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Degree in Architecture Studies

Vallès School of Architecture (ETSAV)

Graduates of this degree in Architecture Studies will be technically competent and scientifically rigorous professionals who will be involved in productive architectural work and architectural designs that satisfy both aesthetic and technical requirements. You will have knowledge of the history and theories of architecture, urban design and urban planning, research methods and preparation of construction projects, in addition to the problems of structure, construction and engineering related to building design. You will understand the relationships between people, buildings and their environment, and the architectural profession and its role in society, enabling you to take into account the social factors of design.

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Duration
5 years
Study load
300 ECTS credits (including the bachelor's thesis). One credit is equivalent to a study load of 25-30 hours.
Delivery
Face-to-face
Fees and grants
Approximate fees per academic year: €2,326 (€3,489 for non-EU residents). Consult the public fees system based on income (grants and payment options).
Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register
Places
100
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Legalisation of foreign documents
All documents issued in non-EU countries must be legalised and bear the corresponding apostille.

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  • Acoustic Design 3
  • Advanced Architectural Interiors 4
  • Analysis, Consolidation and Strengthening of Existing Structures 2.5
  • Analysis, Consolidation and Strengthening of Existing Structures. Design and Pre-Dimensioning 3.5
  • Anamorphosis 2.5
  • Applied Reinforced Concrete 4
  • Architecture and Cooperation 2
  • Architecture and Cooperation 3
  • Architecture of Monasteries 5
  • Architecture: Ideation and Graphic Communication 2.5
  • Aulaarq Architecture Auscultation 3
  • Aularch Architecture Auscultation 3.5
  • Barcelona, Architecture, Imagination 4.5
  • Barcelona, Architecture, Imagination 4
  • Barcelona. Architecture. Imagination 4
  • Bim for Project Design and Management 3.5
  • Bim the Constructive Model with Pladur's Elements 3.5
  • Bioclimatic Architecture 4
  • Bioclimatic Architecture 3.5
  • Build in Extremes 3
  • Canons of Catalan Architecture 5.5
  • Canons of Catalan Architecture: After Coderch and (So Far 1992) 5
  • Canons of Catalan Architecture: After Coderch II (From 1992) 5
  • Cities: Stone on Paper 3.5
  • City and Life 4
  • Communicate Architecture 2.5
  • Communicative Structures 3
  • Computer-Aided Structural Design 4.5
  • Computer-Aided Structural Design 3.5
  • Construction of Steel Structures 2.5
  • Constructive Details 4.5
  • Ecological Urbanism: Theory and History 4
  • Energy Rehabilitation of the Modern Facade (Second Period_1950-65) 3.5
  • Execution Process and Technological Innovation 4.5
  • Food Takes Command 3
  • Forming Form 5
  • Gaudí. Geometry and Mechanics 4.5
  • Gaudí. Geometry and Mechanics 5
  • Graphic and Qualitative Methods in Structural Analysis and Design 3
  • Heritage: Discussions, Proceedings, Actions 3.5
  • Informal Mathematics and Computer Programming for Parametric Design 3
  • Inside 3
  • Introduction to Electronic Portfolios 2
  • Languedoc-Roussillon: the Architecture of the Holidays 3.5
  • Le Corbusier's Architectural Legacy, Fifty Years Later 3
  • Learning From Barcelona 2.5
  • Learning From Barcelona 4.5
  • Learning From Copenhague 3
  • Lightweight Construction 4
  • Lightweight Construction 4.5
  • Low3 - Zero Living 2
  • Low3 Living Zero 3
  • Parametric Architecture 3.5
  • Parametric Architecture 4
  • Plaster Models 3.5
  • Projects (Problems and Solutions) 5
  • Projects in Cultural Landscapes 4.5
  • Rehabilitation Criteria and Techniques 4.5
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures. Unidirectional and Bidirectional 4
  • Reynalds Radical 3
  • Rowe After of Rowe 3
  • Scale 1:1 5
  • Scale 1:1 (2.0) 5
  • Solar Decathlon 1.0. 6
  • Solar Decathlon 2014_14p_Dldj 7
  • Solar Decathlon Qp18 6
  • Sound Quality of Architecture 2.5
  • Spatial Network Dynamics 4.5
  • Steel Structures 2.5
  • Steel Structures 4
  • Steel Structures 4.5
  • Sunion Learning Innovation 3
  • Sunion Learning Innovation 3.5
  • The City Project 4
  • The Explosion of the Contemporary City 4
  • The Trees in Landscape Architecture 3.5
  • Today's Classroom 3
  • Tosca 3.5
  • Trans- 3.5
  • Travel Notes: Milan 5
  • Travel Notes: Rome 5
  • Travel Notes: Venice 5
  • Urban Metabolism: the Rels Project 4.5
  • Urban Metabolism: the Rels Project 2 4.5
  • Watercolor 5
  • What is Important to Explain a Project of Architecture and How IT Communicates 2.5
  • Wooden Structures 2.5
  • Wooden Structures 3.5
  • Workshop Cities Revis (It) 3.5
  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS
Professional opportunities
  • Building design.
  • Design of public space.
  • Calculation of structures in the building.
  • Urban and territorial planning.
  • Real estate management.
  • Interior design and the design of furniture and objects.
  • Design of temporary structures, exhibitions and theatre sets.
  • Graphic design.
  • Diagnosis of energy consumption of buildings and urban spaces.
  • Environmental impact studies.
  • Architecture and the law: appraisal, arbitration and valuation; dealing with procedures regarding building use.
  • Teaching and research.
With universities around the world
  • Degree in Architecture Studies and Laurea Magistrale a Ciclo Unico in Architettura (Classe LM-4) from the Università degli Studi di Enna "Kore"
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