Architectural Technology and Design | Dunboyne College of Further Education

Computers & Design Department

Architectural Technology and Design

Computer Aided Design 5M1940

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COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to availability and demand:

 

  •  Architectural Drawing

  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D)

  • Design Skills

  • Safety and Health at Work

  • Mathematics

  • Combined Materials

  • Drawing

  • Communications

  • Work Experience

WHAT IS ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN?

This one-year course is designed to provide learners with the valuable skills needed to work in the architecture and design sectors or to progress to third level options. Learners will gain a firm foundation in Computer Aided Design (CAD), which is used to create graphics and make calculations needed in the production of drawings, three-dimensional simulations, models and other design work. Students will be given the opportunity to prepare a portfolio in architecture or architectural technology to further aid their progression. Learners will gain skills in the areas of building design and sustainability.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • QQI Level 5 in Computer Aided Design 5M1940

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may pursue degree courses such as Architectural Technology or Architecture at TU Dublin, Waterford Institute of Technology, Sligo IT, Carlow IT and Galway Mayo IT. Students can progress onto the Level 6 QQI award in Architectural Technology and Design.

Graduates may also progress onto many other degrees at Level 7 and 8 in Universities and IT or private colleges around the country, along with progression options to the UK. Alternatively, students may progress directly into employment.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Leaving Cert or LCA
  • Mature students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification
  • 3-5 samples of drawing/painting or related work

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

TU Dublin – City Campus: TU832 Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years)

Waterford Institute of Technology: WD144: Architecture (Level 8, 4 Years)

TU Dublin – City Campus: TU831 Architectural Technology (Level 8, 4 Years)

TU Dublin – City Campus: TU811 Product Design (Level 8, 4 Years)

LIST OF COURSE FEES

Exam Fee €50
Non-Refund €30 €30
Student Registration Fee €50
Specialist Course Fees 2022 €120
DCFE Total Fee €250

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