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A world of opportunity

Once you finish your degree, you’ll be ready to get out there and develop your career in a wide range of areas.

Whether you are inspired by building design, starting your own studio, architectural engineering, urban planning or even going beyond and working as an architecture journalist, as an IE Architecture graduate, you will be more than prepared to use your expertise in fostering innovation to make a positive impact in your field and potentially beyond. Below you will find some of the areas you can specialize in.


If you choose to go for a career in Alternative Practices, you will get to work as an architecture writer or journalist. You will also be doing urban planning, urban design and digital design.


If you decide to go into the world of Design, then you will be able to work in building design, interior design, or even be an art director.


If you feel more inclined towards Management, then you will be prepared to create your own studio, work in real estate development, be a construction project manager or even provide consultancy.


If Construction and Engineering is what you feel passionate about, then you will be involved in architectural engineering, civil engineering, and construction.

Jaime Pagés on graduation day

Jaime Pagés

Bachelor in Architectural Studies, class of 2014

«After graduating with a Dean’s Award Distinction in the summer of 2015, I was finishing a master’s degree at Rice University in the US and I really wanted to keep on living and learning there, so I sent some CVs out, and after a few internships I got an offer from Rick Joy Architects, one of the most renowned American architecture firms of our time. Not only did they hire me for my portfolio and CV, but also for my communication and social skills.


I must say that IE University enables you to fully develop your unique potential through the personalized attention they offer, the internships they make available to you according to your interests, and by training you in communication skills, something usually underrated in schools, but that in my case landed me a fantastic job.»

Jaime Pagés and David Goodman, director of Undergraduate Studies in Architecture at IE Universtiy on graduation day.