Program Information

School: Conestoga College
Faculty: Cambridge Campus
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Architecture and Related Services, Other
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Description: This dynamic four-year co-op degree, delivered at the honours level, focuses on the entire architectural process from planning phase through to occupancy and the adaptive re-use of buildings. This program is the only one of its kind in Canada, highlighting both project management and facility management. Through a unique project-based learning environment, students learn and apply their knowledge to real-world projects using creativity and critical problem solving. Students will gain strong foundations in architecture, construction, basic engineering and business; comprehensive insight into project and facility management; and have additional exposure to liberal arts disciplines and practical applications for the business enterprise. Throughout the program, students will experience a strong focus on sustainability from design to operations using initiatives such as LEED, Green Globes, BOMA BEST, ASHRAE and net-zero buildings. Graduates entering the workforce, will have unsurpassed skills in leadership, teamwork and individual initiative in addition to their discipline-specific knowledge and practical skills.

Architecture-Project and Facility Management is accredited by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and graduates are eligible to become Certified Facility Managers after three years work experience. The program is also recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Students are able to write the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam after completion of year 3 and graduates are eligible to apply for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification after related work experience and writing the PMP exam.

URL: Architecture – Project and Facility Management at Conestoga College
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,304

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Enrolment #: 30
Careers: Administrative Officers,Project Managers,Telecommunication Carrier Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 65 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older, and a minimum of six (6) Grade 12 courses with a minimum cumulative average of 65%, including three (3) required U level courses and three (3) additional U or M level courses (Higher averages are often required for admission due to competition for available spaces in the program.) The following Grade 12 U courses, or equivalent, are required: English (ENG4U), Physics (SPH4U), one of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U) OR Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U), and three (3) other Grade 12 U or M level courses.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with transcripts from institutions where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum test score on one of the following language proficiency tests or equivalent scores from another internationally recognized English language test: IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL iBT 88; CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60; PTE Academic 58; or Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6. We offer a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but all other admission criteria have been met. An applicant will be eligible for admission to the degree program after completion of level 4 of the General Arts and Science – English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%. Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.