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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Have you ever wondered how a house or a building is planned, designed and coordinated?

Take up the Higher Nitec in Architectural Technology course and learn how you can assist the architects to develop architectural detailing and specifications, prepare architectural project documentation, ensure compliance with industry standards, codes and regulations, through the use of appropriate technology, efficient flow of information within an organisation.

What you'll learn

  • Construct architectural drawings
  • Develop architectural project presentation
  • Execute architectural design process
  • Develop architectural design for construction
  • Perform BIM coordination for architectural design
  • Apply Green Mark and Universal Design requirements

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level passes in English Language, Mathematics and 1 approved subject:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in an approved subject: [Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computing / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physics / Engineering Science / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Physical Science / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.


  • Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.
  • Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Architectural Technology graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Architectural Technology graduates are employed by government departments, statutory boards, architectural firms and construction companies. Some of the job titles held by graduates include:

  • Architectural Technical Officer
  • Architectural Technical Coordinator
  • Architectural Technologist
  • Architectural Building Information Modeling (BIM) Specialist