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Architecture students develop highly desirable creative, visual, technical and design-based skills. As well as a career in architecture, see what other opportunities are open to you
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates of any degree subject, so don’t restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.
Finding work experience or an industrial placement will be highly beneficial to you. These types of opportunities help you to develop an understanding of architectural practices and the industry from the inside. You’ll make contacts in the industry and build your confidence as well as your skill set. Completing work experience also demonstrates to potential employers that you’re hardworking, reliable and motivated.
Architects work in a range of establishments. Graduates may be employed by small firms with fewer than ten employees. Public sector employers, such as local authorities and housing associations, employ a significant proportion of the profession, while some large organisations, such as banks and supermarkets, may have in-house architectural teams.
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Skills for your CV
While studying architecture, you’ll develop specific skills plus a range of transferable core skills that include: