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Top Diploma Programs in Architecture Studies

Obtaining a diploma is the perfect option for a student who wants to further studies in a field or discipline. Diploma programs are usually a one to two year course of instruction in a specialized field. Students are able to study for a diploma at any number of institutions, including community colleges, technical schools, and universities.

What is a diploma in architecture studies? This discipline concentrates on building design for residential and commercial markets. It encompasses a variety of skills essential to structure design including drafting, computer aided design, and modelling. It combines both project-based learning as well as theory and implementation. This diploma prepares students for rewarding and focused careers in design and infrastructure technology.

Earning a diploma in architecture can help students prepare for a higher degree or qualify for an entry-level position in architectural design, drafting, or building information systems. Drafting by hand or through the aid of computer technology is in demand in the field of architecture, and students will be trained for these positions.

The cost of a diploma program depends on the institution offering it as well as the country where the learning institution is located. Students should explore educational options by contacting potential institutions directly and make decisions based on their own needs and prospects.

Students who earn a diploma in architecture will be proficient in building design and drafting. They can anticipate going into a number of fields within architecture. Possible jobs include a draftsperson, building designer, CAD (computer aided design) technician, and a building information modeler. People with this diploma are in high demand because they have been trained with the most recent technology in the competitive field of building design.

People who want to earn an architecture diploma have options for classwork, including earning an online degree. Full or part time class work offers students choices to meet their needs as they learn new skills. 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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17 Results in Architecture Studies

MADIN USAL

The Modulo_diploma of historical interior design looks to use the design as a tool for regeneration of the inhabited environment, and economic engine, considering however ... [+]

DATES: Free and Customized. Recommendation: 2.5 months (1 March- 15 May) MODALITY: ONLINE CREDITS: 15 PRICE: € 1,125 RECIPIENTS: graduates, graduates, interested in design as a tool for regeneration of the inhabited environment.

OBJECTIVE

The Modulo_diploma of historical interior design aims to use the design as a tool for regeneration of the inhabited environment, and economic engine, considering however the constraints of material, socio-cultural, and historical pre-existences (understood as historical not specifically patrimonial) and analyzing the viability of the project under different points of view.

DEVELOPMENT

The diploma module will be developed in 5 different subjects, which look to analyze and learn to design interiors of different economic and social nature, under the same guideline of viability.... [-]

Spain Salamanca
September 2019
Spanish
Part-time
Online
MADIN USAL

Specific topics of rehabilitation will be developed, the student will learn the appropriate technical terminology, however, being very personalized teaching each student ... [+]

DATES: Free and Customized. Recommendation: 2.5 months (15 December - 28 February). MODALITY: ONLINE. (With possibility of optional face-to-face tutorials). CREDITS: 15 PRICE: € 1,125.

Specific topics of rehabilitation will be developed, the student will learn the appropriate technical terminology, however, being very personalized teaching each student will mark his own level.

We think that a specific module on rehabilitation is necessary to understand urban regeneration in its entirety by applying the new technologies for the improvement of habitability, accessibility, for a safe, healthy and accessible environment.

Knowledge of the Building of the XX century Procedures in Architectural Rehabilitation Renovation of the building of the 20th century Energy rehabilitation Procedures in Architectural Restoration. ... [-]
Spain Salamanca
September 2019
Spanish
Part-time
3 months
Online
College Boreal

This program allows to acquire the necessary professional skills in accordance with accepted practices in architecture to perform the work of Technician in an architectur ... [+]

This program allows to acquire the necessary professional skills in accordance with accepted practices in architecture to perform the work of Technician in an architectural firm or on site during the construction period.

The training is distinguished by the integration of skills in the field of construction by means of workshop projects that support architectural concepts. Thus, the student or the student uses skills gained from visualizing a concept, its design and its manufacturing workshop to verify its integrity. This approach allows to start with a comprehensive and practical approach.

Technicians or architectural technicians work in teams under the supervision of architects or consultants to carry documents or drawings for the construction and verify the concept and all changes made during the design period are in good due form and in accordance with different codes. They participate in the on-site monitoring to ensure that the building meets all the documents from the office of architects and consultants.... [-]

Canada Sudbury Hearst Kapuskasing Temiskaming Shores Timmins Toronto Windsor Niagara Falls Temiscaming North Bay  + 7 More
September 2019
French (Canada)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Institute of Technology Development of Canada

These diploma programs focus on preparing the student to work in a variety of interior design positions. These programs will give students theoretical knowledge and the h ... [+]

These diploma programs focus on preparing the student to work in a variety of interior design positions. These programs will give students theoretical knowledge and the hands-on skills necessary to be successful. Students will acquire industry standard software and technical skills and the knowledge to apply current industry policies, practices, procedures, and tools. Students will create a portfolio that showcases their professional interior design talents. Interior Design Diploma has an optional co-op component that can be taken after competition of the academic year.

