A UK 2:1 honours degree in architecture prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) at Part 1 or equivalent standard demonstrated in your portfolio.
You must submit a portfolio and a CV as part of your application.
If you do not hold an ARB Part 1 qualification, you will need to obtain qualifications at Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 level before being eligible for registration. For further details, please contact the ARB.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This is an exciting and innovative programme of study. Based in one of the most beautiful and architecturally important cities in the world.
The programme combines flexibility with rigour, allowing students to select from an exciting menu of studio courses and a choice of curricular pathways through the degree.
The programme has Architects Registration Board (ARB) prescription and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) validation. RIBA validation was achieved in 2011. The next RIBA visit is 2017.
For further information about ARB and the prescription of architectural qualifications, visit the ARB website:
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Edinburgh College of Art Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)131 650 4086