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Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Program overview
5 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
8,500 EUR
September 2021

8,500 EUR
September 2022

8,500 EUR
September 2023

Program description

Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

On this bachelor's degree you will acquire the knowledge and skills needed by law to work as a professional architect. You will receive comprehensive training in ambits such as urban and building design, construction and structural techniques, drawing and systems of representation, and the theory and history of architecture.Once you have graduated you will be qualified to work in a creative, open and vocational profession that has a wide range of professional opportunities.

Why study Architecture at the URV?

  • The quality of these studies has been recognized as the second best school in Spain according to the U-ranking, the list of Spanish universities drawn up by the BBVA Foundation and the Valencian Institute of Economic Research and assesses the activities of teaching, research and technological development.
  • Thanks to the small groups you can receive training with a personalized and close treatment. In addition, the intense research activity of the teaching staff is transferred to the classroom, so that the contents and techniques taught are always current and scientifically proven.
  • The strong international vocation of our studies means that once you have graduated, you have the skills to work in any architecture studio around the world. In fact, many of our graduates already work in countries such as Brazil, India or France, among others

This course is also taught in Catalan.

Admission requirements

Regarding the technical aspects, candidates should have studied technical drawing, be familiar with mathematic calculations and geometry and have an interest in physical and environmental phenomena.

Candidates should be interested in the artistic and technical aspects related to the degree. Regarding the artistic aspects, candidates should be able to draw and paint in different registers, have an interest in the visual aspects of contemporary culture, in particular photography and cinema, and knowledge of the history of art, in particular those aspects related to architectural heritage.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

1st Year

First Semester

  • Architectural Drawing I
  • Introduction to Projects I
  • Mathematics I
  • Physics
  • Descriptive Geometry I

Second Semester

  • Mathematics II
  • Architectural Drawing II
  • Introduction to Projects II
  • Descriptive Geometry II
  • Art and Architecture

2nd Year

First Semester

  • Facilities Physics
  • Urbanism and Projects I
  • Construction I
  • Structures I

Second Semester

  • Representation Techniques
  • Urbanism and Projects II
  • Construction II
  • Facilities I
  • History of Architecture I

3rd Year

First Semester

  • Construction III
  • Structures II
  • Facilities II
  • History of Architecture II
  • Theory of Architecture
  • Urbanism and Projects III

Second Semester

  • Urbanism and Projects IV
  • Construction IV
  • Geotechnics
  • Structures III
  • History of Architecture III

4th Year

First Semester

  • Urbanism and Projects V
  • Construction V
  • Structures IV
  • Composition I
  • Measurements and Budgets

Second Semester

  • Urbanism and Projects VI
  • Facilities III
  • Composition II
  • Professional Management
  • Optional

5th Year

First Semester

  • Pathologies and Rehabilitation
  • Urbanism and Projects VII
  • Legal Architecture
  • Facilities IV
  • Optional

Second Semester

  • Urbanism and Projects VIII
  • Optional


  • Final Degree Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

The tuition fee for both EU and International students is: 8500 EUR


Credits: 60

Career opportunities

Within the branch of architecture and construction, some of these specialty areas are:

  • The restoration and rehabilitation of buildings
  • The calculation of structures
  • The calculation and design of facilities
  • Urbanism and the urban environment of the building
  • Interior and object design
  • Constructive techniques
  • Landscaping
  • Environment
  • The legal architecture
  • Property valuation

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Universitat Rovira i Virgili

The Rovira i Virgili University (URV) is a young and dynamic university serving the needs of society, with an international outlook and a close relationship with our immediate socioeconomic environment. Located in Tarragona, approximately 100 kms south-west of Barcelona on...

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Universitat Rovira i Virgili

C. de l'Escorxador, s/n
43003 Tarragona Catalonia

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