International Year One in Architecture

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of a professionally-accredited undergraduate architecture degree at Newcastle University.

Key information

  • Classes are taught in the stimulating environment of the Architecture Studio set in a historic building.
  • An open design-studio culture, with emphasis on the development of manual creativity and design skills.
  • Practical learning introduces students to construction materials and technologies, research methods and computer-aided drawing.
  • Demonstrate imaginative design responses to user needs within a natural and/or built context through practical projects.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
17
Academic requirements
Satisfactory completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation programme, first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent. You will be required to provide a portfolio as part of the application. This should document your experiences and the expertise you have gained in previous studies. It should demonstrate a range of core skills and a basic understanding of architecture.
English language entry requirements
3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Dates & Fees


September 2022 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 26 September 2022 - Fri 23 June 2023
£21,825

January 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 8 September 2023
£21,825

Modules

Compulsory Modules
Architectural Communication
20 Credits
Architectural Design 1
20 Credits
Architectural Design 2
20 Credits
Architecture History and Theory
20 Credits
Architecture Technology
20 Credits
English for Academic Purposes
20 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Architecture and Urban Planning-BA (Hons)
60%
65
No less than 50% in each module.

Architecture-BA (Hons)
60%
65
Architectural Design 1 and Architectural Design 2 (60% average) with no less than 50% in each module

Entry requirements

Age requirement
17
Academic requirements
Satisfactory completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation programme, first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent. You will be required to provide a portfolio as part of the application. This should document your experiences and the expertise you have gained in previous studies. It should demonstrate a range of core skills and a basic understanding of architecture.
English language entry requirements
3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Dates & Fees


September 2023 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 25 September 2023 - Fri 21 June 2024

January 2024 start
(3 Terms)
Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 6 September 2024

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available
Degree
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Architecture and Urban Planning-BA (Hons)
60%
65
No less than 50% in each module.

Architecture-BA (Hons)
60%
65
Architectural Design 1 and Architectural Design 2 (60% average) with no less than 50% in each module