (ICHUD)

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Part time 3 months January 2019 Netherlands Rotterdam

3-month post-graduate diploma course - 95rd International Course on Housing and Urban Development: The modules of the master program guarantee the academic depth of the study, while at the same time complementary activities of more practical focus ... [+]

3-month post-graduate diploma course - 93rd International Course on Housing and Urban Development

Applicants have to select one of the following six specialisations in offer:

Urban Housing and Livelihoods (UHL) Integrated Planning and Strategies (IPS) Urban Land Development (ULD) Urban Competitiveness and Resilience (UCR) Urban Environmental Management and Climate Change (UECC) Managing and Financing Urban Infrastructure (MFUI)

In these courses, we offer the opportunity to join two modules of the specialisation period of the master programme: one module in the specialisation of your choice, and one elective module allowing you to tailor the study program to your own needs and interest.... [-]


Online Course: Linear Modeling

TU Delft Open & Online Education
Online Part time 8 weeks September 2018 Netherlands Netherlands Online

This course delivers the skillset in linear or structural modeling that is required to solve structural problems from which you can develop finite element (FE) models for practical applications. It also teaches how results can be correctly interpreted. [+]

OVERVIEW

This course delivers the skillset in linear or structural modeling that is required to solve structural problems from which you can develop finite element (FE) models for practical applications. It also teaches how results can be correctly interpreted. The course uses an open source FE package in a series of weekly practical sessions where models are constructed for sample problems and results are validated against simplified analytical models or open literature.

The majority of professionals in many branches of mechanical engineering will benefit from adding FEM to their skills array. The ability to develop modeling skills under supervision in a non-critical environment means that skills and techniques can be acquired in a logical, progressive manner.... [-]


Madrid - Engineering, Architecture & Science

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 Spain Madrid

This program is designed for engineering, architecture, and science students who want to take courses taught in English or Spanish at a prestigious and academically-challenging university — Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. [+]

Overview

As the leading center of industry, commerce, and technology research in Spain, Madrid is an ideal city to study engineering, architecture, and science and their applications in the professional world.

This program is designed for engineering, architecture, and science students who want to take courses taught in English or Spanish at a prestigious and academically-challenging university — Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Specialize your studies with a range of engineering courses, from aerospace to mechanical. General architecture courses—including introduction to architecture, drafting, and design courses—offer you unique insights to your field. Science courses provide you with the chance to study pharmaceutical science as well as food sciences, with courses in biology and chemistry, too. Mix disciplines or focus on a single field for more concentrated studies.... [-]


RIBA Professional Practice Part 3 Course

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom London

This course prepares candidates who already have recognized RIBA Part 2 qualifications in Architecture with adequate professional experience in preparing for their Part 3 Professional Examination. [+]

This popular and highly renowned course has been running for over thirty years. The course offers a rigorous and ethical professional practice course designed to be compatible with a range of business models and scales architects’ offices.

The course consists of a series of 18 evening lectures held weekly starting at 6.30 pm on Wednesdays. During the course, students are tutored on a one to one basis in the preparation of their 10,000 word Case Study, their 2,000-word Career Evaluation and their PEDR (the professional experience development record), monitored by the part 3 course director.

The part 3 course is validated by the RIBA, and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board. Appropriately qualified candidates who pass the part 3 Professional Practice Examination (and have a minimum of two years eligible professional experience) are eligible to apply to the Architects Registration Board to register as architects and join the Royal Institute of British Architects as a chartered member.... [-]


Architectural Draughting

Inscape Education Group Dubai
Campus Part time 16 weeks June 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

This course will give you a good introduction to the built environment. Skills taught include the following: an introduction to technical drawings, such as layout and orthographic projection, and an understanding of construction methods. [+]

Course overview

This course will give you a good introduction to the built environment. Skills taught include the following: an introduction to technical drawings, such as layout and orthographic projection, and an understanding of construction methods. Properties and characteristics of materials frequently used within the built environment, national building regulations, and basic design concept development methods and application. Project management skills such as task management, client management, milestone tracking and contingency planning. As well as visual Representation Techniques using 2 and 3-dimensional methods. Lastly, the course will address communication with team members using project plans or specifications.... [-]


Course in Architecture - Street Life Studies

CEPT | Summer Winter School
Campus Full time 12 days May 2019 India Ahmedabad

‘Street Life Studies’ puts forward the premise that the vitality of public spaces hinges on their ability to facilitate a diversity of often unexpected usages, movements, and interactions, by a broad spectrum of people, over varying time periods. It suggests that the street, as the fundamental public space of the city, is where this activity can and should occur. Within this framework, the course suggests designers may need to take a more active role in understanding, first hand, the complexity of an environment, in this case, the street, before designing for it. [+]

‘Street Life Studies’ puts forward the premise that the vitality of public spaces hinges on their ability to facilitate a diversity of often unexpected usages, movements, and interactions, by a broad spectrum of people, over varying time periods. It suggests that the street, as the fundamental public space of the city, is where this activity can and should occur.

