- undertake career planning and research
- build your networks, meet employers and graduates
- gain essential work experience during your course
- attend industry events
- continually develop your professional portfolio
- get involved with relevant clubs and societies
- visit the
Careers Servicefor advice.
Knowledge and skills
- Presentation skills.
- Written and verbal communication.
- Teamwork and collaboration.
- Creativity, with proficiency in drawing and modelling.
- Awareness of industry trends and adherence to regulations.
- Flexibility and the ability to problem solve.
- Project management and efficient time planning.
- Attention to detail, particularly with data interpretation and analysis.
- IT skills (such as CAD/AutoCAD, or computer-aided design) and digital literacy.
- Researching and writing project proposals.
- Decision-making and negotiation.
- Personal development, through professional performance reflection.
96% of our architecture graduates are in work or further study
88% of our architecture graduates are in highly skilled work or further study
92% of architecture graduates agreeing that their current activity is meaningful
- Prospects – What can I do with architecture degree
- Prospects – Building and construction management
- Prospects – Quantity surveying
- The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
- Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
- The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
- Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- Architects Registration Board (ARB)
- The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
- Architectural Assistant
- Building Surveyor
- Building Energy Consultant
- Graduate Architect
- CAD Technician
- Quantity Surveyor
- Freelance Designer
- Site Engineer
- Mechanical/Architectural Engineer
- Graduate Architect/Project Manager/Construction Manager
- Project Manager
- VFX Designer
- Client Advisor
- Architectural Technologist
- AG Design and Construction
- Bond Bryan
- Design Engine Architects
- Eric Cole Ltd.
- Holder Mathias Architects
- Hyde and Hyde Architects
- Make Architects
- Mark Waghorn Design
- Prewett Bizley
- Quattro Design Architects Ltd
- RS Studio
- South Central
- SRA Architects
- Studio Lime Architect
MA Architectural Design
MA Communication Design
MA Experience Design
MSc Low Carbon Architectural Engineering
PhD Built Environment
Some useful websites to help you find a suitable post-graduate programme:
Careers Service support
- effective career planning
- job hunting techniques
- finding part-time work
- CVs and interviews
- mastering LinkedIn
- and more.
Connect with graduates
- search LinkedIn for ‘University of Plymouth’
- select ‘Alumni’
- filter the results by subject, sector, company or location.
Other advice and guidance
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