Fanshawe College

Architectural Technology

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:Donald J. Smith School of Building Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; University Transfer
Field of Study:Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Architectural History and Criticism, General
Architectural Technology/Technician
Description:The program introduces the student to the principles of design and planning sustainable construction and contemporary building methods, and structural and environmental engineering related to architectural construction. Individual and team projects involved with residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional buildings, assist in the development of knowledge and skills required for careers in the architectural field. This co-operative education program consists of 6 academic semesters and 4 work terms over a 3.3 to 3.7 year period.

The potential for growth and career satisfaction in the Architectural field is high. With your advanced Diploma, you'll learn the principles of design, focusing your ideas into projects that have potential to succeed. As well, you'll learn about contemporary building methods, and structural and environmental engineering. With more focus these days on environmentally sustainable buildings, you'll have knowledge of all of the new trends and techniques. You'll be able to follow your passions, and hone the skills that excite you. You'll also gain hands-on knowledge of how buildings are created from their inception to completion by working on realistic residential, industrial, commercial and institutional projects. All this will be topped-off with four paid co-op work terms.
URL:Architectural Technology at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,872
Careers:Architectural Technologists and Technicians

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) - Mathematics ONE OF: - Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (C) (preferred) - Grade 12 Advanced Functions (U) - Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors (U) - Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management (U) - Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics* (C) (Note: minimum final grade required is 60)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Recommended Academic Preparation: -Grade 11 Functions and Applications (M) -Grade 11 or Grade 12 Construction Engineering Technology (C) -Grade 11 or Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) -Secondary School (U) level courses will prepare applicant for program instruction -Word Processing and Computer Application Skills -It is recommended that students in the Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program take a Technical or Apprenticeship Mathematics course within the ACE program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 15, 2021