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    I am doing a levels next year. I really don't know whether to take architecture as a course at university. I am thinking of most probably taking biology chemistry and maths at a level (to keep "options open" for other jobs) and most universities don't have any a level subject requirements and maths is a subject they prefer? i would take art but it is too time consuming as i have learnt from GCSE. Can someone who is studying/has studied/knows about architcture tell me what it's like??
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    (Original post by diva.http)
    I am doing a levels next year. I really don't know whether to take architecture as a course at university. I am thinking of most probably taking biology chemistry and maths at a level (to keep "options open" for other jobs) and most universities don't have any a level subject requirements and maths is a subject they prefer? i would take art but it is too time consuming as i have learnt from GCSE. Can someone who is studying/has studied/knows about architcture tell me what it's like??
    Have a look at https://www.architecture.com/Files/R...chitecture.pdf

    It gives a good overview of the pathway involved as well as what activities you should do to gain entry to a university degree as well as guidance on finding work experience (worthwhile doing during your A levels if architecture is something you're considering - it'll give you a better idea if it's the right career for you).

    Even without art A level you'll need a portfolio of work to present at interview - some universities offer summer schools that you can use to help build your portfolio (as well as get a bit of a taster of university life (eg http://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-cour...-design-media/ ) or to get a taste of architecture as a degree (eg http://www.summer-schools.info/tag/architecture or http://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-cour...ecture-summer/ )
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    If you think GCSE art is too time consuming then architecture isn't for you.
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    (Original post by diva.http)
    I am doing a levels next year. I really don't know whether to take architecture as a course at university. I am thinking of most probably taking biology chemistry and maths at a level (to keep "options open" for other jobs) and most universities don't have any a level subject requirements and maths is a subject they prefer? i would take art but it is too time consuming as i have learnt from GCSE. Can someone who is studying/has studied/knows about architcture tell me what it's like??
    you want to consider studying something at degree level that involves a lot of 'time consuming things' but wont pick at because at GCSE level it was already too time consuming? logic.
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    (Original post by Justmoll28)
    you want to consider studying something at degree level that involves a lot of 'time consuming things' but wont pick at because at GCSE level it was already too time consuming? logic.
    hm i guess everything will be time consuming anyway and if i enjoy it i might take art. Do you do architecture?
 
 
 
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