The first 2 years of this programme is conducted by SLIIT and it is recognized as being equivalent to the first two years of the Liverpool John Moores University architecture degree in terms of quality, standard and the outcome of the programme. Upon the successful completion of the first two years of the SLIIT Architecture bachelor’s programme, students will progress to the third year where they register directly with the Liverpool John Moores University in UK to complete their BSc (Honors) Degree in Architecture while being at the SLIIT School of Architecture in our Malabe campus in Sri Lanka.
Third year syllabus and curriculum conducted at the SLIIT School of Architecture, is completely based on the Liverpool John Moores curriculum and the degree is awarded directly by Liverpool John Moores university, UK at completion of the 3rd year.
The first two years of study at SLIIT aims to provide students with an inclusive understanding of the cultural and traditional context of Architectural design in Sri Lanka. The third and the final year of study collaborates with the University of Liverpool John Moores, to introduce the global dynamic of the degree, imparting international awareness needed to provide students with a comprehensive education in becoming truly global graduates of Architecture
The degree will cover subject areas ranging from Architectural design, History and theory of Architecture, Culture and Society, Environment, Urbanism, Construction Technology and professional practice to AutoCAD and freehand drawing. It’s out comes are based on the SLIA and RIBA requirements for professional Part -01 degree programmes. This BSc (Hons) degree in Architecture is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Sri Lanka opening opportunities to pursue postgraduate studies in related fields at government Universities.
This will be a firm foundation that paves the way to a number of other interesting postgraduate programs and professions as well. Urban design, Town and Country planning, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Archeology, Conservation and Project Management are some of the areas to which BSc(Hons) Architecture graduates can divert in to apart from a professional carrier in Architecture. After completing the BSc (Hons) Architecture degree at SLIIT, with minimum 6 months of work experience under a Chartered Architect, students are eligible to follow the MSc. Architecture degree programme at SLIIT. After the successful completion of this two-year post graduate degree – the MSc (Architecture) is also awarded by the University of Liverpool John Moores in the United Kingdom.
Eligibility for the programmes are as follows:
GCE Advanced Level (Local) – 3 passes in any stream. (Preferably in the Biology, Mathematics or Engineering Technology)
GCE Advanced Level ((Ed-excel/Cambridge) – 3 passes and meet the required 5 points
Compulsory “C”passes in Mathematics and English at the GCE Ordinary Level (Local / London)
Successful candidates will be selected through an aptitude test (followed by an interview if required) conducted by the SLIIT School of Architecture at the SLIIT Malabe Campus.