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Different Career Opportunities After You Get Your B.Arch Degree

A career in architecture is a rather lucrative and attractive prospect. It gives you a lot of potentials when it comes to development. An architectural degree covers topics such as safety management, material management, spatial design, etc. Architects are the creators of those spectacular buildings and structures that we see around us. After completing your B.Arch education, you can find a lot of job opportunities in both the public as well as the private sector.

B.Arch Course Overview

The Bachelor of Architecture course is a 5-year full-time program that consists of 10 semesters. During this time, students learn subjects like arts, engineering, and technology, including the professional practice of architecture. It’s a mix of theory and studio-based exercises, where students are given maximum exposure. Once you’ve completed your B.Arch, you can also register with the Council of Architecture. You can also pursue advanced architecture courses like Master of Architecture (M.Arch) and a Ph.D. in Architecture.


Candidates with the following criteria are eligible for a Bachelor of Architecture course.

1. Candidates who have qualified a recognized aptitude test in Architecture (NATA or equivalent).

2. Candidates who have completed 10+2 with English and Mathematics as their compulsory subjects and also secured at least 50% marks.

3. Candidates who have completed a 10+3 Diploma in any stream.

Career Scopes and Job Opportunities

After a B.Arch degree, you can either choose to opt for higher studies or apply for a job directly. There are many positions and career prospects when it comes to a B.Arch graduate. Here is a list of some job opportunities:

A. Engineering and Architectural Managers

Engineering and architectural managers look after the planning and direction of activities in the company.

B. Drafter

After your B.Architecture course, you can also secure yourself a job as a drafter. Drafters are the ones who convert designs into drawings using the software.

C. Interior Designers

An interior designer takes care of designing the interior spaces to ensure they are functional, beautiful, and safe. They determine space requirements and also select the right lighting, colors, and materials.

D. Industrial Designers

Industrial designers specialize in concepts that are related specifically to industries.

E. Landscape Architects

A landscape architect designs outdoor spaces like parks, recreational facilities, campuses, and other open spaces.

Other Job Profiles after B.Arch

1.  A commercial or residential surveyor
2. Building surveyor
3. Construction manager
4. Higher education lecturer
5. Estates manager
6. Planning and development surveyor
7. Production designer
8. Structural engineer
9. Town planner
10. Historic buildings inspector
11. Conservation officer

Job opportunities in both India and foreign countries are very high, given the fact that all countries are looking to improve the infrastructure of old buildings and build new ones. If you’re looking to pursue a B.Arch course, then you should check the BArch course offered by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education(MAHE).

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