Course Details

Diploma in Architectural Technology

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

R 19.740

Arts, Design & Architecture

1-2 years


Course Start- 04 Jun 2018

Nelson Mandela University

Architectural Technologists are the practical executors of the architect's conceptual designs. Their work involves drawing, site surveying, presentation preparation, detail and landscape design, preparation of working drawings and supervision of the building process.


  • Admission Points Score of 32.
  • Minimum NSC requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 3 (40-49%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 3 (40-49%) for Mathematics or 5 (60-69%) for Mathematical Literacy.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 26 and 31, may be referred to write the Access Assessment Battery before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the course.
  • Qualifying applicants will be required to prepare a prescribed portfolio, attend an interview and complete a placement assessment. Some applicants may be required to attend a three-week "preparation to architectural technology" qualification course prior to registration.

More information about the Application Procedure Here.