Design for Future Living with Foundation year BA (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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Course info

UCAS CODE 1032
Do you enjoy design and want to work creatively from the scale of a product to the city? Do you want to get hands-on with materials and making? Are you interested in interdisciplinary working and want to learn entrepreneurial design business skills?Design for Future Living aims to develop exciting and innovative design thinking, questioning preconceptions about how society lives now and into the future. Developed in collaboration with TV architect George Clarke’s Ministry of Building, ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
108th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
84th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
52nd

Start date and duration

Start date
20-SEP-21
Full Time Including Foundation Year
4 Years

Architecture

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 89 = 11% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Architecture graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Architecture graduate salary
£20,000

Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Architecture

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
40%
Mathematics
24%
Graphic Communication
17%
3D Design
16%
Psychology
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,000 per year
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International Students
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How Design (Non-Industrial) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 13 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 31%
3 star 38%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,789 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 46%
3 star 22%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%

Where you'll study

Birmingham City University

Parkside Building Cardigan Street Birmingham
B4 7BD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Moor Street  0.4 miles away

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