Taught course

Professional Practice in Architecture

University of Cambridge · Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will normally have achieved a UK 2:1 honours degree or overseas equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate is aimed at individuals who have completed ARB/RIBA Parts 1 and 2 with at least two years' practical training experience in architectural or related practice under the direct supervision of an Architect registered in the EU. At least 12 months of this supervised practice must be undertaken in the UK, under the direct supervision of a UK-registered Architect.

Students may apply to the Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture in their second year of practical experience, but must have 2 years of supervised practice in order to undertake the examinations.

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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