Professional Practice Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 3 exemption) (PGDip)

Kingston University    Kingston School of Art

Part time September PGDip 1 year part time
Architecture, Building & Planning (3)

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Are you an aspiring architect looking to take the final step towards qualification and registration in the UK? Look no further than our Professional Practice Architecture programme at Kingston University. This part-time PGDip course focuses on the essential legal, professional, and managerial skills needed to excel in architectural practice. Taught by industry professionals and experts, you'll benefit from their wealth of experience. With no exams, you'll be assessed through scenario-based coursework and a viva voce. Our course is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and covers the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) criteria. Don't miss the opportunity to become a qualified architect with our rigorous and detail-oriented programme.

About the course

This course is the last stage of the formal education leading to qualification and registration as an architect in the UK.

It focuses on the legal, procedural, professional and managerial competencies needed to engage in architectural practice as a critical and reflective practitioner.

You will be taught by professionals, established practitioners and experts. We also provide additional value with Professional Practice Podcasts. The course covers the RIBA criteria for Part 3 prescribed by the ARB.

The Part 3 assignments mean that there are no exams. At the end of your course, you will present Professional Experience Development Records (PEDRs), Case Study Volumes, a Scenario-Based report, and then sit the viva voce.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have:

ARB/RIBA Parts 1 and 2 or exemptions;
a minimum of 13 months of approved, logged experience, preferably in the UK;
a high level of commitment to the course and support from your employer; and
a good level of written and spoken English.

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Up to 3,500


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