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Course Duration

3 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

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 be part of the architectural design team to execute building design through architectural detailing and specifications, prepare architectural project documentation, check compliance with industry standards, codes and regulation, with appropriate building design technology to enhance building productivity.

What you'll learn

  • Produce spatial drawings
  • Produce Building CAD Drawings
  • Develop architectural project proposal
  • Execute architectural design and submission processes
  • Produce architectural detail and tender drawings
  • Develop architectural design for construction 
  • Construct architectural BIM model
  • Perform BIM coordination for architectural design
  • Apply Green Mark and Universal Design requirements

Entry Requirements

Admission to Year 1 of the 3-year curriculum structure:

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:

  • Grade 1-8


GCE ‘N’ level passes in Mathematics or Science* and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5

* Mobile Robotics, Smart Electrical Technology, Mechanical Design & Automation, IoT Applications, and Mobile Web Applications subjects can be used in lieu of Science for admission to this Higher Nitec course.


  • 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 may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Architectural Technology graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to a Technical Engineer Diploma course at ITE. For more details on progression, please click here.

Higher Nitec in Architectural Technology graduates with a GPA of 2.0 and above may also 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 to provide technology support in building industry primarily in architectural firms and government agencies. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Architectural Technical Executive, Architectural Project Coordinator and BIM Design Coordinator.