Architecture, Architectural Technologies and Interior Design UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

Creative courses with great links to industry mean that you will build your career on solid foundations at Derby, ranked 1st in the East Midlands for graduate prospects*.

A forward-thinking city, Derby is the birthplace of innovation – so where better to study for your degree?

We are recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Institure of Architectural Technologists and work closely with employers to ensure that our courses meet industry needs and stay at the forefront of developments in thinking and practice in this rapidly changing world. You’ll learn in well resourced, professional design studios, and will get hands-on in our traditional workshop facilities.

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“Completing a placement has been such a valuable experience; it’s shown me how the job role I’m aiming for works in the real world.”

Why you should study Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Derby
Nicholas Ledden's design for the Assembly Rooms lit up at night

How our students' designs wowed Derby

Our students were asked for ideas on how to regenerate Derby city centre. Their designs have been called “great”, “superb”, “fantastic”, "imaginative" and "brilliant".

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About our courses

Why you should study Architecture, Architectural Technologies and Interior Design at the University of Derby

Facilities

We have a studio space dedicated to Architectural Technologies courses. These creative spaces are used for lectures/ seminars, one to one sessions, group work and presentations to employers. 

Virtual tour of the Architectural Technologies Studios at Markeaton Street
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What our Architecture, Architectural Technologies and Interior Design graduates do

Degrees recognised by industry mean that you’ll have plenty to offer employers after graduation.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

Architecture student working in the studio
Architecture model
Female student working in the Architecture studio