Hoahoaka Architectural Studies

Excellent job opportunities are increasing for students of Architectural Studies due to the rebuilding of homes and commercial premises in Christchurch, and the resolving of the nationwide leaky building crisis.

With our qualifications you be well set to meet this demand. Whether you choose to study architectural technology, interior design, construction management or quantity surveying, our team of design and architectural professionals can get you there.

Our lecturers and tutors are professionals in the fields they teach and know the variety of solutions that can be applied to design challenges. They will show you how excellent visual, oral and written communication will help smooth a project's way and also connect you with their industry colleagues to enhance your abilities with real world experience.

Our Architectural Studies facilities are located at our Madras Street Campus in Christchurch.

Subjects

Ara Institute of Canterbury Architectural studies teach; architectural technology, construction management, interior design, and quantity surveying.

Facilities and resources

You'll enjoy specialist facilities, including computer labs and design studios. History and theory classes are delivered in lecture style, and you'll also participate in classroom-based participatory tutorials with your fellow students.

  • Computer laboratories
  • Interior design studios
  • Architectural design CAD suites
  • Innovative interior design software
  • Industry standard draughting tables
  • Publishing services and on-site printery
  • Model-making equipment and workshops

Industry and community

Employers seek our graduates knowing they are ready to contribute their creative energy, enthusiasm and ideas.

Our industry partnerships ensure we respond quickly to marketplace demands and provide the skills and qualifications employers tell us they need you to have right now.

As a student of Architectural Studies you will graduate to find employers' doors wide open, knowing you are highly skilled and well trained to be industry-ready from day one.

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