The Architectural Technology program at Fanshawe College is a 3-year program.
This award-winning program provides knowledge in all aspects of the architectural, engineering, and construction industries. The Architectural Technology program prioritizes project-based studio learning, offering students expertise in architectural design, technical documentation, engineering building systems, planning, building codes, construction science, and project implementation.
Students engage in virtual design and construction (VDC) of small and large buildings of various types, using various software such as Revit and AutoCAD, among others.
The program focuses on immersive studio modeling, cutting-edge technologies, industry-oriented curriculum with an emphasis on project-based learning, preparing graduates for work in the modern construction industry. In industry-modeled studio sessions, the latest technologies and practices are used to prepare students for participation in a full range of construction projects.
Students engage in virtual design and construction (VDC) of small and large buildings of various types while simultaneously studying the integration of structural, mechanical, and electrical systems. The Architectural Technology program consists of six academic semesters and three semesters of paid work within the three-year period. Co-op Opportunities
The Architectural Technology program offers a Co-op component, providing students with the opportunity to gain direct workplace experience in professional firms, industrial and commercial corporations, or government institutions.
Co-op students qualify for positions such as junior assistant architect, junior architect, construction drawing draftsman, junior CAD technologist, junior BIM technologists, junior BIM manager, junior field supervisor, junior project coordinator, junior plans examiner/inspector, and junior technical representative. Career Opportunities
Graduates can work as:
The tuition cost for international students is 48,303 Canadian dollars for the entire program.
- Head of drawing group
- Coordinator of new home construction
- Site supervisors and project managers