2 years
Jan Aug
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 22,317
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Building design and land development require a large number of professionals with a wide range of skills. This program prepares students for many of these careers, including architectural drafter, engineering drafter, computer-aided drafter, civil or surveying drafter, architectural engineering technologist, design assistant, specifications assistant and field inspector/ contract administrator. Graduates will be able to:

  1. using computer-aided drafting, produce a representative set of accurate working drawings for a house and a small commercial building;
  2. apply principles of mechanical and electrical systems to the design of a building;
  3. apply principles of mechanics to the design of building elements;
  4. perform tests on materials such as concrete, metals and wood;
  5. perform basic surveying operations;
  6. write technical computer programs;
  7. apply principles of sustainable design to buildings;
  8. evaluate a building design using building codes and zoning regulations;
  9. use communication skills effectively in the work environment.