Undergraduate Program

Architectural Technology

Architectural Technology

The department of Architectural Technology was established in the year 1994 with the task of training/educating students of architecture to awarding both National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes. The department since inception has had several re-accreditations making the programme a success with thousands of it’s products spread across the world. The department is involved in teaching and research activities, students assessment and presentations at all levels as fulfillment of the academic requirements during each session. The department has a total number of 18 teaching staffs comprising of chief lecturers, principal lecturer, senior lecturers, chief instructor, principal instructors, lecturer I – III and assistant lecturer, with qualifications from PhD, Masters degree, Bachelor degree and HND degree respectively. There are nine non teaching staffs comprising of chief technical officer, higher technician, assistant technician, principal executive officer, principal confidential secretary, Administration officer II, assistant executive officer and laboratory attendants. The department has a total number of 185 students from both ND and HND programmes. The facilities includes 6- studios, 13-staff offices, 1 modelling room, 1-computer studio, 1-data room and laboratory. Workshop practices takes place in building department workshop. The department made a lot of impact on physical and built environment, won so many architectural competitions by it’s students and it’s graduate had high employer rating in their working places.

The Federal Polytechnic Bida

Department Contact Info

National Diploma (ND)

North Central, Nigeria
KM 1.5, Doko Road, Bida
Niger State


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.

Social Info

Why Study Here?

Architecture is one of the most well known and respected field that is only set to grow by leaps and bounds. Studying this course will broaden your horizon and make you become more proactive and productive in the field. Architecture influences every aspect of our lives from the houses we live in, the buildings we work in, the places we spend our leisure time are all designed by a trained architect. Undertaking this course will give the ability to lead in the design, delivery and management of the built environment and also develop the inherent range of abilities like creative, visual, technical, organizational and social. A career in architecture is profitable and has a lot of growth potential globally. Choosing this course of study comes with a lot of prospects ranging from small firms to larger practice in private sector while in public sector such as local authorities and housing association.

Addmission Requirement

National Diploma Requirement (ND)

O’level results with credit in English, Mathematics, Physics and any other two from the following: chemistry, agriculture science, geography and biology

Higher National Diploma Requirement (HND)

ND certificate with minimum of lower credit or pass with 2years Industrial training 1 year industrial training O’level results with credit in English, Mathematics, Physics and any other two from the following: chemistry, agriculture science, geography and biology

Idris Abdulrahman Baba

Head of Department
Idris Abdulrahman Baba Born on 3rd october, 1983 attended the following with certificate: 1. Neco certificate at Government Day Secondary school Minna (2000) 2. B.Tech Architecture at Federal University of Technology Minna (2006) 3. M.Tech Architecture at Federal University of Technology Minna (2011) 4. M.Tech Sustainable Urban Development at Federal University of Technology Minna (2018) Working experience in the following places: 1. Niger state Urban Development Board Minna as Architect II (2009-2011) 2. Architectural Technology department, Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger state (from 2012- till date. (From Lecturer III to Senior lecturer) Professional Membership 1. Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) F4228 2. Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) M/4070 3. Association of Cities Manager of Nigeria (A MAN) EXPERIENCES Lecturing courses in Architectural Technology Department Supervising projects Coordinator of students industrial scheme Department examination officer