Within this framework, the course suggests designers may need to take a more active role in understanding, first hand, the complexity of an environment, in this case, the street, before designing for it.

Student Learning Outcome:

Analyze: Undertake extensive on-field analysis of two urban streets in cross-cultural locations. Identify, document, deconstruct and compare their spaces, systems, users, and usages and interpret the driving forces behind them and key patterns arising. Propose: Drawing directly from on-field street studies, identify an urban 'issue' that is small-scale and human-focused as the basis for the formulation of a design proposal. Produce: Create quick, hand-drawn and digitally post-produced images to visually communicate urban observations, data and design proposals, at a technically simple but graphically powerful level. Collaborate: Work efficiently in small, multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural groups to complete a design task. Interpret: Outline, at a rudimentary level, a series of key contemporary and historical urban approaches and classify the processes of this course within these. Use a number of nominated texts to more rigorously interrogate on-field observations. ... [-]

Course : Cultural Heritage and the City

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 3 weeks November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Discover how cities develop their own unique cultures and explore key concepts related to cultural heritage. [+]

Cultural heritage is usually discussed in national or religious terms: we speak of Italian culture, Greek civilization, Islamic art, and so on. But today cities are creating their own heritage through museums, galleries, markets of artistic goods, and urban networks. Cities project themselves as cultural hubs representing and connecting entire regions, for example, Doha and the UAE, Singapore and Southeast Asia, Los Angeles and North America.

Using these and other examples, through this course you’ll explore exactly what is meant by urban cultural heritage and key concepts related to it.

What topics will you cover?

Cultural Heritage in an Urbanising World

What is cultural heritage? Cultural heritage policies Cities and their heritage ... [-]

Course in Landscaping

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

ICI gives you the opportunity to learn from successful landscaping professionals so you can acquire the skills you need to build your own career in the landscaping industry. Our course can be completed quickly and easily because we made all efforts to produce concise yet comprehensive modules. [+]

ICI gives you the opportunity to learn from successful landscaping professionals so you can acquire the skills you need to build your own career in the landscaping industry. Our course can be completed quickly and easily because we made all efforts to produce concise yet comprehensive modules.

Course Outline Landscape Design Landscape Planning Maintenance Cost Estimating Visual Analysis StreetScape Planting Design Visual Analysis Irrigation Monuments Exterior Lighting Urban Forestry Erosion Control Interior Planting Career Prospects

Our graduates can demonstrate the skills desired by employers so they enjoy do not only gain acceptance in the industry but also become preferred landscaping services providers. Aside from getting paid well, they can derive personal satisfaction in green spaces.... [-]


Garden Design Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 120 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and garden features. This home study course is designed in easy to follow units, with set exercises and assignments along the way to ensure you understand the areas covered. [+]

The Garden Design - Level 3 Course can help students to learn the principles of design in horticulture, and gain an excellent knowledge and experience of using plants and garden features.

This home study course is designed in easy to follow units, with set exercises and assignments along the way to ensure you understand the areas covered.

Students will have access to an experienced personal tutor by email who holds a degree in Botany (BSc Hons).

The course covers the following units:

Unit One - Garden Design & You Unit Two - What Good Design Achieves Unit Three - Starting to Design Unit Four - The Importance of Soils & Sites Unit Five - Starting Real Design Work Unit Six - Planning Unit Seven - Designing for Interest Unit Eight - Water in the Garden Unit Nine - Children & Pets Unit Ten - Gardening for Users with Disabilities, the Elderly and Garden Safety Unit Eleven - Upkeep & Maintenance Unit Twelve - Structures in the Garden Unit Thirteen - Marketing Your Garden Design Business Unit Fourteen - Tricks of the Trade ... [-]

Course - Programs in Garden Design

Inchbald School of Design
Campus Full time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

The Inchbald School of Design pioneered garden design training in the UK, providing courses that focused on garden design for the domestic environment. This remains our speciality, but we have expanded and refined our garden design courses to accommodate the increased demand for professionalism. [+]

Courses in Garden Design

The Inchbald School of Design pioneered garden design training in the UK, providing courses that focused on garden design for the domestic environment. This remains our speciality, but we have expanded and refined our garden design courses to accommodate the increased demand for professionalism.

The garden design school maintains strong connections with the garden design profession enabling us to place students with established designers. We continue to pride ourselves on the success of our students in the marketplace. Front-runners in the world of garden design include Inchbald garden design graduates.

Our Garden Design Courses

The comprehensive one-year course for the Diploma in Garden Design prepares students to enter the garden design profession. Through a series of practical design projects, underpinned by an understanding of garden design principles and concepts, students develop skills in garden design, design analysis, planting design, hard landscaping and construction, drawing and presentation.... [-]