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    Hey! I received offers from both UWE and North universities for architecture and am not sure which one to chose. It's Bsc in Bristol and BA in Newcastle. I'm an international student and I've only been to Newcastle but not to Bristol, so I can't really compare them..
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    (Original post by Olsevi)
    Hey! I received offers from both UWE and North universities for architecture and am not sure which one to chose. It's Bsc in Bristol and BA in Newcastle. I'm an international student and I've only been to Newcastle but not to Bristol, so I can't really compare them..
    Any help is well appreciated
    Hi! The main deciding factor should be which course you prefer the look of - I'm not sure about Northumbria, but the UWE course seems slightly more on the technical side of Architecture, for example.

    I'd say the reputation of the UWE course is better than that of the Northumbria one, but reputation isn't very important especially just for Part 1. In terms of the cities, Bristol is larger and more diverse, whereas Newcastle is a nice size and not so busy, and both seem to have plenty on offer for students (attractions, nightlife, etc.). Something else to consider is that Northumbria is pretty close to the town centre of Newcastle, whereas UWE is a campus quite far from the centre of Bristol.

    Hope that helps
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    Hi!My firm and second choice universities were Newcastle and Sheffield, with Northumbria as one of my 5 options. However after a slight lack of UCAS points, I ended up re applying to Northumbria through the clearing scheme. After recently graduating from Northumbria with a 2:1 in architecture, I can tell you that I was absolutely blown away by the course structure. The course thoroughly straddles the multi-disciplinary nature of the profession, with intensive training through from artistic to complete technical design. The university faculty places a massive focus on regional contextualism, driving students to develop schemes which respond rationally to their surroundings. With a large emphasis on the importance of model making, the university has recently invested thousands in a new rapid prototyping suite; with 20 plus 3D printers freely available for use. Plus early 2019 sees the opening of the new specialised architecture department building. I can't comment on the course structure of UWE in the slightest, however as a student from Bristol, living in the incredible city that is Newcastle, I don't think you'll be dissapointed.Hope that helps!
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    Uwe architecture is great. I’m there now and just going into my second year. It’s not too technical but it involves the technical side. It’s intense but every architecture course is. I love it just because of its good balance between the two and obviously Bristol is a great area. They are at times a bit unorganised but the main structure is perfect and gets everyone up to the same level in year 1 and just works on improving your basic skills whilst introducing you to the fundamentals of architecture. Message me if you need any more help
 
 
 
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