Falling applications for architecture courses – I wonder why?


UKAS Architecture applications fall by 17.2% http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/8624463.article

Higher graduate unemployment rate (9.5% compared to 8.5% generally) http://b4ed.com/TN_99_Build_Engineer_Graduate_Employment.html

Unemployment generally – 1030 architects unemployed http://www.building.co.uk/architects%E2%80%99-unemployment-rate-falls-by-16-in-a-year/5028097.article

University debt – 67% of architecture students say they are experience ‘basic financial hardship’.  http://www.architecture.com/Files/RIBAProfessionalServices/Education/CareersInArchitecture/StudentFinancesSurvey2011.pdf

Professional Pay – £38.4 median Full time salary http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes/visualizations/full-time-salaries-men-and-women-c  and http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2009/nov/12/pay-salaries-survey-ashe-ons

but thankfully they are the sexiest professionals! http://www.worldarchitecturenews.com/index.php?fuseaction=wanappln.projectview&upload_id=14307

About constructionlca

Co-author Green Guide to Specification, expert in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), EPDs and sustainability for the construction materials sector Researching Building LCA and how we can increase uptake at the Open University. Tweets as @constructionlca
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