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Are you in love with the designs of buildings? Searching for information about the various courses in architecture? Here it is, all the essential information you are looking for. It includes the details of this field, courses in this field and what types of jobs can be taken up after completing any course in architecture.


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Ever wondered how the architectural marvels like the Burj-al-Arab in Dubai, Taiwan 101 in Taipei, Red Pepper House in Kenya etc. were built? These creative ideas came up in the minds of world renowned architects who put in substantial efforts and build these beautiful and aesthetically designed buildings. Architecture is one of the most trending professions today with increasing focus on green technology. If your creative juices and imagination is overflowing then a career in architecture could be your future path.
Read on, to understand whether opting for a career in architecture is your cup of tea.





Architecture Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Architecture courses in India.


1. B.A. Rural Development
2. B.Arch Architecture
3. B.E Naval Architecture
4. B.E. Architecture
5. B.E. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
6. B.Tech Architecture
7. B.Tech Ceramics & Cement Technology
8. B.Tech Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
9. Certificate in Rural Development (CRD)
10. Certification Rural Development (CRD)
11. Diploma Ceramic Technology
12. Diploma Naval Architecture
13. Diploma Rural Development
14. M.A. Rural Development
15. M.A. Rural Development (MARD)
16. M.A. Rural Development (MARD)
17. M.A. Visual Arts
18. M.Arch
19. M.Arch Landscape Architecture
20. M.E. Building Sciences and Technology
21. M.Tech. Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
22. Master in Arch. Digital Media
23. Master in Architectural Conservation
24. Ph.D Planning and Architecture
25. Post Graduate Diploma Rural Development
26. Post Graduate Diploma Rural Development (PGDRD)


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To become an architect would mean opting for a diploma or degree course in architecture, which can further lead to a PG, and a PhD if higher studies your main goal. This is a professional stream and curriculum is taught using theory classes, practical, tutorials, seminars, projects, workshops and field visits. Students in this stream spend a large amount of time in design studio working alone or in groups on projects, which interest them. Government and private colleges offer degrees in this stream. The curriculum may include study of specialized courses like lighting, green building, construction management, fire protection engineering, building transportation systems, acoustics design and construction etc.

Architects find jobs in PSU departments of National Institute of Urban Affairs, Public Works Department, Housing and Urban Development Corporation, Ministry of Defense, National Building Organization, Archaeological Department, Town and Country Planning Organization, Departments of Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Public Sector Undertakings, National Building Construction Corporation Ltd., etc. Even state departments, housing boards, and local bodies can employ architects. The graduate architect can also take up a job in private sector or set up own business or consulting firm. The roles offered to the graduates could be architect trainee, architecture designer, architectural engineer, interior designer to name a few.

To sum up, the demand for designing buildings and structures will never wither. Hence choosing a career in architecture would prove an evergreen one. So, what are you waiting for? Join this stream and become a renowned architect and build a structure which will remain a legacy for years to come.