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Architectural Technology and Design 2

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Pearse College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 6M4989
QQI Award Code 6M4989 Architectural Technology and Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

You will have the opportunity to develop further knowledge and gain a deeper understanding of the principles of construction and of building design that will aid in the detailing of a range of diverse building types. This will provide the opportunity to interact with the various disciplines within the professions associated with construction.

What will you Study?

You will have the opportunity to develop further knowledge and gain a deeper understanding of the principles of construction and of building design that will aid in the detailing of a range of diverse building types.  This will provide the opportunity to interact with the various disciplines within the professions associated with construction.
This course offers a direct link to the second year of the BSc in Architectural Technology in Waterford Institute of Technology.


Building Technology and Design
Architectural Drawing and Presentation
Concrete Detailing
Surveying
Computer Aided design
Design
Environmental Studies
Communications
Architectural Model Making
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
AATDX 6M4989

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Building, Construction & Property
Art, Craft & Design
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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