Taught course

Professional Certificate in Architecture

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Qualifications
PGCert

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Entry requirements

Applicants will need to hold an undergraduate qualification with RIBA/ARB Part 1 status.

Students on this programme are expected to be in either architectural practice, relevant qualified employment or voluntary work, as detailed by ARB/RIBA for PEDR purposes.

Months of entry

June

Course content

This course is designed to support graduates from a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 1 accredited qualification in architecture, who are undertaking experience in professional practice, prior to entry on a Part 2 course.

The course aims to provide easy access to professional, work-related and educational advice, at the same time as monitoring and helping you interpret your practice-based experience. This is recognised by the RIBA and the Architects Registration Board (ARB) as part of the UK system for ensuring high quality entrants to the profession. Whilst not a mandatory requirement for progression, it's an excellent opportunity for formal support from leading academics.

Why study this course?

  • Benefit from full NTU student status - enrolment on this course entitles you to use of the University's industry-standard facilities, libraries and learning spaces.
  • Develop your personal design style, supported by a University with a strong design heritage; NTU began life as the Nottingham Government School of Design in 1843. Your learning is also underpinned by the School’s significant expertise as a built environment educator.
  • Access NTU's NOW e-platform, a space to share relevant content and facilitate discussion with your peers. You'll also be encouraged to communicate regularly with your Professional Studies Advisor, either face-to-face or by email.
  • Take advantage of NTU's expert Employability team, who can assist with refining your CV, developing professional skills, and sourcing relevant employment opportunities.
  • Benefit from a peer-to-peer support network, facilitated by a series of recall days that you'll be invited to attend. Have the opportunity to meet with other practising professionals at a similar career stage, expanding you industry network.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    full time
    15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
NTU Admissions
Email
applications@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 848 4200