New Delhi, May 30: World University of Design has partnered with School of Architecture of Oxford Brookes University, UK, to offer a unique 3-year BA (Hons) course in Built Environment and Habitat Studies.
"Graduates of the BA(H) programme will be able to gain direct entry to the Masters programme in Applied Design in Architecture (MArchD) at Oxford Brookes. This two year professional master’s course allows one to add an area of specialisation to one's degree," said WUD Vice-Chancellor Sanjay Gupta.
The course is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB) with part II exemption. Also, the school is affiliated with ACSA (USA).
The postgraduates will be able to practice in the UK and work with Indian architectural firms after acquiring the qualification.
The entry to BA(H) programme is by open selection and does not require a NATA score/eligibility conditions for admission.
Admission details are available online at http://worlduniversityofdesign.ac.in. Forms can be submitted online as well as offline for the Entrance Exams scheduled for late June 2019.
"The three-year interdisciplinary UG course covers a range of subjects relevant to the professional disciplines’ that students may wish to follow in following years," it was stated.
The course introduces a wide range of relevant disciplines including study of human settlements, universal design, sociology, sustainability, spatial planning, art & culture, behavioural science and environmental studies that are relevant and in demand across careers like architectural assistant, built environment designer (in areas such as heritage), project management, policy and advisory, urban and rural planning, estate management, architectural/built environment journalist, BIM modeler, architectural renderer, project manager and quantity surveying consultant among others. (UNI)