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You must hold exemption from the ARB/RIBA Part I and Part II examinations. You should also:
- have completed at least 12 months practical training
- be employed in an approved architectural practice or related organisation.
Months of entry
The course is intended for those graduates who hold a Master of Architecture degree (or its equivalent with ARB/RIBA Part II exemption) and who wish to proceed to full professional status with the ability to practice as an architect in the UK.
Our Architectural Practice and Management Diploma (APMD) is prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and is validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as meeting the standards for the final Part 3 qualification required to practice as an Architect in the UK. Successful completion of the course allows admission to the Register of Architects as maintained by ARB and permits full membership of the RIBA.
Information for international studentsEnglish Language Requirements
To study this course you need to meet our Band 3 English Language Requirements.
Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page in our online Prospectus.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Nicola Rutherford, Postgraduate Taught Secretary, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
- +44 (0) 191 208 6509