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The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture (The Cambridge Part 3 Course and Examination) has validation from the ARB and RIBA for graduates who have obtained RIBA/ARB Parts 1 and 2 or have confirmation of Parts 1 and 2 equivalence from the ARB. The aim of the course is to act as a forum for discussion of certain major concerns of the profession as well as providing preparation for the examination.

Aims of the programme

The aim of the programme is to enable candidates to successfully present themselves to the examiners through the various required submissions and to receive an endorsement of competency to practice as an Architect. The programme will act as a forum for a wider discussion of issues affecting the profession and the construction industry in the UK and further afield. Further information can be found at the Department of Architecture.


The assessment comprises several elements. To successfully complete the course the candidate will need to pass all elements:

  • Professional Experience Development Record
  • Personal Statement and CV
  • Case Study
  • Written Examination (Papers 1 + 2)
  • Oral Examination

Fees and funding

For the year 2019-2020 the Course Fee will be £3250.00. The full fee will then be payable by successful candidates by 31st July 2019. The fee includes a £250 non-refundable deposit.

Students will be expected to cover any costs of travel, accommodation and subsistence during residential sessions in Cambridge.

How to apply

Only fully completed applications will be considered and must include:

  • Copies of relevant qualification certificates and transcripts
  • Language proficiency if required
  • Contact details of two referees who will be contacted on your behalf

The application deadline is Monday 24th of May 2019. Interviews will be offered to eligible candidates in the week commencing 3rd June 2019. 

Graduate work in Cambridge is intense and very intellectually demanding and so the University has high academic entry requirements. You are normally expected to hold:

  • At least a 2i honours degree from a UK university or an equivalent standard from an overseas university; and
  • Completion of, or release from, any current training or education course.

The application process will open soon and applications will be accepted until 24 May 2019.


If you have any academic questions, please contact the Course Director,  ()

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact our Admissions team: 

If you have any other queries, please contact the  at The Department of Architecture

Visit the PG Cert Professional Practice in Architecture page on the University of Cambridge website for more details!




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