The two options are:

Interior Design Diploma Interior Design Diploma with Co-op Admission requirements Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia, 19 years or older) Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements. Career opportunities ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Indian Institute Of Film And Animation

A comprehensive study of architecture and its applied aspects. ... [+]

Software & Content

The objective of this program is to

English communication History of Architecture Materials of Construction Engineering Mathematics Architectural Graphics Visual Art & Drawing Applied Science Basic Computer Skills Model Making Building Construction & Drawing Estimation & Costing Building Services CAD Presentation Technique & Model Making Mechanics of Structures Visual Presentation Architectural Drawing Surveying Practice Program Eligibility Minimum qualification – 10th /PUC/Any degree Basic artistic skills will be an added advantage Fundamental knowledge in operating a computer Duration

3 Months, Daily Class, 4 Hours... [-]

India Bengaluru
July 2019
3 - 6 months
Campus
Geomatika University College

Architecture combines both art and science of designing buildings and (some) non-building structures. It is a profession that develops, designs, plans and manages buildin ... [+]

DIPLOMA IN ARCHITECTURE

Architecture combines both art and science of designing buildings and (some) non-building structures. It is a profession that develops, designs, plans and manages building and its surrounding context. Architecture is a rich discipline covering a diverse scope ranging from the design of various types of buildings within the urban, rural, community, ecological and regional areas. Architects serves not only as designers but they also help create buildings that responds to human habitation in diverse cultural and ecological contexts.

The School offers Diploma in Architecture to candidates who are interested to pursue their studies in a career within the design and construction industry. Students will be exposed to the knowledge and skills required in planning, design and researches for areas such as housing, institutional, industrial, and commercial. Our program always consult the Architect Association Malaysia (PAM) on the requirements of the course outline provided to ensure that it is at par with other architectural schools accredited by the Board of Architect Malaysia (LAM).... [-]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
January 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
College Boreal

This program allows to acquire the necessary professional skills in accordance with accepted practices in architecture to perform the work of Technician in an architectur ... [+]

This program is taught in French, click here for the French Translation of the program

This program allows to acquire the necessary professional skills in accordance with accepted practices in architecture to perform the work of Technician in an architectural firm or on site during the construction period.

The training is distinguished by the integration of skills in the field of construction by means of workshop projects that support architectural concepts. Thus, the student or the student uses skills gained from visualizing a concept, its design and its manufacturing workshop to verify its integrity. This approach allows to start with a comprehensive and practical approach.... [-]

Canada Sudbury Hearst Kapuskasing Temiskaming Shores Timmins Toronto Windsor Niagara Falls Temiscaming North Bay  + 7 More
September 2019
French (Canada)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
National Design Academy

STUDY FLEXIBLY ONLINE, COURSE FEES FROM £61.88 PER MONTH SUBSIDISED BY FUNDING. START ANY TIME OF YEAR Turn your Garden Design hobby into your career, with this distance ... [+]

STUDY FLEXIBLY ONLINE, COURSE FEES FROM £61.88 PER MONTH SUBSIDISED BY FUNDING.

Turn your Garden Design hobby into your career, with this distance learning Level 3 Diploma. If your friends often ask you to help design their garden, if you are ‘hooked’ on garden programmes & magazines, then this is the course for you!

The garden is often considered to be an extension of the home, especially during the summer months. Consequently, the National Design Academy offers a Diploma in Garden Design which provides students with the opportunity to learn the skills required to design an outdoor area. The course covers a variety of topics such as:-

The background & history of Garden Design, The role of the garden Designer Presentation Techniques The components of Garden Design Understanding plants for Garden Design Selecting plant types for Garden Design Using Hard landscaping materials Furniture & Features Producing a garden design Professional Practice for Garden Design The final project... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2019
Part-time
10 - 12 months
Online
University of Nicosia

The Architecture Programme provides students with a comprehensive set of skills to prepare them for a career in Architecture. The architecture design studio is the centra ... [+]

Duration (years): 5 Qualification Awarded: Professional Diploma in Architecture Level of Qualification: Professional Diploma (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English (First and second-year courses also offered in Greek) Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 300 Profile of the Programme

The Architecture Programme provides students with a comprehensive set of skills to prepare them for a career in Architecture. The architecture design studio is the central core of the curriculum. This is supported by the four thematic areas: architectural history and theory, architectural technology (construction, structures, environment), architectural communication (skills and techniques) and architectural management and practice. Electives are also included in the course of study to ensure that students receive a well-rounded academic base that will enhance both their personal and professional development. The programme prepares graduates to continue their studies if they wish to pursue an academic career, and/or prepares them for a labour market orientation. The programme was developed through working closely with the professional associations of Cyprus, thus graduates are prepared to work in the local industry if they so choose. The programme has been designed in accordance with the eleven points of the European Commission’s Architects Directive for the transformation of higher education in Europe initiated by the Bologna declaration. At the same time, it acknowledges the importance of constructing a unique identity and catering for diversity in architectural education as influenced by local conditions (culture, climate, local market and needs etc.)... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
5 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

This qualification is intended for planning technicians working in government and non-governmental sectors. Students would, in a team, be able to perform in both spatial ... [+]

This qualification is intended for planning technicians working in government and non-governmental sectors. Students would, in a team, be able to perform in both spatial and non-spatial planning fields, using appropriate technology, in order to critically respond to the challenges in the built environment. Learners may apply for registration as a Technical Planner with SACPLAN, after having met specific SACPLAN requirements.

Outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualifying student should be able to:

Research and plan, within the built and natural environment, to assist in facilitating land use planning, control and development. Apply appropriate technology in the process of planning land use and development. Apply communication skills in retrieving and disseminating information. Apply interpretive skills in town planning-related matters. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009). Recommended subjects: Geography or Drawing. N3 Certificate, with a minimum pass of 60% in Mathematics and English. Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements. Experiential learning ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The Department of Architecture offers the Diploma in Architecture, which has unconditional validation from the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and the Commonwealth Assoc ... [+]

Architectural professionals are involved in shaping the built environment. Their efforts are evident everywhere, from the simple construction of a low-cost housing project to the sophisticated erection of skyscrapers. Architectural professionals are employed in the design, technological resolution and management of construction projects.

The Department of Architecture offers the Diploma in Architecture, which has unconditional validation from the Architectural Profession (SACAP) and the Commonwealth Association for Architecture (CAA).

Diploma in Architecture Brochure

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South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Campus
The Design Ecademy - Online Design Courses

Accredited Landscape Design course - Get Landscaping Design qualification in 2 yrs with potential for full BA. Online courses, no experience or qualifications required ... [+]

This is the perfect Landscape Design Course if you are serious about building a career as a Landscape Designer and you want to design private and commercial landscapes

This Landscape Design Course is an internationally recognised award that qualifies you to offer both private and commercial landscape design services. This HND in Landscape Design Course will look at advanced planting techniques, designing & building hardscape structures and incorporating services within your design, such as outdoor lighting, irrigation and drainage. This course will give you the additional skills and knowledge you need to design outdoor spaces of all shapes and sizes and on multiple levels, including sloping sites.... [-]

The Design Ecademy - Online Design Courses

Accredited Interior Design Courses - you can be an Interior Designer in 2 yrs & continue up to BA Interior Design. Online courses, no experience or qualifications req ... [+]

This is the perfect Interior Design Course if you are serious about a career in Interior Design and you want to design residential and commercial interiors

This Interior Design Course is an internationally recognised award that qualifies you to offer both residential and commercial interior design services. This Interior Design Course will train you to work with all the structural elements that define interior space so that you can reshape a building’s internal structure and renovate small to medium size buildings. If you want to design kitchens and bathrooms, focus on high-end residential projects or work in the commercial interior design arena – then this is the interior design course for you…... [-]

Fanshawe College

The buildings of the future need qualified and inspired architects today. Combining creativity with the hands-on world of construction, Fanshawe's Architectural Technolog ... [+]

Combining creativity with the hands-on world of building construction

The buildings of the future need qualified and inspired architects today. Combining creativity with the hands-on world of construction, Fanshawe's Architectural Technology program will introduce you to the dynamic, exciting and always in-demand world of building design.

The potential for growth and career satisfaction in the architectural field is high. With your advanced diploma, you'll learn the principles of design, focusing your ideas into projects that have the potential to succeed. As well, you'll learn about contemporary building methods and structural and environmental engineering in our architecture technology courses. With the promising growth of environmentally sustainable buildings, our technology-focused program will give you the knowledge of the latest architectural trends and techniques. Through our building inspector courses, you'll be able to follow your passions and hone the skills that excite you.... [-]

Canada London Simcoe Saint Thomas Woodstock  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to strengthen your knowledge and professional leadership in the urban field through tools, innovative methodologies and critical thinking ... [+]

objective

Strengthen your knowledge and professional leadership in the urban field through tools, innovative methodologies and critical thinking that contribute to the development of metropolitan planning from different disciplines, highlighting the design capabilities.

Benefits of the programLearn the most relevant theoretical concepts and methods related to urbanization processes and metropolitan discipline.Discuss and get to know the experience of experts and academics, national and international, who participate in the development of the discipline.The opportunity to travel to London for two weeks to attend workshops in the AA, participate in meetings with local authorities and know places of interest.You will be prepared to address the contemporary challenges of today's world: climate change, urban migration, new technologies, urban expansion, governability, metropolitan coordination, among others.You will receive a diploma issued by the Tec de Monterrey and the Architectural Association, institutions of great international prestige.Addressed to... [-]
Mexico Monterrey Zapopan Santa Fe Oaxaca  + 1 More
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
96 hours
Campus