Do you want to be a successful architect someday? Whether you are planning to put up your own architecture firm, or work for a top architecture company in Malaysia, you will go through a lot of challenges that will help you gain knowledge and experience.

Architecture students are equipped with design, technical and visual skills. Below are just some of the opportunities that you can get as a professional architect soon.

Job Choices

These are the jobs which are related directly to the architecture degree:

  • Architect
  • Fire risk assessor
  • Spatial and interior designer
  • Urban designer
  • Architectural technologist
  • CAD technician

Jobs where your architecture degree would become useful:

  • Landscape architect
  • Development and planning surveyor
  • Production designer – film, television and theatre
  • VFX artist
  • Structural engineer
  • Town planner
  • Higher education lecturer
  • Conservation officer and historic buildings inspector
  • Building surveyor
  • Commercial and residential surveyor
  • Construction manager
  • Estates manager

Work experience

Looking for industrial placement for more experience would be beneficial for you. These kinds of opportunities can help you develop a better understanding of different architectural practices. Moreover, you can gain industry contacts, and improve your skill set and confidence.

Completing your professional experience demonstrates to employers that you are motivated, reliable and hardworking.

Important skills your CV

As an architecture student, you will develop special skills that include the following:

  • Research skills
  • Decision making ability
  • Flexibility and adaptability for dealing with lots of unexpected situations whenever necessary
  • The ability to improve, reflect on your professional performances
  • Drawing, numeracy and design
  • IT skills
  • project management skills
  • The ability to solve different problems in a logical, analytical way
  • The ability to work as a team member
  • Oral and written communication in multiple settings