High School Subjects Needed To Study Architecture In South Africa

Once you’ve chosen Architecture as a career, the steps you take to reach your goal starts with laying the foundation in high school.

Choose your high school subjects

The ability to draw is a good start, but there’s more to moulding a career in architecture.

To apply to study architecture in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the university, you need English and Mathematics or Physical Science as high school subjects. You must then pass a national benchmark test in Academic Literacy, Quantitative Literacy and Mathematics.

Where to study architecture in south Africa includes;

University of Cape Town

Durban University of Technology


University of the Free State

University of Johannesburg

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Nelson Mandela University

University of Pretoria

Tshwane University of Technology

University of the Witwatersrand