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Bachelor of Science in Architecture

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At a Glance

  • Credential: Degree
  • Credits: 120
  • Next Start: Monthly

Take part in Canada’s first online architecture program. Athabasca University and Architecture Canada, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) have formed a partnership to offer the program, which provides 2 routes to your education in architecture.

  • 31

    Average Age

  • $72k

    Average Salary

Source: Institutional Data Analysis

Q: Why take the Bachelor of Science in Architecture?

A:

The BSc Arch is a pre-professional program. It will prepare you for AU’s Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Architecture(PBDA) or a master’s program in Architecture at other institutions.

Q: How long will it take to complete?

A:

Finish this program in as little as 3 years (post-diploma route) or 4 years (degree route) of full-time study. Or work at your own pace and take as long as you need. There is no time limit for completion.

Program Overview

Take part in Canada’s first online architecture program. Athabasca University and Architecture Canada, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) have formed a partnership to offer the program, which provides 2 routes to your education in architecture.

  • The traditional route of completing pre-professional training (the Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BSc Arch)), followed by a Masters of Architecture (from another university), and internship.
  • The RAIC Syllabus program, which is a work/study program that ensures you qualify for certification of your education upon completion.

AU’s BSc Arch has a strong focus on environmental and community sustainability. The program includes 6 areas of study:

  • technical
  • history
  • theory
  • communications
  • professional practice
  • design studios

Why take the Bachelor of Science in Architecture?

The BSc Arch is a pre-professional program. It will prepare you for AU’s Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Architecture(PBDA) or a master’s program in Architecture at other institutions.

Completing the BSc Arch alone will be beneficial for careers in urban and construction planning and design, as well as studies of the built environment.

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