Bachelor of Architecture

The Bachelor of Architecture programme is a five-year curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Architecture degree. The aim of this programme is to create a strong sense of awareness within the students, so that they can make valuable contribution in their respective fields and help create a better environment by the application of the knowledge gained through this course. This is a professional degree that fulfils the educational requirements of a licensed architect.

With a firm grounding in architectural history, students will have knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and diverse cultural underpinnings of the discipline of architecture. They will also learn the ethical and practical aspects of the architectural profession in society both locally and globally.

The programme provides opportunities for general education as well as preparation for professional practice and/or post graduate study.

Modules

The programme of study will include the following modules:

  • Architectural Graphic
  • History of Art and Architecture
  • Design Studio
  • Film Appreciation
  • Computer Graphics
  • Building Materials & Finishes
  • Graphic Art
  • CAD
  • Design Theory
  • Society & the Architecture of Bengal
  • Environment & Design I (Climate and Design)
  • Structures II (Basic Mechanics of Solid)
  • Construction Methods & Details
  • Basic Planning
  • Working Drawing
  • Plumbing - Building Services I
  • Environment & Design II (Sonic)
  • Structures III (Mechanics of Solid)
  • Photography
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Geotechnical & Foundation Engineering
  • Electrical Equipment - Building Services II
  • Environment & Design III (Visual)
  • Structures IV (Reinforced Concrete Design)
  • Interior Design
  • Rural Architecture & Planning
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Tropical Architecture
  • Mechanical Equipment - Building Services III
  • Structures V (Steel and Timber Structures)
  • Landscape
  • Housing
  • Urban Anthropology & Design
  • Health Facilities Planning & Design
  • Survey Techniques & Analytical Methods
  • Exhibition & Event Management Planning
  • Professional Practice
  • Cost Estimation
  • Structures VI (Elements of Building Structures)
  • Commercial, Industrial & Educational Building Planning & Design
  • Fire Safety Measures


All students are required to produce a Dissertation, Portfolio and Exhibition at the end of their Honours final year.

Career Options

  • Staff Architect
  • Architectural Consultant
  • Commercial Interior Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Landscape Designer
  • Stage Designer
  • Set Designer